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Photos: Rigondeaux Putting in The Hard Work For Kennedy

By Reynaldo Sanchez

Cuban star and current WBA super bantamweight world champion (122 pounds), Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux, is training every day at the Xtreme Boxing Gym owned by trainer Jorge Rubio in Hialeah, along with Ramón Garbey and DJ Montanocordoba as assistant and trainer respectively.

Nearing two weeks of training, “The Jackal” Rigondeaux is working hard for the upcoming defense against Teon Kennedy. Along with other young Cuban boxers such as Angelo Santana, Hairon Socarras and the experienced Yordanis Despaigne - he realizes the level of hard physical work and technical preparation.

After Rigondeaux captured the WBA title in his last fight against Ramos on January 20th,  by TKO in six rounds, he challenged every boxer in his division. Nevertheless, very few have answered his call and some of his targets refused to step up by stating “Rigondeaux is a boring fighter.”

“It is absurd and illogical. They are supposed to call my name and challenge me to obtain a title shot,” said Rigondeaux.

The Rigondeaux-Kennedy fight is scheduled for the HBO pay-per-view undercard on June 9th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, which features Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradley in the main event.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kozone on 04-20-2012

[QUOTE=boricua2311;12022573]I'm collecting money for buy a new shorts to Rigo. Anybody interesting in support Rigo please send me a pm. Lol ![/QUOTE] coño que pasa you can't afford the shorts by yourself?! lol

Comment by boricua2311 on 04-20-2012

I'm collecting money for buy a new shorts to Rigo. Anybody interesting in support Rigo please send me a pm. Lol !

Comment by TrickyLefty on 04-20-2012

[QUOTE]boxing is a show and the art is fading[/QUOTE] 1. Cuban boxing is not an art 2. Crushin made the same point, i guess

Comment by kozone on 04-20-2012

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;12022368]Does he wear those shorts everytime he trains[/QUOTE] lol out of everything you could say about rigo this is what you cone up with!! rigo will beat this guy and everyone will say something to criticize him just to…

Comment by Russian Crushin on 04-20-2012

Does he wear those shorts everytime he trains

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