• Biography

Canelo Álvarez is known as a Mexican professional boxer. He is most famous for being a four-weight world champion.

Background and Age

Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán was born on July 18, 1990 in Guadalajara, Mexico. At five years old, his family moved to their present home of Juanacatlán, Jalisco. Experiencing childhood with his family's ranch, he adapted to horseback riding, which he proceeds with today. Álvarez is the most youthful of eight children, seven of them being young men, the entirety of his brothers additionally became professional fighters. Among his siblings are welterweight fighters Ramón Álvarez, Ricardo Álvarez, and former Interim WBA World Champion, Rigoberto Álvarez. "Canelo" in Spanish is the manly word for cinnamon, which is a typical moniker for individuals with red hair.

Married, Wife and Kids

Álvarez was engaged to Marisol González, who is Miss Mexico Universe 2003 and a sports journalist for Televisa Deportes. He has one little girl with a former sweetheart.

Career and Net Worth

Álvarez started boxing at 13 years of age, in the wake of watching his more established sibling Rigoberto Álvarez's debut presentation as a professional fighter. In 2004 he won the silver award at the Junior Mexican National Championships, held in Sinaloa. He turned into the 2005 Junior Mexican National Boxing Champion in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, at 15 years old. Canelo has a novice record of 44-2.

Álvarez turned professional at 15, not long after his championship at the Junior Nationals, since his coaches at the time, father-and-child group Chepo and Eddy Reynoso, were not able to discover appropriate junior rivals for him. In his initial 19 months as a professional, he took out 11 of his 13 recorded adversaries, every one of whom were essentially more seasoned. In any case, the senior Reynoso expressed in 2013 that Álvarez had battled 10 additional occasions in that range, winning each of the 10 by knockout, however that these battles were so ineffectively reported that it was not worth the issue to try to have the record amended. His weight changed in his three years as a professional including two recorded battles inside the Light welterweight utmost of 140 lbs before he settled in the Welterweight division at 147 lbs.

His 6th round TKO prevail upon Luciano Leonel Cuello for the WBC Silver Light Middleweight session was held in the Vicente Fernández Arena. During the post battle interview Mexican singer Vicente Fernández gave Álvarez a steed. He was additionally given a steed by the city hall leader of Tepic, where Alvarez now and again prepares.

In December 2019, it was announced that Canelo was one of the all star alumni for the Forbes 30 Under 30 – Hollywood & Entertainment list.

Date modified: Jun 22, 2020
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