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Roach: Mayweather beats Canelo by decision


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Freddie Roach doesn’t see the upcoming September 14th fight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KO’s) and Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26 KO’s) as being an exciting fight that boxing fans that like action will be pleased with. Instead, Roach sees Mayweather beating Canelo by a decision that is more of a boxing match than a back and forth slugging affair that interests fans. Roach said in an interview with esnewsreporting.com “I think it’s a very, very good boxing match. It’s not a great fight. I think Mayweather is a beautiful boxer and Mayweather will win a decision in that fight. But people who like action will fall asleep.” You have to ask the question what would Roach suggest Mayweather do against a fighter as heavy as Canelo if he were training him. Would Roach recommend the 146 lb. Mayweather to stand and slug it out against a Canelo who may very well come into the fight at or near 170 lbs. Mayweather could be giving up 20+ pounds in this fight to Canelo. So should Mayweather Jr. slug with a fighter who arguably should be fighting at middleweight or super middleweight at this point in his career based on [...] http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?i=JW9n2CcAHNk:qskr2JKKYTo:D7DqB2pKExk http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=qj6IDK7rITs

 

 

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