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Canelo-Kovalev undercard fighters flash skills in media workout

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By Ponciano "John" Melo Jr.

Moments after the final press conference of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev, the undercard fighters stepped in the spotlight of the MGM Grand Arena for the traditional media workout.

Canelo-Kovalev undercard fighters flash skills in media workout

It is now their high-time as all the attention of the media focus on their workout inside the ring at the MGM Grand Arena.

Each boxer were given limited minutes to showcase and perform shadow boxing and sparring with their trainer.

First off was Tristan Kalkreuth, the youngest boxer in the fight card. The 17-year old American will fight the 23-year old Bektemir Melikuziev of Ukraine in the light heavyweight match.

Next was Marlen Esparza. The Olympian has a heated spat with her opponent Seniesa Estrada. They will fight for the World Boxing Association (WBA) interim World Female Flyweight title.

Hyped in the ring was Blair ‘The Flair’ Cobbs. The very vocal youngster showed off in the workout showing everyone his excitement and confidence ahead of his bout with Carlos Ortiz.

Estrada, Jorge Fortea are among others who came in the workout.

Last to finish the session were Romero Duno and Ryan Garcia. Duno came first in the delight of the Filipinos in attendance. Duno will fight Garcia as the co-main event of the match.

The famous Garcia on the other hand displayed his version of skills.

The undercards will have their final press conference tomorrow before the official weigh-in on Friday (US time)


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