Photos: Orlando Salido-Kenichi Yamaguchi Open Workout
By Rafael Soto
Ciudad Obregon, Sonora - Many fans watched closely, as did the local and national press, as the stars of this weekend's show - "Proud Cajeme" - offered a public workout at a gym in Obregón. WBO world featherweight champion, Orlando "Siri" Salido, and his challenger, Japanese Kenichi Yamaguchi, where they performed exercises fluently and a rounds of shadowboxing.
Salido (35-11-2, 23 KOs) will defend his title against Kenichi Yamaguchi (17-2-1, 4 KOs) in the headliner of Saturday's card at the Multipurpose Center in Ciudad Obregon, and it will be broadcast by TV Azteca. In addition, Alejandro "Alex" Valdez and Enrique "Duende" Bernache, who face off in a 10-round bantamweight bout, also took part in the media workout.
JMM's was on azteca, Rafaels was not...this writer said many fans came to see this workout??? looks like some folks stopped by on a lunch break...seats not even filled...this won't be very competitive...I think Oliver would've given him a better…Comment by New England on 07-21-2011
man salido looks confident! that's what a win over a guy on the P4p list will do for you thought i don't believe lopez belonged there in the first place. a life and death victory over rogers matagwa does not…Comment by kid dynamite16 on 07-21-2011
it'll b on fox deportesComment by chiguy91 on 07-21-2011
tv azteca? hopefully they show it unlike the marquez bros fights last weekend. i'll throw on the dvr since khan/judah will be taking place. salido should come out on top, looking forward to his rematch with lopez...Post a Comment/View More User Comments (4)