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Shane Mosley and Canelo Alvarez recently held a conference call to hype up their May 5th showdown on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather-Miguel Cotto bout.
While Alvarez will be looking to boost his rising career with a "name" win over a Hall of Fame fighter, Mosley will be trying for one last shot at glory to punctuate his spectacular career.
Although most experts believe Canelo should be the heavy favorite come fight night, Mosley should not be counted out so quickly.
Unlike in his recent bout with Pacquiao, Mosley could be the quicker, faster-handed man in the ring on May 5th. And history has proven that Mosley can handle the slower, more powerful fighters -- such as Antonio Margarito -- better than the slick boxers who might match or exceed his speed.
Of course, Canelo is no plodder like Margarito.
Alvarez is skilled, patient, and throws a variety of combinations to set up his heavy-handed shots. Matched up against the speedy Mosley's experience, ...
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