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Alvarez vs Mosley media workout pics | Boxing Futures

Alvarez vs Mosley media workout pics

Posted on Apr 12, 2012

WBC light-middleweight champion Saul Alvarez and Shane Mosley opened the doors to their respective Big Bear gyms yesterday as they invited the media to see how preparations were coming along for their May 5 clash.

The pair who meet on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto’s Ring Kings show have set up camp just a block away from each other in the Californian hills and were eager to impress.

‘Mosley is a complete fighter that is what I liked about him watching him fight when I was a kid. He is a great fighter,’ said Alvarez. ‘He is 40 years old and fights like a 25-year-old.’

‘I am preparing for a great Shane Mosley. It will be a great fight and I look forward to having my hand raised as the winner.’

Mosley also commended his opponent but was quick to point out that he lacked experience, saying, ‘Canelo has a good style with his hand speed, power and he is young but he still has a lot to learn.

‘May 5 is kind of like my holiday. I seem to fight this day every year. I will be very hungry, focused, strong and willing to scrap.’

Saul Alvarez works the body bag and mitts at his media day for upcoming fight against Shane Mosley on May 5

Canelo throws some shots in anger 

Alvarez speaks to the media

The WBC light-middleweight champ shows off his conditioning a little under a month away from the fight

A few hours and one block later, Shane Mosley speaks to press while getting his hands wrapped for his session

Mosley shows the handspeed is still there on the speed bag

Mosley builds up a sweat after using the hammer

Sugar Shane shows off his shape

Photos by Gene Blevins for Hoganphotos and Golden Boy Promotions

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