Hype and Hope: Is Canelo Alvarez ready for Floyd Mayweather?

Wednesday September 11th, 2013
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez's biggest win was a narrow victory over Austin Trout in April.
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There is talent in Alvarez, no question, and a sport for him to succeed in for years to come. But this is a stud Single-A prospect stepping in to face Max Scherzer, a one-and-done college star being asked to defend LeBron James. The future is bright, but that future isn't here yet.

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