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Cintron: Mexico's Run Will End, I'll Beat Canelo in His Home

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Former welterweight champion Kermit Cintron (33-4-1, 28 KOs) feels motivation from the well-known boxing rivalry between Puerto Rico and Mexico. Cintron challenges undefeated WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Saturday night in Mexico City. Cintron is the most experienced opponent that Alvarez has every faced to date. Cintron has watched Mexican boxers winning most of the recent battles against Puerto Rican fighters, but he plans to change that.

"This fight is a huge motivation for me because of the rivalry in boxing between Puerto Rico and Mexico. I'm excited for the opportunity to win the title in his home, "said Cintron. "Mexico has recently been dominating the rivalry, but I will do everything to stop that this Saturday. I've been training hard over here (in Mexico) and I'm in great condition. I want to prove that I am still one of the best fighters in the world. "

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MJ223 on 11-23-2011

Nah.... Not happening

Comment by Motofan on 11-23-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11463069]Former welterweight champion Kermit Cintron (33-4-1, 28 KOs) feels motivation from the well-known boxing rivalry between Puerto Rico and Mexico. Cintron challenges undefeated WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Saturday night in Mexico City. Cintron is the most…

Comment by Corelone on 11-23-2011

For the guys saying "it depends on which Cintron shows up." I say, the same one you saw in his last three or four fights. Bank on it. In order for him to get close to Conelo, he's been vetted,…

Comment by chiguy91 on 11-23-2011

respect and props to him for taking this fight in mexico, but hopefully he does show up and try to win and this is not just talk. he's got a chance but i'm still going to root for alvarez. the…

Comment by percypercy on 11-23-2011

and so said the handpicked oppenent. do ricans even claim cintron. i wouldnt if i were puerto rican

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