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There goes Slater with his HYPE-a-theticals

Posted September 14, 2013 7:06 pm 


Just because you shout it in caps doesn’t make you right Bluesman.

When is the last time Floyd CRUSHED anyone???

OK.., Floyd stopped V. Ortiz with a couple of “Please-Hit-Me” punches. Ortiz let Floyd hit him …. Josesito Lopez also stopped Ortiz, and Canelo crushed Josesito Lopez like he was a flyweight.

Sredmond and BLUESMAN are living in Zu Zu land.

Posted September 14, 2013 6:48 pm 


@ SREDMOND: I agree. Alvarez will be CRUSHED!!

Posted September 14, 2013 5:52 pm 


Mayweather will stop Alvarez late in the fight around the 10th round or so. It’s a no contest, Alvarez is a HYPE-JOB, Floyd will be on his A-game tonight, not even close people.

Posted September 14, 2013 5:10 pm 


canelo matthysse molina cano

Posted September 14, 2013 12:05 pm 


mayweather via ko

Posted September 14, 2013 12:02 pm 

Swiss Boxing Fan

Ah cool!! Have a good time in Zürich!!

Posted September 14, 2013 11:36 am 

It’s Me, Ernie

It would be great to see them knock each other down several times and get a draw…

Posted September 14, 2013 11:23 am 



Posted September 14, 2013 10:12 am 

Fighting Words

It appears that experts are counting Canelo to gas out and Mayweather will pull it off, not that Mayweather is so much better then the young 23 yr old. I think Canelo got a good nutritionous and got his stamina in check. He did very well he fought Trout and Trout did well on taking the fight to Canelo thinking he would gas out late and he got dropped. I don’t think Mayweather will take that chance. Mayweather will do his usual MO to pot shot and draw Canelo into a running contest to get him winded trying to land those big shot. it will be up to Canelo to slow the pace and make Mayweather fight. Mayweather is not lighting fast, just quick and Canelo can catch him if he take his time and wait for the pot shot, Mayweather does not throw Combos he haven’t threw them since being at WW.

Posted September 14, 2013 10:01 am 


yes it could also end in the return of the fan man who somehow flies through the ceiling of the MGM grand arena.

Posted September 14, 2013 9:31 am 



Posted September 14, 2013 8:18 am 


you’re NOT you’ee

Posted September 14, 2013 4:32 am 


@ TARK: You mean 22 years too young, I hope. ‘Cause otherwise what you’ee talking about is a mortal sin.

Posted September 14, 2013 4:31 am 


Whoa wait a minute! 22 YEARS TOO OLD?!

Posted September 14, 2013 4:27 am 


Well… I have to call it a draw between Ali Larter & Elizabeth Banks no pun intended. :-)

Posted September 14, 2013 4:25 am 


I just googled Paris Hilton’s age & she’s 32.

Posted September 14, 2013 3:04 am 


Paris Hilton has had a few jobs.., She’s done lots of gigs on talk shows. She’s even had movie roles. Not that she’s any good. A lot of clowns get jobs who don’t want them or need them. They get paid because they’re famous.

Posted September 14, 2013 1:55 am 


Mayweather-Alvarez will be “The One” fight Alvarez loses! AH HA HA HA HA!

Posted September 14, 2013 1:47 am 


lefhook’s got the beat!

Posted September 14, 2013 1:46 am 


Alvarez is a hype-job who will be exposed tomorrow night when he loses.

Posted September 14, 2013 1:43 am 


Floyd Mayweather Jr. will stop Alvarez late in the fight, but maybe as early as round 10. Alvarez has as good a chance of beating Mayweather as Paris Hilton does of getting a job.

Posted September 14, 2013 1:41 am 


Alvarez is a product??? Everyone is a product.. Cotto was a fair product.. Guerrero was a stinky product.. Canelo is the real deal.

Posted September 14, 2013 1:40 am 


Mayweather will stop Alvarez late. Alvarez is a product, and will be embarrassed horribly by Mayweather.

Posted September 14, 2013 1:37 am 


@ TARK. Nah.

Posted September 14, 2013 1:35 am 


If the “experts are agreed”, what do you have to write about then? What is your prediction as a boxing writer?

Posted September 14, 2013 1:30 am 


BLUESMAN.., You are peeing up a rope. Alvarez was the number one choice the world over to fight Floyd after Guerrero stunk the joint out with his, “God put me on Earth to humble Mayweather and Boxing” nonsense. People wanted to see a real fight — they got it.

Posted September 14, 2013 1:25 am 

pie chucker

wow the post did get removed.

