Maidana Doing Good Work For Mayweather, Says Coach

By Salvador Rodriguez

Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31KOs) is going very good work in the gym, according to his new conditioning coach Raul Robles. Maidana has begun his preparations for the September 13th rematch with WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Robles and renowned trainer Robert Garcia are preparing Maidana for the fight in Oxnard, California.

Robles had previously worked with such fighters as Erik Morales, Antonio Margarito and several others. For his last two fights, Maidana was using Alex Ariza as his conditioning coach, but Ariza is no longer working with Garcia's fighters.

"[Maidana] did many exercises for flexibility, strength, he did crunches, medicine ball exercises, but the start has been encouraging," explained Robles. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spoon23 on 07-24-2014

[QUOTE=puroylan;14790739]I have a feeling this next fight will be like Jones and Tarver rematch. Hopefully I am wrong but Floyd is easier to hit now and not as nimble on his feet as he used to be. We'll see....[/QUOTE] Floyd…

Comment by puroylan on 07-23-2014

I have a feeling this next fight will be like Jones and Tarver rematch. Hopefully I am wrong but Floyd is easier to hit now and not as nimble on his feet as he used to be. We'll see....

Comment by bimhead on 07-23-2014

[QUOTE=LoadedWraps;14788159]Worked with wargarito. That's a good sign, wargarito had other worldly conditioning. WARcos WARdana will be ready to go 15 solid rounds of pure intensity.[/QUOTE] 15 rounds?..oh,oh you're showing you're age! lol

Comment by newcastleking on 07-23-2014

What's comedy is people comparing this rematch to the Castillo rematch, like if Floyd has that same pop when he was way younger. Floyd will not stay in the pocket this time, he may have got the W but got…

Comment by radioraheem on 07-23-2014

[QUOTE=lutenco;14788801]I don't believe CHINO can do better than last fight,he shocked me when he didn't sit down between round 11 and round 12...he came in tremendous shape;we'll see![/QUOTE] He didn't sit down because he was tired, fatigued. That was just…

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