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Urbano Antillon on Canelo’s possible weight issues, Tim Bradley sparring Matthysse, and more

Chris Robinson catches up with former world title challenger Urbano Antillon inside of the Summit Gym in Big Bear, Calif. as he speaks on the possibility of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez having weight issues heading into his match with Floyd Mayweather while also looking at Tim Bradley sparring with Lucas Matthysse, as the two men will be working together down in Indio

Urbano Antillon shares his insight on Pacquiao-Rios; talks return, sparring battles, memories, more

Chris Robinson catches up with former lightweight contender Urbano Antillon inside of the Summit Gym in Big Bear, Calif. as he speaks on his return to boxing, his fond gym battles with Manny Pacquiao, Edwin Valero, Juan Manuel Marquez, and others, plus his thoughts on Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios and much more

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Exclusive photos: Urbano Antillon back in training in Big Bear as he eyes a run at 140 pounds

Urbano Antillon training in Big Bear, Calif.

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All photos courtesy of Chris Robinson (www.HustleBoss.com)

Exclusive photos from Abel Sanchez’s Summit Gym in Big Bear, Calif. as former world title challenger Urbano Antillon (29-3, 21 KO’s) puts in some work with junior lightweight prospect Joel Diaz (12-0, 11 KO’s) and lightweight Alan Herrera (32-4, 21 KO’s).

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Antillon was last seen on the big stage two years ago, as he was stopped in the 3rd round of an electrifying clash with then-WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios in Carson. One fight prior, Antillon engaged in an equally thrilling battle, losing a hotly-contested decision to then-WBC champion Humberto Soto.

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Antillon has flown under the radar since those defeats, but it’s worth noting that he did return this past March in Hidalgo, Mexico to stop journeyman Leonardo Resendiz in two rounds.

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Antillon is focused on his comeback, but insists he will be looking to make his run at 140 pounds.