Posted September 14, 2013 1:25 am 

pie chucker

your reported – come on buddy, surely you giggled a little bit? I thought it was quite witty prose

Posted September 14, 2013 1:23 am 


Alvarez is getting stopped, people. You heard it here first. He’s got about as much business in the ring with Mayweather as Kristen Stewart does in anti-drug commercial.

Posted September 14, 2013 1:03 am 

Tomato Can

If the fight is close enough for a draw, Canelo will win all day long.

Posted September 13, 2013 10:42 pm 


I predict Mayweather will win by a late stoppage, around round 11 or 12. I could be wrong, BUT I DON’T THINK SO! ‘Cause it’s a jungle out there.

Posted September 13, 2013 10:20 pm 

te tumbo

a “Draw” suits nobody. either professionally or politically, but neither does a lopsided win for either fighter, and i seriously doubt that can be arranged. the results of this fight will be legit and illuminating because i’m convinced that both fighters are determined to win. i detect no fear or remorse in either fighter and at least one of them will be too good to settle for a “Draw”. 22-1 sounds about right. a “Draw” is highly unlikely.

Posted September 13, 2013 10:18 pm 


Excuse me Old Yank I meant to say that in his fight with Mosley Canelo WASN”T take big long breaks like he did when he fought Trout.

Posted September 13, 2013 10:02 pm 


BTW P.E. Arreola, Ortiz, Mares, and Rios are Americans.

Posted September 13, 2013 9:58 pm 


“the best thing about this weekend is that once it’s over and Canelo is totally humiliated we can toss his carcass on the Chihuahua Doggie Heap”

Wow, Public Enemy! You’re hatred of Mexicans is unprecedented and pathetic.

Posted September 13, 2013 9:56 pm 


Excuse me, my last comment was meant for Old Yank.

Posted September 13, 2013 9:54 pm 


“Hidalgo — Neither Mosley or Alvarez fought 3 minutes of every round!”

Dino, don’t take what I say so literally. No fighter fights every second of every round. But in his fight with Mosley, Canelo was taking big long obvious breaks like he did in his fight with Trout. Alvarez fought very well against Shane Mosley. I can’t help it if you don’t know that.

Posted September 13, 2013 9:53 pm 


Yeh he was talking sh.t 3 years ago when he appeared on here. looks like he’s still talking out his a&&, and I’ve only been back on here a few days lol

Posted September 13, 2013 8:34 pm 


It could just as easy be 118-110 lmao at 114-114

Posted September 13, 2013 7:51 pm 


Cant believe folk are giving Canelo a chance here! He’s a good fighter but Mayweathers been beating these guys 10 a penny all his life. Put any spin on it you want, don’t matter cause Floyd just don’t loose

Posted September 13, 2013 7:49 pm 


That won’t happen Dave… They are both boxers.

It will be a repeat of Canelo-Trout as far as head clashes. Not a massive amount of infighting.

It could easily be a 114-114 draw.

Posted September 13, 2013 7:12 pm 


It might be a draw but not for the way it was described. It’s more likely Canelo will be cut before the fourth (possibly ahead) but because it will be before the round ends, it will be a draw. Canelo fans will say he was winning, Floyd fans will say he was warming up and they will have a rematch

Posted September 13, 2013 6:55 pm 


The fight could easily be a draw.., Because championship fights should be either 11 or 13 rounds. With 12 round fights you’re begging for draws.

Of course when a fight threatens to be a draw, you often see judges push the 12th round into the wrong boxer’s column… Like Duane Ford did in both the Hopkins-Taylor 1 and Pacquiao-Bradley fights. That way you avoid draws … and get horrendous, title changing decisions.

Posted September 13, 2013 5:53 pm 


RAY!! Hope you re well, Sheriff Ray. Well, I’ll agree that Matthysse is on a roll and seems to be the man to pick. Danny’s boxing skills just don’t convince me enough and might find himself in more exchanges than he should. But.. I think Floyd will win this one. Honestly, I’m not expecting the action encounter many are predicting. Could possibly turn out to be the most bought/record breaking BORE of all times. BUT.. I HOPE I’M WRONG, Mister Sheriff Ray from Waycross.

Posted September 13, 2013 5:26 pm 


TJ, ooops, hit the ‘Say It’ by accident.

TJ, yes, the scores are similar BUT… I believe that Floyd fought a 37 year YOUNG version Mosley who defeated Margarito impressively in his previous fight. Canelo fought a 40 year VERY OLD looking version of Mosley that was coming off a horrendous showing and beat down vs Pacquiao. There IS a difference, a BIG one. Peace!

Posted September 13, 2013 5:17 pm 


greetings ez e I;VE HAVE CANELO MTTTHYSSE y;all lets get ready for the weighin

Posted September 13, 2013 5:11 pm 


TJ, yes, the scores are similar BUT.. I believe that Floyd fought a 37 year old YOUNGER Mosley who defeated Margarito impressively in his previous fight. Canelo fought a 40 year old version of Mosley

Posted September 13, 2013 5:07 pm 

De Lima I.

