Canelo Alvarez’s Training Partners: Who is the Mexican Boxer Training With?

Published 02/22/2021, 1:00 PM EST
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 04: Canelo Alvarez walks to his corner during his middleweight unification fight against Daniel Jacobs at T-Mobile Arena on May 04, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


Canelo Alvarez, the Mexican legend, has transitioned himself from a promising youngster to a boxing superstar in a span of less than two decades.

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He has put together a sensational resume and is already considered a legend, with years to come in his journey. Having set his hands on the world titles at 4 distinct divisions, Canelo Alvarez is often billed as the greatest pound-for-pound fighter.

While he deserves all the credit for his triumphs, a part of the credit should go to his training partners. Boxing out of Eddy Reynoso’s stable, Alvarez is arguably the brightest superstar at the gym. However, he isn’t the only one to have tasted success and fame.

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Alvarez’s gym is full of boxing elites. And being surrounded by pundits and promising youngsters only helps him grow. Here’s a look at Eddy Reynoso’s gym and all of Alvarez’s training partners.

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Canelo Alvarez- The legend at the gym

The P4P king has changed his sparring partners often from time to time and has traded shots with bigger men. But his training partners mostly remain the same. Apart from training, they also share a great bond and often cheer for each other during their scheduled fights.

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Ryan Garcia

The WBC Interim champion is one of the brightest names at Eddy Reynoso’s gym. He has been there for a long time and regularly trains with Alvarez.

The two also share a great relationship and accompany each other on fight nights. Ryan Garcia also claims to have learned a lot from Canelo. That said, they continue to sharpen each other’s skills at the gym.

DALLAS, TEXAS – JANUARY 02: Ryan Garcia reacts after defeating Luke Campbell during the WBC Interim Lightweight Title fight at American Airlines Center on January 02, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

Andy Ruiz Jr.

Former unified heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. is a recent addition to Eddy Reynoso’s team. ‘The Destroyer’ also hones his defense by practicing with Alvarez.

Andy Ruiz Jr. during his fight against Anthony Joshua in their IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Championship contest at the Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Nick Potts/PA Images via Getty Images)

Oscar Valdez

The newly crowned WBC super featherweight champion has remained unbeaten till now. The 30-year-old KO specialist is a rising superstar in the sport, and Oscar Valdez has often credited Alvarez for such progress. The two would continue to allure the fans with their respective fights, helping each other at the gym.

Luis Nery

Another unbeaten champion, Luis Nery, is currently the WBC super bantamweight champion and hails from the same team. In a stellar gym full of champions, Nery is another prime individual. Thus, he is also fortunate to train with the P4P king.

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All these elites have their signature style and are phenomenal for their unique abilities, but they all come together under the watchful eyes of Eddy Reynoso. Do you think Canelo Alvarez has the best team?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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