Because the first day Canelo walked into the ramshackle Julian Magdaleno Gymnasium, he has been skilled by father-son duo Chepo and Eddy Reynoso.
On the age of simply 11, Mexico’s future pound-for-pound king adopted in his older brothers’ footsteps and would often take an hour lengthy bus trip from their household residence in Juanacatlan to the coaching hub in Guadalajara with the aim of studying find out how to field.
Although all seven of his brothers additionally went on to grow to be skilled boxers at various decrease ranges, it was clear from the early levels that there was one thing particular about Saul.
Nicknamed Canelo due to his Cinnamon pink hair – a comparatively uncommon complexion in Mexico – the teenager didn’t seem that intimidating from the surface.
Nevertheless, his novice foes rapidly discovered to not choose a e-book by its cowl.
By the age of simply 14, he had received the junior nationwide championships and run out of opponents keen to battle him.
In consequence, he turned skilled on the age of simply 15 and started his ascent to glory.
The story that follows subsequent is well-known.
Chepo and Eddy Reynoso developed Canelo into the elite, four-weight world champion and undoubted pound-for-pound celebrity that he’s in the present day.
As he aged, Chepo let Eddy take the reigns on his personal.
In reality, simply because the youthful Reynoso propelled Canelo to the place he’s in in the present day, it might additionally very pretty be argued that Alvarez introduced the little-known coach onto the large stage.
Now, Reynoso is recognised as one of many prime trainers within the sport.
In 2019, when Canelo unified the middleweight division towards Daniel Jacobs and claimed a light-heavyweight belt by knocking out Sergey Kovalev, Reynoso was universally topped ‘Coach of the 12 months’.
The consequence of that is that he now has fighters clamouring to work with him.
Eddy has constructed an incredible steady of world class boxers who all practice out of his new, extra trendy gymnasium in San Diego, California.
Eddy Reynoso’s Secure
Canelo Alvarez (4-Weight World Champion)
Oscar Valdez (Two-Weight World Champion)
Julio Cesar Martinez (Flyweight World Champion)
Andy Ruiz Jr (Former Heavyweight World Champion)
Ryan Garcia (Light-weight Contender)
Frank Sanchez (Heavyweight Contender)
Subsequent to Canelo, Oscar Valdez stars within the Reynoso gymnasium following his gorgeous KO of Miguel Berchelt.
The 29-0 (23 KOs) former featherweight world champion owns the WBC super-featherweight crown and stands proudly as a king of two divisions.
Additionally within the steady is WBC flyweight champion Julio Cesar Martinez.
After dropping his professional debut, the damaging Mexican has received all 17 of his fights since and grow to be a fearsome power at his weight.
A brand new arrival is former heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr.
Infamous for his lack of self-discipline, Ruiz Jr is now on a weight-loss journey with Reynoso as he seems to get again into competition after the rematch defeat to Anthony Joshua.
The boxing world waits to see if the highest coach could be the person to take the one-time heavyweight king again to his previous throne.
He’ll be capable of spar with unbeaten heavyweight Frank Sanchez, who’s rising below Reynoso’s watch.
And final, however removed from least, is light-weight star Ryan Garcia.
The unbeaten 22-year-old has been a social media sensation for a number of years now and was for a while not taken significantly as an elite prospect.
That every one modified below Reynoso, although, as he acquired up off the canvas initially of 2021 and knocked out Luke Campbell – he’s arguably now a future champion in ready.
With Canelo on the forefront, Reynoso has risen from humble beginnings to place collectively a ‘tremendous steady’ and is now constructing on the foundations for a vivid future.