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Josesito Keeping a Tight Diet To Retain Weight For Canelo

By Miguel Rivera

WBC silver welterweight champion Josesito Lopez (30-4, 18KOs) has been sticking to a strict regimen of nutrition to gain weight and beef up for his bout against WBC junior middleweight champon Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (40-0-1, 29KOs) on September 15th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Showtime will televise.

Lopez will be moving up in weight for the second time in two fights. He wants to be extra strong for the bout with Canelo, who is regarded as one of the strongest boxers at 154. In his June fight against Victor Ortiz, Lopez came from behind to break Ortiz's jaw for a ninth round TKO.

As the physically smaller man, Lopez is trying to retain as many pounds as possible, but his hard training sessions are taking some of that added mass away. One thing is for sure, he won't have any problems making weight. 

“I've  had a camp of nearly nine weeks. A segment of its first portion consisted of a high protein diet, eating six times a day, every three hours, to maintain my weight, strength and speed," Lopez said.

"It's a bit difficult to keep the weight while you're training twice a day, six days a week, but I've retained it  while remaining fast, strong and healthy. I ate chicken every day, fish, roasted meat.... and of course rice and beans."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 09-05-2012

Sucks he has to struggle with weight, not to lose it but gain it.

Comment by horaceharter on 09-05-2012

Canelo will beat the smaller Jose badly in a stoppage and could hurt the kid's career if the beating is too bad. Hope the money is worth the pounding.

Comment by Angry Cuban on 09-05-2012

[QUOTE=Chuckguy;12479698]All these cry babies on here are the same fools praising manny pacroid for fighting bigger fighters like Cotto and Diaz and Bradley yet manny is just as big as them but hides behind catchweights Lopez is doing what bum…

Comment by Angry Cuban on 09-04-2012

I agree with u that he is very young..but i wont be mad if he vacate his belt and then fight smaller guys forever..what i dont like is that he defend his Tittle 6 times against nobody near the top…

Comment by Chuckguy on 09-04-2012

All these cry babies on here are the same fools praising manny pacroid for fighting bigger fighters like Cotto and Diaz and Bradley yet manny is just as big as them but hides behind catchweights Lopez is doing what bum…

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