Fitness | Training | Nov 21 2015

The science behind Miguel Cotto versus Saul Alvarez

Danny Wilson gives Boxing Science's take on the big fight
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IF it wasn’t for the hype around Mayweather vs Pacquiao, the much anticipated clash between Miguel Cotto and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez would be the biggest fight of the year by far. Boxing purists are probably more excited for this middleweight clash than the proclaimed ‘Fight of the century‘.

It’s not just a match up of the two best middleweights in the world, its Puerto Rico vs Mexico with the winner possibly lining up a fight against the highly rated Gennady Golovkin.

In keeping with our tradition of analysing training practices for super fights, here’s our take on what we’ve seen so far in the build up for Cotto vs Canelo…

 

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