Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán (American Spanish: born July 18, 1990), best known as Saúl”Canelo” Álvarez, is a Mexican professional fighter. He is a numerous time world champion in three weight classes, having held the unified WBA (Super), WBC, Ring magazine and lineal middleweight titles since September 2018, and recently held the WBA (Regular) super middleweight title . Beforehand he held the WBA (Unified), WBC and Ring light middleweight titles somewhere in the range of 2011 and 2013; the WBC, Ring and lineal middleweight titles somewhere in the range of 2015 and 2018, and the WBO light middleweight title from 2016 to 2017.
As of December 2018, Álvarez is positioned as the world’s best dynamic boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec; third by The Ring and eighth by the Boxing Writers Association of America. He is likewise positioned as the world’s best dynamic middleweight by BoxRec, and by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.
Álvarez is known as an excellent counterpuncher, having the capacity to abuse openings in his adversaries’ gatekeepers while staying away from punches with head and body development. He is otherwise called a formidable body puncher.
In a meeting, Álvarez clarified that he was conceived in the edges of Guadalajara, Jalisco, however his family is initially from Los Reyes, Michoacán. At the age of five, his family moved to their present home of Juanacatlán, Jalisco. Growing up on his family’s homestead, he adapted horseback riding, which he proceeds today.álvarez is the most youthful of eight kids, seven of them young men; the majority of his siblings additionally wound up proficient boxers. Among his siblings are welterweight boxers Ramón Álvarez, Ricardo Álvarez and former Interim WBA World Champion, Rigoberto Álvarez.
“Canelo” in Spanish is the masculine word for cinnamon, which is a typical epithet for individuals with red hair.
Álvarez began boxing around 13 years of age, in the wake of watching his more established brother Rigoberto Álvarez’s presentation as a professional boxer. In 2004 he won the silver decoration at the Junior Mexican National titles, held in Sinaloa. He turned into the 2005 Junior Mexican National Boxing Champion in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, at the period of 15.
Álvarez turned proficient at 15, not long after his title at the Junior Nationals, since his coaches at the time, father-and-child group Chepo and Eddy Reynoso, were unfit to discover appropriate junior adversaries for him. In his initial 19 months as an expert, he thumped out 11 of his 13 reported rivals, every one of whom were altogether more established.
Nonetheless, the senior Reynoso expressed in 2013 that Álvarez had battled 10 additional occasions in that range, winning every one of the 10 by knockout, yet that these battles (all in little settings in the Mexican territory of Nayarit) were so inadequately reported that it was not worth the inconvenience to try to have the record corrected. His weight vacillated in his three years as an expert including two archived battles inside the Light welterweight limit of 140 lbs before he settled in the welterweight division at 147 lbs.
Álvarez‘ third authority episode of his vocation was a success over future IBF lightweight Champion, Miguel Vázquez on January 20, 2006, at the place where he grew up of Guadalajara, Jalisco. On June 28, 2008, Álvarez vanquished Miguel Vázquez again in a rematch. He likewise made world history in that battle card when him and the majority of his six siblings battled on that night, Canelo being the youngest.
The just drawback was that three of them neglected to win their ace introductions. The other four progressively experienced siblings won. On March 6, 2010, he got a devastating third-round knockout over Brian Camechis in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas. Álvarez defeated Jose Miguel Cotto on May 1, 2010, on the Floyd Mayweather versus Shane Mosley undercard in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on HBO PPV to hold his NABF Welterweight title.
Álvarez versus Fielding
In October 2018, Álvarez declared that he would battle multi year old British boxer Rocky Fielding (27-1, 15 KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on December 15, 2018 for the WBA ‘Normal’ super middleweight title. On October 17, 2018, DAZN announced that it had marked a five-year, $365 million arrangement with Álvarez, under which his next eleven battles would be communicated in the United States by the membership sports spilling administration. The arrangement would start with Álvarez versus Handling, and supplant his terminated contract with HBO (which had likewise declared its end of boxing telecasts).
Álvarez won by TKO after over and again bringing down Fielding with body shots. Following the fourth knockdown endured by Fielding, arbitrator Ricky Gonzalez halted the match.
Come back to middleweight
Álvarez versus Jacobs
Canelo Álvarez defeated Daniel Jacobs on May 4, 2019 of every a middleweight unification session at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Álvarez guarded his WBA (Super), WBC, The Ring, and lineal middleweight titles while getting Jacobs’ IBF middleweight title.
Álvarez was locked in to Marisol González, who is Miss Mexico Universe 2003 and a games journalist for Televisa Deportes. He has one little girl with a previous girlfriend.
Canelo is likewise an enclosing advertiser Mexico. His company, Canelo Promotions, was built up in 2010 and his colleagues are his mentors, father-and-child group Chepo and Eddy Reynoso. Starting at 2013, Canelo Promotions spoke to 40 fighters all through Mexico.
