The full name of him is Santos Saúl “Canelo” lvarez Barragán. He is a Mexican professional boxer. This boxer has won several world championships in four weight categories from light middleweight to light heavyweight. Of which this boxer has unified titles in three weight categories. This Future boxer is currently a unified super middleweight world champion.
Canelo Álvarez BioGraphy
He took his little steps in this world for the first time on 18 July 1990. His birth place is Guadalajara, Mexico. At present Alvarez age is thirty one years old. His birth sign is cancer. They have Mexican nationality. Alvarez came to boxing at the age of 13, spent 20 fights in amateurs.In 2004, he finished second in the Mexican championship, correcting this situation in 2005, he received gold in the championship of his home country. When he turned 15, Canelo began playing pro, beating his first two opponents by knockout.Alvarez gained fame among boxing fans in 2011 with the victory over Matthew “Magic” Hatton for the vacant WBC welterweight belt. In June of that year, he made his first belt defense against Ryan Rhodes, and in September he defeated Alfonso Gomez and ex-world champion Kermit Cintron in November of that year.On May 5, 2012, Canelo made his fourth defense of his belt, facing Shane Mosley in the ring. Even though the fight lasted 12 rounds, the Mexican showed a high level of boxing against the experienced 40-year-old American, winning unanimously.
On September 15 of the same year, Hosecito Lopez became a rival, and in this confrontation, Hosecito found himself on the floor of the ring three times before the judge stopped the fight in the fifth round – TKO in favor of Alvarez. Then there was a meeting with Austin Trout, in which Canelo united the belts according to the WBA, WBC, The Ring versions, the fight went the entire distance, the decision of the judges was unanimous.On September 14, 2013, Alvarez entered the ring against the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr.Saul’s titanic efforts did not break Floyd’s defense, according to most critics – the dominance of the American boxer, recognized as the best pound-for-pound, was all 12 rounds, but still the verdict was not so unambiguous. One judge still saw a draw.Since then, Alvarez has won five matches.They were victories over Alfredo “Perro” Angulo in March 2014 by KO in 10 rounds, defeat of Erislandy “American Dream” Lara by split decision in July 2014. In May 2015, Alvarez knocked out James Kirkland in Houston, this victory was included in the knockout of the year rating. The victory over Miguel Cotto Canelo closed 2015, the experienced Puerto Rican could not resist the faster and more powerful Mexican.
Álvarez vs. Khan
In May 2016, Canelo boxed against Amir Khan, which ended with the hardest knockout of the Canadian in the sixth round, after the fight, Khan said that a significant difference in weight was in Alvarez’s favor, but the winners are not judged, especially since the stakes have increased, Canelo plans to hold his next fight against a boxer from Kazakhstan Gennady Gennadievich Golovkin, but the fight never took place, contrary to the expectations of the fans and loud discussions.In September 2016, Canelo successfully defended by knocking out the boxer from Great Britain Liam Smith, if in the first rounds the fight could be designated as equal, then in the second half of the fight the superiority was obvious, as a result of a knockout in round 9.The intrigue of the next fight was the meeting in the ring of two Mexicans; in the spring of 2017, the Canelo – Chavez fight was scheduled for May 6.The fight of Alvarez Chavez Jr. lasted the entire distance, the expected Mexican-style felling was never organized by these two boxers, the full advantage was on Canelo’s side, serial attacks and speed did not leave Chavez Jr. a chance to win, after the fight the latter made statements about heavy drying before fight, but this did not affect the result in any way, unanimous victory by decision of the judges Saul Alvarez.
He was engaged to Marisol González. Marisol is Miss Mexico Universe 2003. Apart from this, she is a sports reporter for Televisa Deportes. This boxer has one son and three daughters. The mother of all the children of this boxer is different. This boxer loves to play golf.He had stated his intentions to retire from boxing in 2020 at the age of 37 and in retirement. Because he wanted to play golf every day.The boxer married his longtime partner Fernanda Gomez on May 2021 in a ceremony at the Guadalajara Cathedral in Guadalajara, Mexico. Canelo is also a boxing promoter in Mexico.In 2010, he founded his own company, Canelo Promotions. The business partners of this boxer are his coach, father-son team Chepo and Eddie Reynoso. He had represented forty boxers throughout Mexico by the promotion as of 2013.
|Real Name||Santos Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez Barragán|
|Nick Name||Canelo (“Cinnamon”)|
|Age||31 year old|
|Date Of Birth||18 July 1990|
|Birth Place||Guadalajara, Mexico|
|Profession||Mexican professional boxer|
|Reach||70+1⁄2 in (179 cm)|
|Father Name||Santos Álvarez|
|Mother Name||Ana Maria Barragán|
|Sister Name||Ana Elda Álvarez|
|Wife Name||Fernanda Gómez (m. 2021)|
|School Name||Don’t Know|
|University Name||Don’t Know|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
|Shoe Size||18 (US)|
|Chest size||46 inches Approx|
|Biceps||18.8 inches Approx|
|Waist Size||35 inches Approx|
|Dress Size||16 (US) Approx|
|Are you married ?||Yes|
|Is he Gay||No|
|Girl Friend Name||–|
|Wife Name||Fernanda Gómez (m. 2021)|
The net worth of this boxer is around $37 million.
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