Swiss boxing fan — Well I’m in Zurich job-related. Enjoy the fight! Bye!

Posted September 13, 2013 5:06 pm 


Q, ya dumb bastard!! Its all about the money!!!! Money can make anything happen ya retard!

Posted September 13, 2013 5:03 pm 


Sure it could be a draw! Fraud calls Canelo….”Hey Bro, lets set it up as a rubber match, and make even more money off these stupid flavor of the week PPV fans!!” Laughing all da way to da bank!!!

Posted September 13, 2013 4:55 pm 


Either a lucky punch or speed + high volume punching is how u beat Mayweather. Canelo lacks elite level stamina – his only real chance is trying to land the KO. PAC had the hand speed and was a high volume puncher so wud hav had a great chance. Even so, still looking forward to tomorrow, shud b a brilliant event.

Posted September 13, 2013 4:51 pm 


A draw cud b a good bet. I still fancy Mayweather by easyish UD tho. Even this fairly shot version of Manny Pacquiao wud still probably be Floyd’s toughest fight.

Posted September 13, 2013 4:38 pm 


Sure – the classic double knock out. Then once on You Tube, “The One” will set the You Tube all time viewer record.

Posted September 13, 2013 4:32 pm 

Swiss Boxing Fan

OMG It works!!! Sunday 03:00 live!!!
Didn’t know!!! THAAAANK YOUUUUU!!!! Why do you know that? are you from Switzerland?

Posted September 13, 2013 4:25 pm 

Public Enemy

the best thing about this weekend is that once it’s over and Canelo is totally humiliated we can toss his carcass on the Chihuahua Doggie Heap of hyped south of the Border failures like Victor Ortiz, Arreola, Marchacheato, Chavez Jr., Eric Morales, Rios, Sotto Karass, Fernando Lardass, Panchito Bojado, Salido, Leavanue, etc etc etc… next in line for a major ASSwhooopin is Abner Low Blow Mares…

Posted September 13, 2013 4:22 pm 


Mexicans don’t usually have draws.

Posted September 13, 2013 4:21 pm 



Posted September 13, 2013 4:20 pm 

Brazilian Boxing Fan

I agree, Old Yank.

Posted September 13, 2013 4:17 pm 

Old Yank

Mayweather is a master at capitalizing on mistakes. Attempting to take a mini-vacation during a round when Mayweather is your opponent is a MISTAKE. And please watch for this all night long — it is where/when Mayweather will be adding up UNANSWERED points.

Posted September 13, 2013 4:13 pm 

Brazilian Boxing Fan

I am waiting for the weigh-in results.

Posted September 13, 2013 4:09 pm 

Old Yank

I believe Mayweather is the only party with a rematch clause.

Posted September 13, 2013 4:08 pm 

De Lima I.

Swiss boxing fan — Don’t you have DMAX? Free and live!
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Posted September 13, 2013 4:07 pm 


If canelo s team has relized that floyd loves the straight right hand he lands at will even without setting it up with a jab and take some of that away and they relize mayweather knows the second half of the fight counts more than the first half, just like the haton and golden boy , oscar fights, and canelo saves the best for last and keeps the first 6 close and canelo figures out a wsy to land shots around floyds gaurd then canelo can win. Floyd does the same thing every fight and he is very effective at it thou… canelo can win this fight if he fights the best fight of his life and had a
Great tranning camp and smart coaches/ sparing partners with great eye for detail and a perfect plan thats exicutedwell, canelo must impose his will and not give up until the final bell. Its a tall order to best floyd mayweather but its possible.

Posted September 13, 2013 4:05 pm 

Old Yank

Are we going to try to make a fantasy fly that there is little chance of Alvarez showing any signs of fatigue? That story is better suited for Rocky XXX then Saturday night!

Posted September 13, 2013 4:05 pm 


I see right through this, a draw? they make a ton in the first one, why not do it again. With a draw they both keep the ( 0 ) and with another fight they can squeeeeeze as much as they can from fight fans. Nicely done.

Posted September 13, 2013 4:04 pm 

Old Yank

Hidalgo — Neither Mosley or Alvarez fought 3 minutes of every round! A shop-worn Mosley gave Alvarez opportunity after opportunity to take a mini-vacation during any number of rounds. What fight were you watching?

Posted September 13, 2013 4:02 pm 

Old Yank

Mike J — You could be right!

Posted September 13, 2013 4:00 pm 


Alvarez proved in his fight with Mosley that he he had great boxing skills, that he was willing to go toe to toe, that he could fight a full three minutes of twelve full rounds, that he could take a punch, and that he got hit too muchs–still he proved to be sufficiently durable and unflappable.

