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May 3, 1:00 PM ET
Chat with Saul Alvarez

Buzzmaster
  (1:04 PM)

Canelo is here!

Jeff Brantley (Colorado)

Do you have a specific way your planning on attacking Shane Mosley?

Saul Alvarez
  (1:05 PM)

Once the bell rings, I'm going to start with my attack plan.

William Wells (TX)

What contributed to your ability to have patience in the ring and cut down your opponent one round at a time?

Saul Alvarez
  (1:05 PM)

I have to be very patient. I have to look everywhere. All of the details. Everything I need to get the victory. Patience will be the key.

Darin (Silver Spring, MD)

Shane sounds like he is coming for the knockout, are you will to trade with him?

Saul Alvarez
  (1:06 PM)

I'm going to stick with my plan. Every boxer has a plan. If he comes to try and knock me out, that's fine. I'm a pro, I know how to deal with situations. I'm the champion and I'm going to stick with my gameplan.

Ron (Tucson) [via mobile]

Saul. Would you go up to 160 to fight sergio martinez ?

Saul Alvarez
  (1:08 PM)

I feel very good at 154. I feel very very strong. Eventually, I'm still growing up. I'm just 21, and probably I will get to 160. Yeah, I'll fight whoever is up there.

Tim (Pittsburgh)

Canelo, what is it like to carry the hope of mexican boxing on your shoulders?

Jeff (Colorado)

Is Shane Mosley the toughest opponent of your career thus far?

Saul Alvarez
  (1:09 PM)

Yes, I believe it will be the most difficult and the most important of my career.

Chase (Dallas, Tx)

Hello Saul,I was wondering, who was your biggest boxing idol was growing up? Good luck vs Shane saturday!!! Dallas will be rooting for you.

Saul Alvarez
  (1:10 PM)

When I started training, I started seeing De La Hoya, Chavez. I grew up watching those fighters.

Jeff Brantley (Colorado)

I know you still have to beat Mosley this weekend but who would you want next should you win?

Saul Alvarez
  (1:11 PM)

I'm very focused on this fight and what's going to happen. I know I'm going to win, but then I have to sit down and discuss with my team my next opponent.

Tim (Pittsburgh)

Saul, do you take the time to realize your rockstar status in mexico?

Saul Alvarez
  (1:12 PM)

I feel so happy to hear those things. I'm not a cocky person, but I like to hear those things. I don't know if I am, but I like to hear it.

Manny (Chicago)

Canelo, who do you think is going to win Mayweather or Cotto? And who do you want to fight more, Mayweather or the winner of the fight on Saturday?

Saul Alvarez
  (1:12 PM)

It's going to be a great fight. A great, great fight. It's going to be fun fight for the fans.

JR Guzman (Plainfield)

Canelo, is there any added pressure fighting on Cinco de Mayo and you being the "next" great Mexican boxer. At your young age, how do you deal with all the hype and fighting on such a historical date in Mexico with a tough fighter like Mosley? Good luck and we'll be rooting for you.

Saul Alvarez
  (1:13 PM)

No, there is no pressure whatsoever. I've been there for a lot of big fights. I have a responsibility. I have something I have to do to all of my fight fans and my country. I have to carry on for this fight and my followers.

Darin (Silver Spring, MD)

If you had to compare yourself to another fighter, past or present, who would you say your style is most comparable to?

Saul Alvarez
  (1:14 PM)

I'm myself. I can not compare myself to others. I'm unique. I'm just Canelo Alvarez.

Kennewick, wa [via mobile]

Are you willing to fight mayweather?

Saul Alvarez
  (1:15 PM)

Absolutely! Mayweather is the best pound for pound and I want to face him. I want to fight him.

jorge riverdale maryland (little mexico) [via mobile]

In what age would u like to retire? mexico esta contigo

Saul Alvarez
  (1:16 PM)

I don't know. I like this sport, I don't know how long I'm going to be. Whatever is necessary to reach my goals. I really like to say thanks to my supporters and my fight fans. I try to do every good fight and everything. I want to do my best performance every time.

Gino (Fresno,ca)

where do you rate sugar shane in top fighters to fight

Saul Alvarez
  (1:17 PM)

The top 10 best boxers ever.

Saul Alvarez
  (1:17 PM)

He won everything, so he's one of the best. Unfortunately, he's facing me and I'm going to try to do my best, because I have respect for him. I know he's a true legend, but I'm going to win.

Manny (Chicago)

CANELO! CANELO! CANELO! CANELO!

Saul Alvarez
  (1:18 PM)

Thanks to everybody. Thanks to everybody who follows me. I'm waiting for you on this Cinco de Mayo. I want to see my Mexican people. My Latin people. My Hispanic people. All of my supporters.