Advertisement
Advertisement

Canelo is Improving on His Speed To Shut Down Lara

By Miguel Rivera

As part of his preparation in San Diego, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (43-1-1, 31KOs) is focused on improving his speed for the upcoming fight with WBA 'regular' junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12KOs) of Cuba, taking place on July 12th from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Under the guidance of his coaches, Jose and Edison Reynoso, Canelo is going through special exercises to improve his speed.

"Lara is very fast, so I'm training my legs, especially in the area of speed and throwing fast combinations, so I can fight smart against the Cuban, who had a great amateur career. The fight will not be world title, so I'll have an extra pound to make 155 pounds, as I had in my previous fight with Alfredo Angulo. Right now I have to get used to the Cuban's southpaw style," Canelo said to Vangard Deportes.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BendOver on 06-15-2014

[QUOTE=NEELZ;14660306]Canelo is more versatile fighter than Lara. He has a very fast and hard jab. He has a good hook to the body. He works up and down, effectively with combinations. He can throw 5-6 good shots and work the…

Comment by -Huey- on 06-14-2014

Canelo needs to attack him like he did Angulo!

Comment by NEELZ on 06-14-2014

Canelo is more versatile fighter than Lara. He has a very fast and hard jab. He has a good hook to the body. He works up and down, effectively with combinations. He can throw 5-6 good shots and work the…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 06-14-2014

I'm kinda happy this fight did not happen when I wanted it too(instead of the Trout fight)..I think Alvarez is a much better and more(keyword)experienced fighter now..This is a 50/50 fight imo,I'm going with Lara..Nothing will surprise me in this…

Comment by bojangles1987 on 06-14-2014

If Alvarez can close the distance on Lara, he'll mess him up. I just doubt he'll be able to do so consistently. He might, I certainly won't count out the possibility.

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (35)
Top Headlines Video: John Molina Talks, Ruslan Provodnikov Crashes Interview Golovkin's Promoter: Canelo Talks Not Dead, Still Our Priority! Video: Ruslan Provodnikov Cracks Away on The Mitts Video: Provodnikov on Golovkin vs. Canelo, Facing John Molina Video: Shane Mosley vs. David Avanesyan Final Press Conference Video: David Avanesyan Confident of Stunning Shane Mosley WBC Eyes Tourney, With WBA/IBF, To Set Golovkin's Opponent Lara: I Want Golovkin Next, He Would Solidify My Legacy! WBC Prez Wants Canelo Hate To Stop, Plans To Give High Ranking Video: Martin Murray Confident of Taking Down George Groves Video: George Groves on DeGale vs. Jack, Haye, Facing Murray Dorticos Already Back In Gym After FOTY Win Over Kalenga Lara-Martirosyan II Leads Second-Most Watched '16 SHO Telecast Video: George Groves, Martin Murray Go Face To Face Ricky Burns Focused on History, Becoming 3 Weight Champ Jorge Linares Inks New Pact With Golden Boy Video: Martin Murray Gives Take on Canelo-Golovkin Rift George Groves: I'm Looking To Take Martin Murray Out! Video: Dillian Whyte on PEDs in Boxing, Joshua-Breazeale, More Dillian Whyte Wants Two Tuneups, Then More Experienced Foes Rances Barthelemy, Mickey Bey Discuss Training Camp, More Eubank Offers To Give British Title To Blackwell, Hennessy Reacts Enzo Maccarinelli Vows To Beat Dmytro Kucher in Style Khurtsidze's Coach: We're Ready To Face Golovkin in September Ruenroeng, Casimero Make Weight Following Photo-Op Confusion Francisco Vargas Nears Testing Record For Combat Sports in Cali Lara To Golovkin: I've Called You Out a Few Times, Let's Fight! George Groves vs Martin Murray Now WBA Title Eliminator Well-preserved veteran Nick Casal eager to end five-year hiatus Parker's Coach Confident His Boxer Will Succeed Where Tua Failed Harmonito Dela Torre Ready To Impress in His U.S. Debut Washington is Helping Breazeale, Warns That Joshua is in Tough Photos: Mike Tyson Hits China For Ruenroeng-Casimero II Paul Butler: We're On The Brink of World Title Shot, This is Massive Stephen Smith: I Belong at World Level, I Want Another Title Shot Golovkin's Coach Expects Amir Khan To Rebound Very Well Hearn: Haye Not on Anthony Joshua's Radar For Next Three Fights Canelo, Golden Boy Dig in For Lengthy Court Battle With All-Star Roach: I'm Excited, I Truly Feel Postol Will Beat Terence Crawford Jacobs' Trainer Says They'll Be Ready For Golovkin in Due Time
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement