Everything You Need to Know About Canelo Alvarez’s Trainer – Eddy Reynoso

Published 02/20/2021, 4:30 PM EST


Over the years, Eddy Reynoso has turned into a cosmic name in boxing. With his unparalleled knowledge and teaching abilities, Reynoso has separated himself from many top-tier trainers in boxing at present. The Mexican is a renowned trainer of the pound-for-pound king, Canelo Alvarez.

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But, his trainee list isn’t just limited to Alvarez. He also has the internet sensation, Ryan Garcia, and former heavyweight champ, Andy Ruiz Jr. under his wing.

With such big names, Reynoso has the most star-studded boxing gym in the entire world.

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Born in Mexico, Eddy Reynoso grew up watching his father, Chepo Reynoso, who was a boxing trainer. From an early age, Reynoso got attracted to the sport and began following in his father’s footsteps. But, the thought of turning into a professional pugilist never really crossed his mind. However, he was highly inquisitive about building champions inside his gym.

His first steps into the boxing world came after the success of Oscar Larios, a retired Mexican bantamweight boxer. Reynoso traveled the world with Larios and guided him alongside his father, Chepo Reynoso.

In 2005, the biggest turning point in Reynoso’s life arrived with a young Canelo Alvarez coming up in his gym. In the initial training days itself, the father-son-duo identified the talent in the then 15-year-old professional. Ever since then, they carved his career, and today the world knows who Canelo Alvarez is.

Even today, almost 16 years later, he has a solid partnership going on with the 30-year-old. Reynoso and Canelo have both put in the work of their lives to reach where they have today.

Watching Canelo’s success, many young guns joined Reynoso and his team ‘House of Champions’. The entire team is going super-strong, with the Eddy Reynoso being the guiding light for them.

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Eddy Reynoso – the highly celebrated trainer in the world of boxing

Many feel that Eddy Reynoso got everything thanks to his father. While that may be true, the 44-year-old has had to persevere to make a name for himself. Reynoso has put in some real hard work to get worldwide recognition.

Dec 19, 2020; San Antonio, TX, USA; Canelo Alvarez is introduced before his WBA, WBC and Ring Magazine super middleweight championship bout against Callum Smith at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland/Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports

He is unquestionably the smartest trainer at present. Reynoso equips all his boxers with resilient game-plans and gets the best out of them. That said, Reynoso has bagged the Trainer of the Year award for two consecutive years.

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Even at his current age, Reynoso shows no signs of slowing down and remains as hungry as he was in his younger days. Moreover, Reynoso wishes to create more such champions like Alvarez in the subsequent years.

Every upcoming boxer in the world wishes to have a coach as exuberant as Reynoso.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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