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By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing on Doghouse Boxing (Oct 29, 2013)

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez
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Saul Alvarez announced on Twitter (@caneloOficial) that he will be fighting three times, beginning on March 8th and then on July 26 and November 22nd and that all three would be pay-per-view events.

OK, there's no doubt “Canelo” is a bona fide attraction (regardless of the result of his bout with Floyd Mayweather) but you just wonder about announcing three dates when you don't even have one opponent set.

I also wonder if it's prudent to promote Alvarez exclusively as a pay-per-view fighter so early in his career. The reality is the pay-per-view platform is still the smallest you can be on and even Oscar De la Hoya made intermittent appearances on HBO during his salad days as a pay-per-view entity.


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