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De La Hoya: Canelo won’t be flat-footed against Mayweather

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(Hogan Photos) Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions doesn’t think WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KO’s) will have problems with his conditioning for his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26 KO’s) on September 14th. De La Hoya says that Canelo has a nutritionist and that he’s worked on his conditioning to avoid running out of gas like he did in his fights against Shane Mosley, Matthew Hatton and most recently against Austin Trout. De La Hoya also says that Canelo won’t be the flat-footed fighter that we’ve seen throughout his career, and that he’ll be lighter on his feet. De La Hoya said to RingTV “We are not going to see a flat-footed Canelo, and we’re not going to see a heavy-footed Canelo. We’re going to see a light-footed Canelo Alvarez that we’ve never seen before…this kid is in shape…he hired a nutritionist, and he’s hired a strength coach.” If Canelo really has been working on conditioning and his fighting style, it’s hard to tell from his weight. He’s actually bigger for this fight than he was for his last fight against Austin Trout when he weighed in at 172 lbs. It’s not […]http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?i=isOkAu3jFQ8:XKimoVFEWqg:D7DqB2pKExk http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=qj6IDK7rITs




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