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Coach: Maidana is Improving A lot For Mayweather

By Salvador Rodriguez

Three weeks to go before Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31KOs) steps in the ring to rematch WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26KOs). The fight takes place on September 13th from the MGM Grand in Las vegas.

Maidana has been working with Mexican conditioning coach Raul Robles, who is know for his past work with Erik Morales, Jackie Nava and several others.

Robles is helping Maidana get faster and maintain his stamina. He sees Maidana improving vastly in both areas.

"Undoubtedly the power has improved. He throws quick punches and immediately counters back [to punches]. Today we did work on the mountain in Arroyo Verde. He did four laps at a rapid pace, closed with 12 repetitions of sprints. He is in great shape," Robles said.

"The workloads have declined, of course, in terms of strength but not in intensity. We've already left behind tools like weighted vests, dragging sleds. Now we are working on aspects of speed, agility and reaction."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by FerFAL on 08-24-2014

Remember the first fight, when Floyd was supposed to KO Chino in the first two rounds?... then Chino ends up eating cookies after 12 rounds with "TBE":lol1:

Comment by heavyhands702 on 08-24-2014

[QUOTE=keyz3r0;14882335]This is not towards you... Just speaking on the subject at hand Let's not get it twisted here. It WAS NOT the $40 million that Pacquiao was turning down. It was the FACT that he was NOT going to get…

Comment by Nicolino on 08-24-2014

Maidana will try to outwork Floyd to get the judges decision. He won at least five rounds the first fight, so, he has a real chance of winning the second one. Marcos jab worked well in a couple of rounds,…

Comment by MindBat on 08-24-2014

[QUOTE=drenlou;14883065]Had floyd winning first fight 7-5 after watching first fight after the ppv, and i dont really like floyd... just rewatched fight and had it 8-4 floyd, and i expect floyd to win more decisive this time ...sorry madonna fans…

Comment by LouIE G on 08-24-2014

Had floyd winning first fight 7-5 after watching first fight after the ppv, and i dont really like floyd... just rewatched fight and had it 8-4 floyd, and i expect floyd to win more decisive this time ...sorry madonna fans…

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