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Canelo To Lara: Best Cuban Boxers Learned in Mexico

By Ryan Burton

Over the past few weeks Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara traded barbs over which fighter's country has the better "school of boxing". Lara started the verbal warfare but it appears that Canelo may have won the war of words.

In an interview with BoxingScene.com and Doug Fischer, Canelo, a student of the game, pointed out that Cuban legends Jose Napoles and Sugar Ramos honed their crafts in Mexico after fleeing Cuba in the wake of Fidel Castro's revolution.

"In my option the best fighters that ever came out of Cuba came out of the Mexican school of boxing. Jose "Mantequilla" Napoles and Ramos are the best of the best Cuban fighters that ever came out," said Alvarez.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by humanpunchingbg on 07-11-2014

[QUOTE=oneon11;14745779]Lara will[B] probably [/B]beat the break off Cindanelo then get robbed by the judges since he's all GBP have left in their stable.....[/QUOTE] There is some doubt in this statement...

Comment by niceyboo3 on 07-11-2014

[QUOTE=oneon11;14745779][B]Lara will probably beat the break off Cindanelo[/B] then get robbed by the judges since he's all GBP have left in their stable.....[/QUOTE] I just don't see it. I'm willing to bet some points. I don't have many but I'll…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 07-11-2014

[QUOTE=Beercules;14745332]You can stop now Canelo. The fight is a day away[/QUOTE] :lol1: But the truth is, Boxingscene releases these little quotes bit by bit. Canelo might've said this a week ago, but it's only being "reported" now..

Comment by Jayallday9 on 07-11-2014

[QUOTE=oneon11;14745779]Lara will probably beat the break off Cindanelo then get robbed by the judges since he's all GBP have left in their stable.....[/QUOTE] This is what i fully expect...He lost pretty much every round against Floyd and we all saw…

Comment by jacksonrr on 07-11-2014

Popcorn anyone? ;)

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