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Joel Diaz Expects Figueroa To Blast Out Canelo's Brother

By Salvador Rodriguez

Trainer Joel Diaz is expecting WBC lightweight champion Omar 'Panterita' Figueroa to blast out Ricardo  'Dinamita' Alvarez in five rounds on March 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The card will be headlined by Ricardo's younger brother, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, who faces Alfredo Angulo in the Showtime Pay-Per-View headliner.

Ricardo (23-2-3, 14KOs) has never been stopped and by capturing the title of Figueroa (22-0, 17KOs), Ricardo would become the third brother in his family to win a world title - with Canelo and older brother Rigoberto Alvarez being the other.

"Ricardo does not apply pressure, he doesn't box and takes a lot of punches. He is there to be hit and he's wide open a lot - while Figueroa is an aggressive top fighter who won't give him a chance to breathe, punches like an animal and is much better than Ricardo," Diaz said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by boxing maniac on 02-04-2014

Ez win for figueroa....why dont he fight a real top 10 fighter ?

Comment by nycsmooth on 02-03-2014

we'll c how Omar's hands hold up...+ LW when the match was made...

Comment by bambam182 on 02-02-2014

[QUOTE=hougigo;14199050]Canelo's older brother is a titlist like Robert Guerrero is a 6 time champion.[/QUOTE] lol exactly

Comment by Hougigo on 02-02-2014

Canelo's older brother is a titlist like Robert Guerreor is a 6 time champion.

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