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Rigondeaux Staying Sharp, Working With Pedro Diaz

By Giancarlo Oquendo

The reigning WBA 122-pound champion, Guillermo "The Jackal" Rigondeaux (11-0, 8KOs), is getting in some work with Cuban coach Pedro Diaz, who trains Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto among others.

A spokesperson for Team Rigondeaux made it clear that Diaz is not going to be a new trainer for the boxer. Rigondeaux will continue marching forward with his team of trainer Jorge Rubio and strength coach D.J. Montanocordoba. The two-time Olympic gold medal winner is working with Diaz at the moment to stay sharp, but the two of them will not be working together during Rigondeaux's next training camp.

Sources indicate that Rigondeaux is close to obtaining a unification fight against WBO champion Nonito Donaire in the month of April. The tentative date is April 27th, but that could change to an earlier position in the month or even move to March.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lazarito52 on 01-21-2013

pedro luiz and rigondeaux have been togheter for a long time. pedro and sagarra were the head coach of the powerful cubAN TEAM THAT WON SO MANY OLIMPIC GOLD MEDAL. AMONG THEM : CASAMAYOR , SOLIS , GAMBOA , ETC.…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 01-21-2013

[quote=JmH Reborn] Quote: Originally Posted by jsfd26 switching trainers again? WTF happened with salas? Rigo needs to take a page out Lara's book. Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android Fails to read article Move along bro [/quote] Yea I'm on…

Comment by JmH Reborn on 01-21-2013

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12939042]switching trainers again? WTF happened with salas? Rigo needs to take a page out Lara's book. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Fails to read article Move along bro

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 01-21-2013

switching trainers again? WTF happened with salas? Rigo needs to take a page out Lara's book. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by -PANDA- on 01-21-2013

[QUOTE=bojangles1987;12938998]I remember when damn near this entire site was on Pedro Diaz's nuts after Margarito 2, claiming Cotto was completely different because of him.[/QUOTE] can't speak for anyone else but I gave diaz props because he revived cotto's confidence...nothing more…

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