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Canelo talks return to HBO, December 6 fight, Pacquiao, and Mayweather-Maidana 2

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Canelo Alvarez addressed a variety of subjects yesterday with Marcos Villegas after announcing his return to HBO.

Canelo Alvarez comments (as translated by Eric Gomez of Golden Boy Promotions)

On when he first heard about the chance to go back to HBO

"Oscar was having talks with them recently. I listened to Oscar and some of the aspects of the deal I really liked. Look, today I'm here with HBO, tomorrow who knows? This life has many turns, and today I'm happy to be with HBO."

On whether it was tough to leave Showtime

"No, not at all. I always work, that's what I do wherever I'm at, where I'm working. Like I said, life gives a lot of turns. Today I'm here, and I'm going to enjoy it."

On his December 6 fight

"That's the date I want. (Joshua Clottey and James Kirkland) are in the mix, but nothing's been finalized. I think in the near future, we're going to finalize that, and then we'll make the announcement."

On Manny Pacquiao

"Obviously, he's there, he's one of the names. I want to make good fights. I want to fight the best, I want to make good fights, I want to make the fans happy. That's one of the guys that's there."

On Mayweather vs Maidana 2

"He fought the same way that he fought against me. In truth, it was a boring fight."