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Diaz Prepares For Peter, Mayweather looking razor sharp in training

07.01.05 - Two-time world champion "Pretty Boy" Floyd Mayweather Jr. is looking super-sharp in training according to chief trainer Roger Mayweather. "Pretty Boy" has been continuing preparations at the Top Rank gym in Las Vegas ahead of his Jan 22 showdown with Henry 'El Nitro' Bruseles at the AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami. Mayweather Jr sparred three different partners (4 rounds each) and is looking in top condition..

"He looks good, conditioning is good - he’s got the green-light for Miami," said Roger Mayweather.

He will train one more week in Las Vegas, then head for Miami on Monday, Jan. 17.


Yanqui Diaz doing ‘tactical work,’ getting set for Sam Peter!

Heavyweight Yanqui Diaz, who is also training at the Top Rank gym in Las Vegas, is doing tactical work to get ready for big punching Samuel Peter on Jan. 22.

Diaz vs. Peter, which is being televised by HBO, will be in the ring just prior to the Mayweather vs. Bruseles out in Miami. Peter, 21-0, is coming off a devastating KO of Jeremy Williams. Diaz comes to the fight with a record of 13-1.

"We're convinced we can win this fight,” said Wes Wolfe, manager of Yanqui Diaz.

"We have a game plan --- it’s going to take some rounds, but we will get the job done."

Article posted on 07.01.2005



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