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Mayweather vs. Guerrero and Canelo vs. Trout could be announced next week

By Bill Phanco: WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO’s) is reporting on his twitter that he’ll be facing WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KO’s) on the Floyd Mayweather Jr. undercard on May 4th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Also, Golden Boy Promotions matchmaker Robert Diaz is reporting that Golden Boy will be announcing [...]

Rafael doubts Canelo will face Trout on May 4th

By Jeff Sorby: Dan Rafael of ESPN believes that if WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez does fight on the Floyd Mayweather Jr. undercard on May 4th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, it won’t be against the unbeaten WBA World junior middleweight Austin Trout. Rafael also thinks the only way Canelo will agree to fight on the card will be if he’s given a guarantee to [...]

Saul Alvarez looking to get Mayweather bout on September 14th

By Bill Phanco: Whether WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO’s) fights on Golden Boy Promotion’s May 4th fight card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, may come down to whether Golden Boy can get him a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. later on in the year on September 14th. According to fightnews.com, a source has reported that Alvarez hasn’t agreed yet [...]

Canelo vs. Mayweather possible for 2013

By Rob Smith: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya says that his record 2.4 million pay per view buys that he got for his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2007 could be broken on either May 4th or September 14th this year. On both dates, Mayweather and WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will be in action, although not necessarily against each other. Golden Boy [...]

Saul Alvarez could fight on Mayweather undercard on May 4th

By Brad Cronick: WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO’s) is rumored to be fighting on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather Jr’s next fight on May 4th next year but nothing is confirmed on that end as of yet. Alvarez is hoping that he’ll get the fight with Mayweather on that date but it’s not looking like that's going to happen. It’s possible but not probable [...]

Mayweather vs. Guerrero in the works for May 4th, Canelo Alvarez possible for undercard

By Bill Phanco: A fight between WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KO’s) WBC interim welterweight champion Robert Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KO’s) is reportedly in the works for May 4th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The contracts haven’t been signed as of yet, but this appears to be the fight that the 35-year-old Mayweather wants for the Cinco de Mayo Mexican holiday [...]

Saul Alvarez says he’s close to finalizing a fight with Mayweather Jr

By Brad Cronick: 22-year-old WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO’s) believes he’s going to be fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KO’s) on May 4th next year. Alvarez wants the fight badly, and it was thought that Mayweather was looking in the direction of fighting WBC interim champion Robert Guerrero, but Alvarez is now saying he’s the guy that will [...]

Canelo Alvarez now interested in Austin Trout for May 4th, if Mayweather bout can’t be made

By Rob Smith: WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is now reportedly interested in facing WBA junior middleweight champion Austin Trout on May 4th, if a bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. can't get made. The Mayweather fight is the one that Canelo really wants most of all, and he said to the record.com.mx that his promoters at Golden Boy Promotions are attempting to put the Mayweather [...]

If Trout Is Out, Who’s In?

By Eric Roman Sr. - A lot of talk has been made about the possible showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto, even though the wily veteran lost a unanimous decision to Austin Trout this past weekend. As we all know, Cotto has had an incredible career, a sure fire Hall of Famer, and one of the greatest Puerto Rican fighters of all time, but at this point, much like “Sugar” Shane Mosely back [...]

Schaefer still wants Cotto vs. Alvarez

By Rob Smith: Richard Schaefer, the CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, isn't going to let Miguel Cotto's 12 round decision loss to WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout from last Saturday night get in the way of a potential pay per view bout between Cotto and WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. Schaefer still wants to make the Cotto-Alvarez fight despite Cotto losing. Schaefer [...]

Canelo fans doubt “No Doubt”

by Paul Strauss: Despite the impressive win by WBA light middleweight champion Austin "No Doubt" Trout 26 (KO14)-0-0 over Miguel Angel "Junito" Cotto 37 (KO 30)-4-0 this past Saturday at Madison Square Garden, fans of WBC light middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez' 41(KO 30)-0-1, who was ringside, are confident their red headed warrior will remove all doubt when he meets Trout. It's likely [...]

A Trout win over Cotto could mess up Saul Alvarez’s plans

By Bill Phanco: WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will be attending this Saturday's fight between Miguel Cotto and WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout at Madison Square Garden with the hopes of facing Cotto if he wins the fight. That's the opponent that Alvarez badly wants, but he may not get him of Trout has something to say about it. Golden Boy Promotions CEO [...]