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 Last update:  6/12/2011       Read more by Miguel Rivera            &
Saul Alvarez: If Rhodes is Open, I Will Go For The KO!
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By Miguel Rivera

WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is going through his final runs in training camp, preparing for this Saturday's initial defense of his crown against mandatory challenger Ryan Rhodes in Guadalajara. Alvarez respects the size and power of his opponent. Rhodes had previously fought at 160-pounds and moved down in weight. The British boxer believes that he is a lot stronger than Canelo, who also feels that a knockout victory is within reach.

"Rhodes is a very good fighter. He's very strong and put his punches together well. When I watched his fights, I could see that he was a strong fighter. We have a good strategy worked out for the fight. I'm going to be in the best shape of my career. I won't run from him. I know what I have to do and If see an opening, I will go for the knockout," Alvarez said.

Tags: Saul Alvarez , Ryan Rhodes , Alvarez vs Rhodes , Alvarez-Rhodes

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comment by *Boss*, on 06-13-2011
[QUOTE=toysale]Can see an upset on the cards here, Rhodes is going to make it very difficult for Alvarez throughout the fight and reckon Rhodes may push for a late stoppage! Cards already out the question.[/QUOTE] If the fight is close Alvarez will win thats for sure. The fight is in Mexico s...

comment by D-MiZe, on 06-13-2011
[QUOTE=Lac'em up][URL=""][/URL][/QUOTE] A fight from 2002, look at Rhodes keeping his hands down and not even trying to block the punches. :rofl: You think that's what he's...

comment by D-MiZe, on 06-13-2011
[QUOTE=Lac'em up]ive seen rhodes fight and just like most euro fighters, he fukken sukks. How the fuk do you think he will win, by knock out? Hahaha, good luck man, ive seen young kids hit harder than this clown. Canelo isn't nothing special you kunt, but what i'm saying is that they hand picked ...

comment by Lac'em up, on 06-13-2011

comment by Control-, on 06-13-2011
If you go for the KO, you'll get countered and end up taking a nap.

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