Promoter Oscar De La Hoya has admitted he's nervous for his charge Canelo Alvarez before his huge WBC World Middleweight Title defence this Saturday.

Speaking before the pre-fight press conference, De La Hoya told Ring TV that he was concerned Amir Khan's movement might cause the Mexican 25-year-old problems live on BoxNation.

"I actually am nervous [for Canelo]," said De La Hoya.

"Amir Khan is an example of a boxer who uses his skills to his advantage.

"There's a reason why Mayweather didn't want to fight [Amir Khan]. There's a reason Pacquiao didn't want to fight him.

"This is the first Cinco De Mayo weekend Canelo headlines, there's added pressure.

Watch De La Hoya's interview and the pre-fight conference below: