Originally Posted by str1
He is a champion not a contender. Vargas was just 21 and had better competition than Canelo. Canelo has no Tito's or Quartey's or ODLH's on his division today, his "competition" is Lara, Vanes, Dzinzurik, Kirkland and ofcourse Cotto but nothing compared to what Vargas went thru. So by having Canelo fight WW's and JrWW's is just a chicken **** move on GBP part. Might as well not give him the belt they should of just hold off on it until he was really ready to challenge for one.
Yep. Chavez was babied much longer, but they didn't set him up with a belt until he was ready. Since then his comp has been legit, and he's now facing the best guy around.