Canelo Alvarez continues gruelling training camp before chilling out in an ice bath as he prepares for rematch with Gennady Golovkin in Las Vegas
- Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin collide in Las Vegas on September 15
- The Mexican sensation is currently in the final days of his training camp
- Canelo was put through his paces in the gym before recovering with a ice bath
As the countdown continues to his money-spinning rematch with Gennady Golovkin, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is entering the final days of his gruelling training camp.
The Mexican sensation meets his middleweight rival on September 15, with tempers flaring following the controversial draw in their first meeting and Canelo’s two failed drugs test since that Las Vegas showdown.
With the unified 160lb world titles again on the line at the T-Mobile Arena, Canelo has been leaving no stone unturned in his preparations for the rematch.
Canelo Alvarez has his gloves laced by trainers Eddy (L) and Chepo Reynoso (R) in the gym
The Mexican sensation is preparing for next month’s rematch with Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin
Canelo is put through his paces by nutritionist Rulas Arreola ahead of the September 15 clash
Wins: 49 (34)
KO percentage: 65
Height/reach: 5ft 8in/70.5in
Wins: 38 (34)
KO percentage: 87
Height/reach: 5ft 10.5in/70in
Under the watchful eyes of trainers Eddy and Chepo Reynoso, as well as nutritionist Rulas Arreola, the 28-year-old has been working hard in the gym to ensure he is in peak physical condition come fight night.
On Tuesday night Canelo gave an insight into his gruelling regime on Instagram, where he also showed fans the key to his recovery skills – ice baths.
And come September 15, the Mexican is confident he will reap the rewards for his hard work.
‘You will see an aggressive Canelo Alvarez in this fight. This fight has become personal. I will use this in my favour — obviously with intelligence — for this battle,’ he told HBO.
The 28-year-old is trying to win GGG’s unified middleweight world titles in Las Vegas
Following his latest gruelling workout in the gym, Canelo chilled out in an ice bath to recover
‘The cordiality that we had, not in the ring but outside of it, has ended,’ Canelo said of GGG
‘The cordiality that we had, not in the ring but outside of it, has ended because of many things. Because of the many times they opened their mouth.
‘Everyone knows that I don’t like to talk a lot. It’s one of those times where — well, I have my way of being. I get mad. But I know how to control myself, though the cordiality between us has ended.
‘I know they are bothered, but I don’t know why since it is I who has made them gain so much (money). They say they don’t worry about that. They say they don’t fight about that, but that’s the first thing they fight about — the money, the purse. There’s nothing else they care about more. It’s hypocritical for them to say otherwise.’