Photo: Rubio Helping Maidana in Camp For Mayweather
Middleweight puncher Marco Antonio Rubio is doing whatever he can to assist WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana in his ongoing training camp. Both Rubio and Maidana train under coach Robert Garcia, and conditioning coach Alex Ariza, in Oxnard. Maidana will return on May 3rd against WBC champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Rubio is back on April 4th against Domenico Spada for the WBC interim-middleweight championship at Gran Estadio in Chihuahua, Mexico.
[QUOTE=Cuauhtémoc1520;14346301]Sparring partners are not just there to imitate your opponent. Sometimes you spar for just hard work, bigger guy to push you etc. I'm sure they will have the right guys come in to emulate Floyd but let's be realistic,…Comment by Cuauhtémoc1520 on 03-20-2014
[QUOTE=Hougigo;14344705]Floyd's shoulder roll derived from Rubio's. Good choice of sparring partner[/QUOTE] Sparring partners are not just there to imitate your opponent. Sometimes you spar for just hard work, bigger guy to push you etc. I'm sure they will have the…Comment by Corelone on 03-20-2014
[QUOTE=bose;14345340]Maidana better shadow box by moving around the ring for 12 rounds everyday and practice cornering a fighter than quickly side stepping than proceed to move his feet if he going to pressure Floyd. Also tap and shoot would help.…Comment by nycsmooth on 03-20-2014
how's he working w/Rubio , (who'd being given the WBC title in his joke of a fight in his home town) who no way resembles FM, not style or quickness...still a good bout if MM does something/anything good early...Comment by LouIE G on 03-20-2014
[QUOTE=avnikuka;14345598]LOL you filthy flo mo. You and mayweather would both love it if Maidana didn't pressure him and stood in the middle the ring getting slapped around like most of mayweathers opponents. Not a chance. Mayweather is going to be…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (25)