In his fight with Guerrero Floyd proved that he still runs (yes he literally hops, darts and dodges all over the ring)–just like he did against Baldomir– and still relies on excessive clinching to negate the offense/aggression of some fighters.

This fight could end in a draw. But it won’t. But no matter how it ends, a rematch would be in order. I think. Unless there’s a devastating knockout by either man or a lopsided well-fought UD.

Posted September 13, 2013 3:58 pm 

Fight Aficionado

A draw would be LOL. I thought the odds on that were 22/1?

Posted September 13, 2013 3:55 pm 

Mike J

@Old Yank – Canelo’s stamina will be the biggest weakness Mayweather exploits. Mayweather’s best punch in the fight will be the jab to the stomach and his lead left hook.

Posted September 13, 2013 3:52 pm 


Ooh what if Canelo can time his straight rand to perfection , it wont be quicker than Floyds, but is a shot that he has………could be something??

Posted September 13, 2013 3:52 pm 

Mike J

Could it happen? Of course, anything can happen in boxing. Will it? I sincerely doubt it. A draw usually comes about where both fighters land an equal amount of punches and there is no real aggressor or winner. I dont see it…

Posted September 13, 2013 3:48 pm 

Old Yank

With over 192,000 fans participating in the ESPN poll, 3% see a draw. The fool who gets suckered into a 10/1 draw bet is indeed a fool!

Unless Mayweather gets hurt early, I don’t see how Canelo picks up points in the second half.

Mayweather makes fighters miss — the shot looks like it’s there and then it’s gone. Missing shots burns a lot of energy. Stamina is not Canelo’s strong suit — in fact he’s got a habit of taking mini-vacations during rounds in order to regulate his gas tank. And in these mini-vacation moments is where Mayweather will be taking pot shots and, heaven forbid, using lead right hands. And if you see Mayweather having any success with his lead right hand, turn up the volume because the fat lady is singing!

Posted September 13, 2013 3:48 pm 


Canelo has to win big just to get a draw…no way it can happen any decision will go to Mayweather (not that he needs the judges help) Canelo has to completely dominate in order to win a decision

Posted September 13, 2013 3:47 pm 


See Floyd getting rocked but not knocked out. Even after getting rocked I see him boxing more intelligently using a lot angles and footwork eventually frustrating Canelo with his hit and not get hit tactic, Canelo then tries to force the action and the gasses letting Floyd to take full control of the fight. 116-114 UD Floyd.

Posted September 13, 2013 3:44 pm 


If this ends in a draw, we’ve been set up! Look how much money Pacquiao and Marquez has made. O-o

Posted September 13, 2013 3:43 pm 


Canelo is going to land and I know for a fact that there is going to be “a moment” in this fight…..what I dont know. But Mayweather will not lose a decision to Canelo. But he is going to get hurt.

Posted September 13, 2013 3:29 pm 



Posted September 13, 2013 3:28 pm 

Brazilian Boxing Fan

If you are correct, machismo, kudos to you. Kudos to you right now for predicting against Mayweather.

Posted September 13, 2013 3:24 pm 

Brazilian Boxing Fan

If you are correct, machismo, kudos to you. Kudos to you right now for predictiong against Mayweather.

Posted September 13, 2013 3:23 pm 


Funny that so many are sleeping on Canelo. No one seems to remember Canelo -Mosely and May – Mosley fights. Canelo looked better vs Mosely than May did. THIS fight will be CLOSE. I see Canelo landing an awkward looking counter hook that shakes May in the early rounds, then again 2 rounds later. May recoups and pot shots from the outside, ties up Canelo whenever he tries to get aggressive, until Canelo starts to box and forces May to chase HIM instead… Late rounds end up being very close,
one judge gives Canelo 10-8 round for rocking May in the early rounds.
Canelo SD win over Mayweather.

Posted September 13, 2013 3:21 pm 

Brazilian Boxing Fan

I agree, Anonymous. I hope that there is a clear and indisputable result. For example, Floyd is superior for the whole fight and wins an UD… If there is a controversial result, it will be bad.

Posted September 13, 2013 3:08 pm 


If it’s a draw it.ll will of been fixed.

Posted September 13, 2013 3:07 pm 

Brazilian Boxing Fan to James Slater

Mr. Slater, you should not say that the Mayweather-Canelo fight WILL go the distance, because that might not happen. It would have been better if you said that you THINK it will go the distance. God bless.

Posted September 13, 2013 2:55 pm 

Brazilian Boxing Fan

I hope not, I would be terribly disappointed. I hope one of them wins, no draws. I believe Mayweather will win by Unanimous Decision.

Posted September 13, 2013 2:53 pm 

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