Chris Robinson catches up with boxing advisor Sam Watson, who speaks on the latest news on some of his star clients, including Floyd Mayweather’s upcoming press tour with Saul Alvarez, Danny Garcia’s willingness to face Lucas Matthysse, and Adrien Broner’s June 22nd clash with Paulie Malignaggi
Floyd Mayweather Sr. in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)
By Chris Robinson
According to a BoxingScene.com report from Miguel Rivera over the weekend, there appears to be a weight issue that must be worked out before a super fight between Floyd Mayweather and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez can come to fruition.
The WBC and WBA champion at the junior middleweight limit of 154 pounds, Alvarez is coming off of a hard-fought unanimous decision over Austin Trout on April 20th in San Antonio, Texas.
Mayweather (44-0, 26 KO’s) is also coming off of a decision victory, having outclassed Robert Guerrero on May 4th to defend his WBC welterweight title.
Alvarez’s manager Jose “Chepo” Reynoso claims that Mayweather is insisting that Alvarez come down in weight from 154 pounds if the fight were to happen, this despite Floyd also holding a WBA title of his own in the junior middleweight division.
Reporter Sergio Venegas was on hand inside of the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas as WBC junior middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and his team made their exit from the buidling following the victory over Austin Trout
Reporter Sergio Venegas was on hand inside of the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas as former WBA junior middleweight champion Austin Trout made his exit from the building following his spirited battle with Saul Alvarez. Trout would end up losing a 12-round decision to Alvarez after getting dropped in the 7th round. Scorecards of the Showtime-televised clash read 118-109, 116-111, and 115-112 in favor of Alvarez
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