The Archives for tag: Canelo Alvarez
This tag will categorize all content involving Canelo Alvarez.
Career Start: October 29, 2005 at junior welterweight.
Titles Held: WBC/WBA Junior Middleweight, WBC/WBA/IBF Middleweight, WBA Super Middleweight, WBO Light Heavyweight.
Canelo (birth name: Saul Alvarez) is a Mexican boxer campaigning in the middleweight division. He bypassed having an amateur career to turn pro at the age of fifteen.
He is a four-division champion (junior middleweight, middleweight, super middleweight and light heavyweight), in addition to holding the lineal title at middleweight.
Widely regarded along with Terence Crawford and Vasiliy Lomachenko as the best fighter in the sport, he indeed boasts the best resume of any active fighter outside of Manny Pacquiao.
He is also considered the “cash cow” of the sport in Floyd Mayweather’s absence.