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Santa Cruz: Canelo Needs Combos, Body Work To Win

Newly crowned WBC super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz stresses that if Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs) is to win the Solid Gold strap against Floyd "Money" Mayweather (44-0, 26KOs) on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas - he must give the pound for pound best a real belting....and that involves multiple combinations.
 
Leo, who recently visited Mexico City to be presented with his WBC belt and one for his Brother Roberto, who's valiently battling Lupus, explained the strategy must be to throw punches in bunches.
 
He said: "If I was Canelo, I would go out to pressure Floyd. This needs more than two punch combinations. If that happens, Floyd will be elusive. But if Canelo throws four or five punch combintions it will be much more effective.
 
"I would also go for the body, and work upwards. To hit Floyd on the head might initially be difficult, but going to the body will provide more success in going for the head.
 
"It's a difficult fight because Floyd has a lot of experience and he's always well prepared, but I'm going for Canelo. Canelo is young and strong, and if he catches Floyd with a good punch, I think he can knock him out."
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MDPopescu on 09-09-2013

[QUOTE=tdub2222;13722228]hes gonna be swinging wide and wild, vs trout there were a few times he swung and WIDE OPEN for shots but trout isnt a crafty counter puncher floyd will have a field day with him if he swings like…

Comment by El Malo. on 09-09-2013

Canelo is gonna have to step in and take a hit to land that body shot. That's the only way he has a shot at making any kind of dent on Floyd. If he decides to go the Guerrero way…

Comment by mike gonzalez on 09-08-2013

Floyd 'Money' Mayweather is going to take Canelo to school come September 14th. God bless America and Mexico. I can't wait dammit!!! Five more days and counting.

Comment by twosweethooks on 09-08-2013

[QUOTE=RawDawgHasSpokn;13723454]You should write fantasy books for middle school girls. These pipe dreams you constantly spew on this site are at the highest echelon of haterdom. Oh, and please don't threaten to give me a red k again, I just don't…

Comment by puga on 09-08-2013

i agree.. few reasons why canelo aint the one to pull it off becasue he thinks he can outbox floyd.. that patience , the fact that he's the slower fighter, picks his shots aint gonna work for him ..and he's…

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