Play video content TMZSports.com Canelo Alvarez is now mocking his opponent Billy Joe Saunders over a beef about the size of the boxing ring they’ll use Saturday night … telling TMZ Sports size doesn’t matter to him at all! Billy Joe had threatened to pull out of the highly anticipated fight at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas … claiming Canelo’s camp was trying to force the fight to take place in an 18-foot ring, much smaller than Billy Joe is used to. Billy Joe reportedly wanted a 22-foot ring — which gives fighters more room to move around … it’s less of a phone-booth-style fight. The two sides announced they had come to an agreement by Wednesday afternoon … so, the fight is on — though the official ring size has still not been announced publicly. We spoke with Canelo (55-1-2) who told us “I don’t care about the size of the ring. I can give him the entire stadium. I don’t care.” Canelo says he’s not going to let the pre-fight drama mess with his fight strategy — he’s still planning on destroying Saunders with a “cool mind.” We also spoke with Saunders who essentially says he feels like… Read full this story
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