Boxing news: Daniel Jacobs given warning over judges ahead of Canelo Alvarez clash

Daniel Jacobs has been warned not to lose focus by worrying about the judges ahead of his huge fight with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday. Jacobs and Alvarez will square off in

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iddleweight unification bout at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 4. The 32-year-old IBF champion, who has a 35-2 record, has expressed concern about the judging of the fight given Alvarez emerged with two generous decisions against Gennady Golovkin at the venue. Their first duel in September 2017 was scored as a draw before Alvarez got the nod the following year to win the WBA and WBC belts. But Golden Boy Promotions boss and boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya has assured Jacobs he does not need to worry about anything more than beating his feared Mexican opponent. Alvarez was awarded a controversial points win in his second fight with Golovkin (Image: Getty) Read MoreRelated ArticlesAndy Ruiz Jr agrees terms to face Anthony

Joshua on June 1 “Anyone can lose in Las Vegas, De La Hoya told I lost in Vegas and apparently I was always the favorite. Anybody can lose and I would be surprised if Daniel Jacobs is thinking about that because I know what a professional he is. I can tell you Canelo is going in there with the mentality of winning and I expect Jacobs to do the same. Don’t worry about the judges; worry about the fight.” Jacobs has been warned to concentrate on the

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rejected Oscar Rivas fight to take on Tom Schwarz The trio of judges who will be at ringside for the contes

t - Dave Moretti, Glenn Feldman and Steve Weisfeld - are the same three t

hat handed Canelo his win over GGG last September. But that decision was far less controversial than the decision to award their first bout as a draw with many feeling Golovkin was the better man. Alvarez is unbeaten in his last 10 fights since his sole defeat to Floyd Mayweather in 2013, wit

h some impressive names on his CV including the likes of Amir Khan, Miguel Cotto and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. He knocked out Rocky Fielding inside

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