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Rhodes: I Will Expose The Flaws in Saul Alvarez's Game

Ryan Rhodes has vowed to expose Saul Alvarez's defensive flaws in this weekend's world title fight.

Alvarez is considered the hottest property in boxing and will start as a red hot favourite to retain his WBC light-middleweight title on Saturday in his hometown of Guadalajara.

But veteran Sheffield southpaw Rhodes insists he has spotted a few chinks in the Mexican sensation's armour and is confident he can pull off a memorable upset win.

"Alvarez boxes as though he wants to take your head off. He throws combinations well and works well inside," Rhodes told The Star.

"But he comes at you in straight lines, which will work in my favour, because he is there to be hit. When he throws his punches he leaves himself wide open.

"He has a good work rate and wears people down. I am 34 and recognise I'm boxing the hottest prospect in world boxing, someone Oscar De La Hoya rates as the next superstar.

"I am going into the lion's den and I wouldn't have it any other way!"

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sparked_1985 on 06-17-2011

Go Rhodes. I hope he can ride out the early storm.

Comment by shenmue on 06-17-2011

[QUOTE=toysale;10705997]Sunday 10am[/QUOTE] That is delayed coverage by Sky, any idea what time the fight will be live?, prob 4am.

Comment by toysale on 06-17-2011

[QUOTE=shenmue;10705967]What time will this fight start UK time?.[/QUOTE] Sunday 10am

Comment by shenmue on 06-17-2011

What time will this fight start UK time?.

Comment by toysale on 06-17-2011

[QUOTE=chiguy91;10704417]good to see rhodes is pumped and confident. i really hope we get to see an improved alvarez on saturday, he really needs to focus on his stamina and defense. i'm not sure if he will put rhodes away, he…

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