Canelo Alvarez Bio
Canelo Alvarez is a 28 years old professional Mexican Boxer. He holds magnificent professional record of undefeated first 42 bouts in his career. He has a total win of 50 bouts, 2 draws and 1 loss. He is a world champion in both weight class (middle weight and light middleweight). In 2017, he was ranked number 43 by FORBES in the list of ‘World’s highest paid athlete’. He was also named as the World’s best active boxer, pound for pound by Box Rec.
Canelo Alvarez was born as Santos Saul Alvarez Barragan on July 18, 1990 in Guadalajara, Mexico to his father Santos Alvarez and mother Ana Maria Barragan. His father was a farmer and mother was a housewife. His parents separated when he was young. He has seven siblings, all brought up in Juanacatlan, Jalisco. Canelo Alvarez is a high school drop-out; he left school to focus on boxing. He started his boxing training at the age of 13. His first trainers are Father and son Chepo Reynoso and Eddy.
Canelo Alvarez major inspiration for boxing is his two boxing brothers Ramon and Ricardo. He made his professional debut in year 2005. In his first 19 months he has recorded 11 wins out of 13 fights against opponents who were older and much experienced from him. In his career, he has fought many big fights and many big championships against greatest boxers of all time, like Floyd Mayweather Jr., Austin Trout, Shane Mosley, Gennady Golovkin, Amir Khan etc. Although he rose to prominence was his win against Magic Hatton in WBC Super Welterweight World titled in March 2011. He defended the title against Ryan Rhodes in June 2011. Out of 51 matches in his professional career, he has won 49 and has one loss and a draw each. He has also won 34 bouts via knockout.
Canelo Alvarez has not much highly publicized life; he has started romantic relationship with model cum Miss Mexico Universe 2003, he also got engaged to the former beauty pageant winner, but soon they announced split. He also has a daughter from his former girlfriend.
Canelo Alvarez has a cute and vibrate appearance, he has red hairs and freckles on his face, for which he also got bullied in his teenage days.
Canelo Alvarez is active on social media, and has numerous followers on both Twitter and Facebook
According to media resources, Canelo Alvareznet worth is estimated to be $100 million.