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In Their Words: Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez

Originally Published: September 7, 2011
By ESPN.com

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has quickly emerged as something more than a hard-punching, red-haired Mexican attraction, having thumped Matthew Hatton in March in a unanimous decision to earn a vacant junior middleweight belt at the precocious age of 20. On Sept. 17, as part of a split-site co-feature with the Victor Ortiz-Floyd Mayweather Jr. bout, Alvarez will make his second defense against Alfonso Gomez at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (HBO PPV). But first, Alvarez has agreed to discuss an array ...

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