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Ricky Hatton backs Mayweather to extend unbeaten streak

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Ricky "the Hitman" Hatton has told the BBC that he expects Floyd Mayweather to advance to 45-0 this coming Saturday when the man known as "Money" takes on Mexican sensation Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in a WBA and WBC light-middleweight world championship mega-fight.

Ricky Hatton suffered his first defeat at the hands of Mayweather back in 2007 and he had this to say about the impending fight: "Alvarez is younger, bigger and stronger but Floyd will have the speed and movement to keep out of the way," 

"He will be Floyd's toughest fight, because Floyd is getting on a bit. Having said that, he lives the life and looks after his body."

"He's also a master of defence so he hasn't been in too many wars, and there aren't too many miles on the clock, despite his age.

"Floyd will make Alvarez miss and any boxer will tell you that there's nothing that tires you out more than hitting fresh air continually."

The bout between Mayweather and Alvarez is one of the most highly anticipated in recent years and is expected to break pay-per-view records in the U.S. The current record is held by Mayweather and Oscar De La Hoya who is now Alvarez's promoter. They managed to generate a huge 2.4 million buys back in May 2007.

The Mayweather versus Alvarez bout and undercard will be shown live on Boxnation from 1:30am in the early hours of Sunday 15th September.

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