Proficient boxing record
Proficient record summary hide
55 fights 52 wins 1 misfortune
By knockout 35 0
By decision 17 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
55 Win 52– 1– 2 Daniel Jacobs UD 12 May 4, 2019 T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Retained WBA (Super), WBC, The Ring, and lineal middleweight titles;
Won IBF middleweight title
54 Win 51– 1– 2 Rocky Fielding TKO 3 (12), 2:38 Dec 15, 2018 Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, U.S. Won WBA (Regular) super middleweight title
53 Win 50– 1– 2 Gennady Golovkin MD 12 Sep 15, 2018 T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Won WBA (Super), WBC, vacant The Ring and lineal middleweight titles
52 Draw 49– 1– 2 Gennady Golovkin SD 12 Sep 16, 2017 T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Retained The Ring middleweight title;
For WBA (Super), IBF, and empty lineal middleweight titles
51 Win 49– 1– 1 Julio César Chávez Jr. UD 12 May 6, 2017 T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
50 Win 48– 1– 1 Liam Smith KO 9 (12), 2:28 Sep 17, 2016 AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, U.S. Won WBO light middleweight title
49 Win 47– 1– 1 Amir Khan KO 6 (12), 2:37 May 7, 2016 T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Retained WBC, The Ring, and lineal middleweight titles
48 Win 46– 1– 1 Miguel Cotto UD 12 Nov 21, 2015 Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Won The Ring, lineal, and vacant WBC middleweight titles
47 Win 45– 1– 1 James Kirkland KO 3 (12), 2:19 May 9, 2015 Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas, U.S.
46 Win 44– 1– 1 Erislandy Lara SD 12 Jul 12, 2014 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
45 Win 43– 1– 1 Alfredo Angulo TKO 10 (12), 0:44 Mar 8, 2014 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
44 Loss 42– 1– 1 Floyd Mayweather Jr. MD 12 Sep 14, 2013 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Lost WBA (Unified), WBC, and The Ring light middleweight titles;
For vacant lineal light middleweight title
43 Win 42– 0– 1 Austin Trout UD 12 Apr 20, 2013 Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, U.S. Retained WBC light middleweight title;
Won WBA (Unified) and vacant The Ring light middleweight titles
42 Win 41– 0– 1 Josesito López TKO 5 (12), 2:55 Sep 15, 2012 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Retained WBC light middleweight title
41 Win 40– 0– 1 Shane Mosley UD 12 May 5, 2012 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Retained WBC light middleweight title
40 Win 39– 0– 1 Kermit Cintrón TKO 5 (12), 2:53 Nov 26, 2011 Plaza de Toros, Mexico City, Mexico Retained WBC light middleweight title
39 Win 38– 0– 1 Alfonso Gómez TKO 6 (12), 2:36 Sep 17, 2011 Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, U.S. Retained WBC light middleweight title
38 Win 37– 0– 1 Ryan Rhodes TKO 12 (12), 0:48 Jun 18, 2011 Arena VFG, Guadalajara, Mexico Retained WBC light middleweight title
37 Win 36– 0– 1 Matthew Hatton UD 12 Mar 5, 2011 Honda Center, Anaheim, California, U.S. Won vacant WBC light middleweight title
36 Win 35– 0– 1 Lovemore N’dou UD 12 Dec 4, 2010 Estadio Universitario Beto Ávila,Veracruz, Mexico Retained WBC Silver light middleweight title
35 Win 34– 0– 1 Carlos Baldomir KO 6 (10), 2:58 Sep 18, 2010 Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, U.S. Retained WBC Silver light middleweight title
34 Win 33– 0– 1 Luciano Leonel Cuello TKO 6 (12), 1:23 Jul 10, 2010 Arena VFG, Guadalajara, Mexico Won WBC Silver light middleweight title
33 Win 32– 0– 1 José Cotto TKO 9 (10), 2:51 May 1, 2010 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Retained NABF welterweight title
32 Win 31– 0– 1 Brian Camechis KO 3 (12), 0:23 Mar 6, 2010 Palenque de la Feria, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico Retained NABF welterweight title
31 Win 30– 0– 1 Lanardo Tyner UD 12 Dec 5, 2009 Tepic, Mexico Retained NABF welterweight title
30 Win 29– 0– 1 Carlos Herrera TKO 1 (10), 2:46 Sep 15, 2009 Auditorio Siglo XXI, Puebla, Mexico Retained WBC Youth welterweight title
29 Win 28– 0– 1 Marat Khuzeev KO 2 (10), 2:33 Aug 8, 2009 Auditorio Benito Juárez, Zapopan, Mexico Won WB