Age, height, weight, wife, parents, boxing record and net worth

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One of the biggest boxing stars in the world, after the departure of Floyd Mayweather Jr., is undoubtedly Canelo Alvarez. The Mexican fighter has a tough fight against Gennadiy Golovkin on September 17 and here you will learn more about him.

Canelo Alvarez, four-division world champion
© Al Bello/Getty ImagesCanelo Alvarez, four-division world champion

Talk about Santos Saul Alvarez Barragan, Canelo Alvarezis to talk about what is for many the current face of boxing worldwide. Much of his legacy was built on the adversaries he faced, such as Gennady Golovkinwith whom he will face off in his long-awaited trilogy on September 17 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Canelo Alvarez’s career is facing one of its key moments: either he resurfaces after a painful stumble against the Russian Dmitry Bivol last May, or he risks going down an endless slide if Golovkin defeats him or if he defeats the Kazakh in controversial fashion.

With this scenario, the current undisputed world super middleweight champion knows it is vital that he delivers one of the best performances of his long boxing career. They say boxing styles determine the type of fight. It is precisely against GGG that Canelo Alvarez gave the best show.

How old is Canelo Alvarez?

Guadalajara, Jalisco is a land that has historically delivered great athletes to Mexico. Saul Canelo Alvarez is undoubtedly one of them. The four-division world champion left his hometown to take on the world, being born there on July 18, 1990, i.e. 32 years ago.

How tall is Canelo Alvarez?

One of the great myths surrounding the Mexican fighter is how he managed to conquer boxing divisions in which there are usually very tall people. And it has to be said, Canelo’s height isn’t exactly his greatest attribute: it is only 5.8 feet tall.

What is Canelo Alvarez’s weight?

This is another of the unknowns surrounding Alvarez. He started his career at 140 pounds (Super Light), however it should be noted that he was 15 years old (2005). Then his career as a boxer in almost 17 years of career led him to fight at 147 pounds, 154 pounds, 160 pounds, 168 pounds and 175 pounds. His trainer, Eddy Reynoso, revealed that the normal weight of Canelo weighs almost 185 pounds.

Who is Canelo Alvarez’s wife?

The Mexican boxer started his relationship with his wife Fernanda Gomez in 2016. They gave birth to their daughter in 2017, but they were married until June 2021. Gomez is currently 26 and is a model and businesswoman, as she owns a beauty salon and a clothing brand .

Who are Canelo Alvarez’s parents?

The pride of Guadalajara is the son of Santos Alvarez and Ana Maria Barragan. Her father owns an ice cream and popsicle business in Jalisco. He comes from a large family with 8 children: 7 boys, including Canelo, and 1 girl. All 7 boys are professional boxers although only Saul has managed to have a major boxing career.

What is Canelo Alvarez’s record in professional boxing?

Saul is the active boxing champion with the most fights in boxing. He has 21 fights with a world championship in between. He was champion in four different categories: 154 pounds, 160 pounds, 168 pounds and 175 pounds. He is also the first boxer in history to be the undisputed world super middleweight champion.

With a pace worthy of the Hall of Fame, Canelo Alvarez was named the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world in 2020 and 2021. His record in the ring as a professional, after nearly 17 years of career i.e. 61 fights: 57 wins, 2 losses, 2 draws and 39 KOs. He was never knocked down.

How much is Canelo Alvarez worth?

According to information from Celebrity Net Worth portal, Canelo’s fortune is $180 million. Simply, during his last fight against Dmitry Bivol, he would have earned 50 million. In his past fights with Gennadiy Golovkin, he pocketed 40 and 30 million respectively.

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