Canelo Begins Light Training For Target Return in March

by Rene Umanzor

Jose 'Chepo' Reynoso, manager and coach of former junior middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (42-1-1, 30KOs), said his fighter is already doing some light training for a planned return in the month of March. Canelo last fought on September 14th, where he lost a twelve round majority decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. There are two of the names at the top of Canelo's wish list in 2014 - former three division world champion Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez of Argentina.

"In two weeks we will meet with Golden Boy, they've shuffled some names and let's see who is available to fight, because sometimes you want a certain opponent but that opponent can not fight. We are interested in Miguel Cotto and Sergio Martinez. Saul is already doing light work, already running in the morning and going to the gym. We plan to return for the month of March, but right now it's simply a matter of talking with the promoter to see the dates that are available," Reynoso said.

Rene Umanzor covers boxing in Mexico for The Record.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by True Alpha Male on 10-19-2013

Looks like the Canelo haters are in full force.... F*** all you Canelo haters, he is a very good young fighter. He wasn't ready for Mayweather but that doesn't make him a bum....he'll whip most of these guys out there,…

Comment by icha on 10-19-2013

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;13856445]lol yea no 1 has knocked out cotto what makes you think this hype job will he couldnt even hurt a small floyd cotto would stop ginger different levels buddy[/QUOTE] same hype job that beats trout unlike cotto..

Comment by Toltec77 on 10-19-2013

[QUOTE=jondacon;13856664]The fight was stopped, he wasnt KO'd. Theres a Diff. I think PR is referring to that PWill treatment.[/QUOTE] Theres no differance? Hows that?he was about to take a knee before his ass gave up and called it quits! So…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 10-19-2013

[quote=Hurtin-Bombs] Canelo beats both Molina and Ortiz. GBP is going about this correctly. [/quote] Yea... Too bad GB isn't as confident as you about Canelo beating Molina. Thats why Ortiz is getting an immediate title shot. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from App…

Comment by TheGR8TESTOAT on 10-19-2013

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;13855116]Jose 'Chepo' Reynoso, manager and coach of former junior middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (42-1-1, 30KOs), said his fighter is already doing some light training for a planned return in the month of March. Canelo last fought on September 14th,…

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