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Team Canelo: Speed and Power Will Overwhelm Mosley

By Miguel Rivera

Undefeated WBC 154-pound world champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (39-0-1, 29KOs) is a few days away from the biggest defense of his career. On Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, he faces former three division world champion "Sugar" Shane Mosley. Alvarez has continued training at a private gym in Las Vegas to remain in excellent physical shape.

"This is the longest preparation that we have done. Mosley will not know where to go when he feels the punches of Canelo," said trainer Chepo Reynoso.

The champion and his team of Chepo and Edison Reynoso, and former champion Oscar Larios, are very optimistic and believe the strength and speed of the 21-year-old boxer will be a lethal combination for Mosley, who has never been knocked out.

In two months of intense preparation, the boxer had 129 rounds of sparring, with four minute rounds, against 6 different sparring partners, including former champion Steve Forbes. At one point, Canelo put in 41 days of work without rest.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by micky1971 on 05-02-2012

ok, lets kick this cunt into touch........... alvarez beat ryan rhodes who, lost in dramatic fashion in two rounds to jason matthews and lee blundell in three at the peak of his career. who the fvck is jason matthews? or…

Comment by MindBat on 05-02-2012

[QUOTE=SweetSciencePHD;12067250]As a long time Shane Mosley fan, I've really been anticipating this fight and keeping up with all the happenings and coverage thus far. Canelo and his camp seem to be drastically underestimating Mosley, as have a lot of fans/pundits/experts/critics.…

Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 05-02-2012

[QUOTE=garfios;12066188]Molina didn't beat Lara stop that BS, he made the fight ugly and managed to get a fair draw because he didn't deserve to lose either, but he got clocked by Lara and was hurt toward the end of the…

Comment by BoxingScientist on 05-01-2012

SweetSciencePHD I wouldn't be surprised if Shane pulled off the "upset." Those factors that you mentioned accounts for good logic. Plus, fighters like Canelo are made for Shane to land on (that are somewhat stationary and likes to trade). Shane…

Comment by Weebler I on 05-01-2012

[QUOTE=Kilrain;12066677]I've got a really strong feeling Shane is gonna catch him and knock him out. Crazy, I know...[/QUOTE] Not crazy at all, in fact very possible. Hope it doesn't happen.

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