Photo: Alex Ariza Joins Forces With Team Garcia

Earlier today, trainer Robert Garcia announced that strength and conditioning coach Alexa Ariza would be working with undefeated featherweight contender Mikey Garcia, who challenges WBO featherweight king Orlando Salido on January 19th at The Theater in Madison Square Garden. Ariza is best known for his work with Manny Pacquiao, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Amir Khan. For some time, Ariza has worked with the fighters in Freddie Roach's Wild Card Gym, but now he could be working with the growing army of boxers in Garcia's gym in Oxnard.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Kilrain on 11-26-2012

I don't know why everyone hates Ariza so much, personally. Sure he's a bit of an ass, but he seems like a pretty chilled dude. I don't mind him. He's a great strength and conditioning coach. He's a personality. I'm…

Comment by ddangerous on 11-26-2012

Ariza looking swoll.

Comment by MamaHuevo on 11-26-2012

[QUOTE=daggum;12738544]this is 100 percent accurate. i just like pointing out that this is a garbage ass fight against a natural born loser. no respect for garcia. i thought the guy was legit after taking on holt and khan, but now…

Comment by UTEP on 11-26-2012

[QUOTE=millcitymauler;12739763]I just heard about a new West Coast dance craze... "The Oxnard Shake"[/QUOTE] [IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG]

Comment by Dr Rumack on 11-26-2012

[QUOTE=-PANDA-;12739786]he can always give garcia the inside scoop on roach's tactics and training[/QUOTE] Surely he'd have already got all that from Elie?

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