Canelo Broke From Televisa Over Blame For Death – Boxing News

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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (43-1-1, 31KOs) caused a serious stir in Mexico after announcing that his next fight, on July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, would not be carried by Mexican network Televisa.

Canelo has been the network’s star fighter for several years, but a serious allegation has led him to walk away – at least for the moment.

According to Canelo’s trainer Jose ‘Chepo’ Reynoso, a magazine [Tv y Novelas] under the Televisa banner wrote an article a few weeks ago – where it blamed Canelo for the death of former world champion Javier “Chatito” Jáuregui.

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Canelo’s Manager: Lara on The Short List of Opponents

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With Alfredo Angulo set aside and IBF champion Carlos Molina facing serious legal troubles, former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is facing a severe drought of possibilities for his next appearance, which tentative for a date of July 26th. WBA ‘regular’ champion Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12KOs), who defends his title against Ishe Smith on May 2, is emerging as the strongest candidate.

After Canelo stopped Angulo last Saturday in Las Vegas, he was confronted by Lara at the post-fight press conference. Lara openly challenged him before the press.

“[Lara] is an option too. What he did [by challenging Canelo] is not a big problem. He did his job, because he knows that he can generate a lot of money by facing Canelo,” Reynoso said.

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Canelo Alvarez stops Angulo on return

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Saul Alvarez got back to winning ways on Saturday night, stopping Mexican rival Alfredo Angulo in the 10th round.

Alvarez, who suffered his first defeat last September against Floyd Mayweather, put on a clinical display in front of a packed MGM Grand audience, forcing referee Tony Weeks to stop the one-sided contest.

“The referee stopped the fight. He’s the law of the ring. I could have fought another 10 rounds, but [the] referee stopped the fight,” Alvarez said. “It’s not my problem.”

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Canelo Alvarez holds Press Conference at the House of Boxing

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Around 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, the insanely popular, former WBC and WBA Light Middleweight World Champion, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez along with his entourage of 10 or more people arrived in these two-4 door, 7-seat Cadillac Escalades, one white, the other black, for his Press Conference and workout at the House of Boxing Gym in Paradise Hills, a blue collar neighborhood in San Diego.

Awaiting his arrival, were the many television camera crews, newspapers and web reporters, photographers, video bloggers and of course the loyal fans.

After shaking hands with most everyone, Canelo, was handed a microphone to speak to the large crowd. “I want to thank everyone for coming out today. You must know that I feel so very appreciative to all the media and fans. Your support has given me my motivation.”

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Chavez’s Brother Wants a Piece of Saul Alvarez, Cotto

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On March 29th in Culiacan, junior middleweight Omar “Businessman” Chavez (31-2-1, 22KOs) will face the biggest challenge of his career, dangerous puncher Daniel Sandoval (34-2, 30KOs), who fought ten times in the last two years and has a unbeaten streak that stretches back to November 2010.

Chavez says that took such a dangerous fight to prove that he’s ready for the biggest names at 154-pounds-including countryman Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto.

For years there was talk of a fight between Canelo and Omar’s older brother, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Now Canelo and Julio Jr. are too far apart in weight.

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