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Canelo: I Have a Champion's Mentality, I'll Beat Lara

By CARLOS ARIAS

LOS ANGELES --- Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was eager to erase the memory of the first loss of his career to Floyd Mayweather when he scored a 10th-round TKO over Alfredo Angulo on March 8 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Canelo wants to build on that momentum when he takes on Cuban Erislandy Lara on July 12 at the MGM Grand on Showtime PPV.

"First of all, my mentality is that of a champion, a winner," Canelo said at the recent news conference at the El Pueblo Historical Monument. "I'm going to win this fight. I have all the qualities and the arsenal to be able to win this fight and I'm going to prepare for him."

Canelo was looking to make a statement against Angulo. Should we expect the same kind of aggression he showed in his victory over Angulo when he faces Lara?

"I was hungry," Canelo said. "I was hungry to get back in the ring. I wanted to be out there and I was just happy to be in the ring."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr.Fantastic on 05-13-2014

[QUOTE=mrlopez;14530749]i'm thinking Ginger is gonna win, BIG, for some reason.... [B]As for him having a champions mentality. Well, you should make the '54lb weight limit for this match and fight Lara for the belt that you fought for under the…

Comment by IMDAZED on 05-13-2014

[QUOTE=Spray_resistant;14531599]I am getting the feeling Canelo will be superior in all regards, people will be surprised when in the center of the ring he is outboxing and countering Lara with power punch combinations. Lara is so 1 dimensional just straight…

Comment by mrlopez on 05-13-2014

[QUOTE=icha;14531029]The wbc and ring titles were on the line for the trout fight, people seem to forget that...[/QUOTE] REALLY? How come i dont recall that, EVER? i mustve been living under a rock

Comment by Spray_resistant on 05-09-2014

I am getting the feeling Canelo will be superior in all regards, people will be surprised when in the center of the ring he is outboxing and countering Lara with power punch combinations. Lara is so 1 dimensional just straight…

Comment by daggum on 05-09-2014

[QUOTE=icha;14531018]That was angulos strategy, and didnt work at all[/QUOTE] pretty sure his strategy was to stand there without moving while throwing arm punches

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