What boxer, past or present could beat Canelo Alvarez at his prime?

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  1. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I feel Canelo is getting better with each fight, but I know loads of fighters would have been picked to beat him, but I also include figghters from 168 and 160, 154 from today`s game and the past, can you think of interesting foe`s at those weights along with the obvious names too?
     
  2. Big Ukrainian

    Big Ukrainian Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Hopefully the thread title stays as it is...To answer the question of Mark...

    1) I think Ray Robinson could be Canelo Alvarez at his prime IF he was Mexican guy with the read beard.

    2) I think Thomas Hearns could be Canelo Alvarez at his prime as well had he had a read beard too.
     
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  3. aaalbert

    aaalbert Boxing Addict Full Member

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    GGG
    Hagler
    Hearns
    Roy Jones Jr
    Trinidad
    Hopkins
    SRL

    Too obvious? I dunno maybe some of these might get the L...
     
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    ValentinePrince Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Trout, Mayweather, Lara, Cotto, Golovkin
     
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  5. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    If AJ was a short pale Mexican with red hair with great counterpunching skills and defensive prowess, but with the gas tank of a scooter - he could be Canelo.

    Edit: this is no longer funny because OP changed "be" to "beat" :( Sad ...
     
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  6. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft Youngest Ezzard Charles Fan Ever Full Member

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    Some less obvious ones than the obvious ATGs

    Lloyd Marshall
    Jake LaMotta
    Rubin Carter
    Gerald McClellan
    **** Tiger
    Sergio Martinez
    Kelly Pavlik
    Rodrigo Valdes
     
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  7. gdm

    gdm Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Floyd did it and would do it to any version of canelo
    GGG was past prime and still did it twice
     
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    cleglue1 Active Member Full Member

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    GGG
    Pirog
    Mayweather
    RJJ
    Hopkins
    James Toney
    Hagler
    SRL
    SRR
     
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  9. Hookie

    Hookie Affeldt... Referee, Judge, and Timekeeper Full Member

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    Golovkin, Lara, Mayweather
     
  10. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Do you think SRL could have beaten Canelo at 160?
     
  11. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Canelo would destroy Floyd at 160.
     
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  12. Hookie

    Hookie Affeldt... Referee, Judge, and Timekeeper Full Member

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    Robinson, Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, maybe Duran.
     
  13. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    G-man had too much trouble catching Benn who was nowhere near as skilled as Canelo.
     
  14. lepinthehood

    lepinthehood Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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  15. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Too many to mention through history. Most recently, The fab four of the 80s, ODLH, Pernell Whitaker.