Canelo Alvarez Los Angeles
Media Workout Quotes
Photo: Gene Blevins - hoganphotos/Golden Boy
CANELO ALVAREZ, WBC
Super Welterweight World Champion
"Oscar de la Hoya recommended I train in Big Bear and I
really liked it. It was a really good place to train. I
could really focus up there with no distractions."
"Training camp went by really fast because I love my
job. At times training at home is a distraction, so
training in Big Bear was a really good change. I had a
"It took me about 10 to 15 days to get used to the
altitude. It was rally hard to breathe, a 25 minute run
felt like an hour."
"Rhodes is a strong fighter and is going to be tough. He
can take a good punch and he's awkward because he can
"I want to give Jalisco the best 'Canelo' I can. I'm
excited to defend my title in Guadalajara in front of my
"I consider it an honor to be compared to the 'Golden
Boy' but I obviously have my mind set to accomplish much
more. Records are made to be broken and that is my
"My goal is to be the best fighter. To be the best, you
have to challenge the best, and I think I could be ready
for Pacquiao in a year."
JOSE "CHEPO" REYNOSO, Alavarez's Manager and Trainer
"I liked having training camp in Big Bear. It was really
good preparation and we had an intense camp. You can
tell he's really confident and focused right now."
"We are all very excited to return to Mexico. We are
ready to be there and fight in front of our people."
"We didn't do anything else besides train, watch film of
Rhodes and watch movies. We rented over 105 movies."
"Rhodes is a complicated fighter. He switches hands and
is very strong. We worked hard to overcome that."
EDDY REYNOSO, Alvarez's Manager and Trainer
"Camp was really good and the challenge of dealing with
the altitude made it a more intense camp, but ultimately
the challenge made it more rewarding."
"We implemented a lot of exercises that really increased
the velocity of his punches. We also worked a lot to
improve his defense."
"We sparred over 100 rounds and trained really hard."