Photos: Canelo Starts Training For May 4 Mega Gallery

By Hesiquio Balderas, photos by Jorge Israel Barajas

The super welterweight world champion of the World Boxing Council, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (41-0-1, 30KOs), began his preparation towards his sixth title defense on May 4 against an opponent to be announced.

The Mexican superstar running very early in the Los Colomos forest in Guadalajara, Mexico under the watchful eye of his manager Chepo Reynoso and his trainer Edison Reynoso. Canelo and his team were sorrouded by a group of fighters that work under the CANELO PROMOTIONS banner.

"Canelo" ran with hat and gloves to protect himself from the cold winter morning in Guadalajara.

"It feels good to return to training camp," said the new Mexican boxing idol.

During 2012, Saul Alvarez successfully defended the 154-pound title by defeating the legendary Shane Mosley and  Josesito Lopez.

In the afternoon, the champion went to the gym that bears his name to complete his first day of practice. He jumped rope, shadow boxed​​, and ended up his training routine by working his abs.

"It was a full day for the champion. We won’t stop working until their May fight, this is the start of a new chapter," said Edison Reynoso.

Saul Alvarez worked with enthusiasm, took time to joke and wish much success to the young prospects George "Pylon" Lara, Horacio "Violento" Garcia, Oscar "Raton" Cortes - who were working as hard as the champion.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Boxing Bob on 01-08-2013

[QUOTE=Cleto_Reyes;12899814]Canelo will be ready for anyone on may 4th! War Cinnamon![/QUOTE] If your nationalistic pride demands that your boxing heroes have to be Mexican, may I suggest Abner Mares or Orlando Salido? With guts, determination, and a willingness to fight…

Comment by Cleto_Reyes on 01-08-2013

Canelo will be ready for anyone on may 4th! War Cinnamon!

Comment by Boxing Bob on 01-08-2013

[QUOTE=ElBossHogg™;12897488][IMG][/IMG] Like a boss. Beating that Cheat down. Looks like mexicans made it their job to beat down the cheaters of Boxing. Mosley, Berto, Pacquaio WHOS NEXT[/QUOTE] Another unbiased, levelheaded post on your part? For someone who posts crap like…

Comment by Bushbaby on 01-08-2013

He should shadow box in low light & claim it's a really dark guy. His fans will love it, the media will buy it & boom, Floyd fight in september.

Comment by AHUEVO on 01-08-2013

[QUOTE=bbos;12897508]don't forget about marquez employing a shady rat who supplied PEDs, as a "strength and conditioning" coach, and consequentially gained new found "power" all of a sudden at 40 years old.[/QUOTE] New found power? What are you talking about, JMM…

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