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Saul Alvarez's Trainer: Alfonso Gomez Another Option

By Jose Luis Camarillo, notifight.com

Edison Reynoso, the trainer of WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, added Alfonso Gomez (23-4-2, 12KOs) to the list of possible options for his boxer on September 17. A few days ago, Alvarez's manager Jose "Chep" Reynoso mentioned former champion Ricardo Mayorga as a possible candidate, but Gomez would certainly come at a much cheaper price. Team Alvarez are looking to secure opponents to further groom their fighter's abilities. Alvarez returned last Saturday in Guadalajara to stop manadatory challenger Ryan Rhodes in the twelfth round.

"Soon we will sit down with Golden Boy Promotions, and we'll discuss the next viable opponent for Canelo," Reynoso said. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 06-23-2011

Another thing, mentioning Jose Cotto's KO percentage is a mistake....it is WHO he got the KO's against. The 4 names on his resume went the distance and none were badly hurt and they were smaller than Alvarez. I can name…

Comment by richardt on 06-23-2011

And lastly, Jose Cotto was not able to hurt Juan Diaz or any other top Lightweight, yet he DID hurt Alvarez. Alvarez has a questionable chin and his fans will have to live with that or take Prozac.

Comment by richardt on 06-23-2011

""De La Hoya was down against a guy.""" FYI being down does not mean being hurt. MANY fighters suffer flash knockdowns and are not hurt. Example: When Hamed first Knocked down Kevin Kelly, Kelly was not hurt. When Hamed badly…

Comment by richardt on 06-23-2011

""Also, you can't say that Cotto wasn't known to be a big puncher with a 79 KO percentage at lightweight."" First off, KO% does NOT indicate punching power. Cotto got the KO's from volume punching. Yet he badly hurt a…

Comment by Steak on 06-23-2011

De La Hoya was down against a guy that had only won 1 of his last 6 fights, and that was when he was 20. and this was against a 130lber. doesnt change the…

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