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Luis Nery: Eddy Reynoso Has Helped Me A lot With My Defense

Unbeaten former champion Luis Nery shared updates from his training camp as he prepares to take on undefeated Aaron Alameda for the vacant WBC Super Bantamweight World Championship in the co-main event of part two of a SHOWTIME PPV doubleheader Saturday, September 26 in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions.

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For this fight, Nery is training for the first time under the guidance of Eddy Reynoso at his gym in San Diego, alongside Canelo Alvarez and former heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr., amongst others. Although Nery enters this fight on an 11-fight knockout streak, he has been able to hone other facets of his arsenal under Reynoso.
 
"Coach Reynoso has been helping me a lot with my defense," said Nery. "We're working on boxing with my hands up and on my accuracy. He's helping me do everything possible to maximize my power and speed. I feel very strong and I've been sparring 12 rounds for a while now. I'm extremely ready for September 26 and focused on nothing but that."
 
Nery and Alameda were set to square off in a bantamweight battle on SHOWTIME® in March, before the pandemic delayed that showdown. With Rey Vargas vacating his 122-pound title due to an injury, the rescheduled fight came with the addition of that title being on the line. While he knows Alameda will bring his best, Nery is confident in continuing his winning streak.
 
"I know that Alameda is a tough, undefeated fighter who's going to leave it all in the ring," said Nery. "I know he wants to win, just like me, and I know he's working every day so that he can perform to his maximum potential. I believe that my speed and my overall talent will make me the winner. The postponement has given me even more time to train and prepare for this matchup. I'm 100% ready."

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by nino brown21 on 09-18-2020

Nery vs vargas ! Now that's be a good one fo sho!

Comment by Phill lynott on 09-18-2020

That's been Ray Vargas's for half a decade. He's putting it up for rent until he can get back in the ring. Maybe it's the only way he gets Nery to fight him.

Comment by theface07 on 09-18-2020

[QUOTE=Bigchip;20766062]Saul Alvarez is a cheat too right?[/QUOTE] Clearly. That's already been established. Where the fu*ck have you been for the past couple of years??

Comment by _Rexy_ on 09-18-2020

**** I don’t typically like boxrec rankings but Alameda is at #46 and Nery is at #2 Always nice to see Mauricio sanctioning competitive title fights

Comment by _Rexy_ on 09-18-2020

Wait, when did this belt become vacant??

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