Who is Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán all about Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán Biography
Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán, better known as Saul “Canelo” Álvarez, is an accomplished Mexican expert fighter. Álvarez is a triple champ as well as has held numerous world championship titles. These consist of the unified ‘World Boxing Association (WBA) Super,’ the ‘World Boxing Council’ (WBC), as well as ‘The Ring Championship.’
Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán Date of birth
July 18, 1990
Height of Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán
174 cm / 5 ft 8 in
Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán Birth place
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Weight of Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán
79 kg / 174 lbs
Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán Profession
Age of Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán
Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán Net worth
$180 Million (Celebrity Net worth 2022)
Nationality of Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán
Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán Early Life
Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán was born on July 18, 1990, in the borders of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He has six bros and also one sis.
All other bros of Álvarez additionally forayed right into professional boxing. 2 of his bros are welterweight boxers Ramón Álvarez and Ricardo Álvarez.
Álvarez found out horseback riding while expanding up. His label, “Canelo,” is the manly word for cinnamon in Spanish.
Profession of Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán
Álvarez ventured into boxing at around 13 years old and eventually won the silver medal at the ‘Junior Mexican National’ champions held in 2004 in Sinaloa. He after that raised as the 2005 ‘Junior Mexican National Boxing’ champion. Shortly hereafter, he transformed specialist.
His initial expert title win came when he beat Mexican fighter Ricardo Cano to secure the ‘Jalisco’ welterweight title on August 31, 2007. He did well in maintaining the title versus Mexican boxer Francisco Villanueva on March 14, 2008.
On April 18, 2008, he won the ‘WBA Fedecentro’ welterweight title, defeating Mexican fighter Gabriel Martinez. He after that proceeded to keep the title, defeating Argentinean boxer Carlos Adán Jerez on August 2, 2008 and also Colombian fighter Raúl Pinzon on December 5, 2008.
Álvarez preceded his winning spree, as well as on January 17, 2009, he won the ‘NABF’ as well as the ‘WBO Latino’ welterweight titles, defeating Mexican fighter Antonio Fitch. Following this, he beat Dominican Republic boxer Euri Gonzalez, to maintain the ‘NABF’ and the ‘WBO Latino’ welterweight titles on February 21, 2009. He after that managed to preserve the ‘NABF’ welterweight title on numerous various other occasions, such as in the matches against Brazilian boxer Jefferson Gonçalo (on June 6, 2009) and also US fighter Brian Camechis (on March 6, 2010).
He won the ‘WBC Youth’ welterweight title, beating Russian fighter Marat Khuzeev on August 8, 2009. Álvarez ventured preserved the title battling versus Argentinean boxer Carlos Herrera on September 15, 2009.
He added one more feather on his cap by winning the ‘WBC Silver’ light middleweight title versus Argentinean boxer Luciano Leonel Cuello on July 10, 2010. Álvarez ventured protected the title in a suit against former ‘WBC’ welterweight champ Argentinean fighter Carlos Baldomir (on September 18, 2010) and also versus South African fighter Love more N’dou, a previous world champion (on December 4, 2010).
Following this, he won the uninhabited ‘WBC’ light middleweight title, beating ‘European Boxing Union’ (EBU) welterweight champ British boxer Matthew Hatton on March 5, 2011. He effectively defended the title several times, in matches versus British fighter Ryan Rhodes (on June 18, 2011), Mexican fighter Alfonso Gomez (on September 17, 2011), and United States fighter Josesito López (on September 15, 2012).
Álvarez after that proceeded to maintain the ‘WBC’ light middleweight title and won the ‘WBA (Unified)’ and also the vacant ‘The Ring’ light middleweight titles, defeating United States boxer Austin Trout on April 20, 2013.
On September 14, 2013, Álvarez, ranked as the “numero uno” light middleweight and also the combined ‘WBC/WBA’ “regular” champ by ‘The Ring’ publication, encountered United States boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. With their corresponding belts on the line, Álvarez shed the ‘WBA (Unified),’ the ‘WBC,’ as well as ‘The Ring’ light middleweight titles. This likewise marked the very first loss of Álvarez in his specialist occupation.
The loss, however, could not mar the combating spirit of Álvarez, who went on to win 3 bouts against three different fighters before winning ‘The Ring,’ the lineal, and the vacant ‘WBC’ middleweight titles versus Puerto Rican boxer Miguel Cotto on November 21, 2015. He efficiently defended the titles versus British boxer Amir Khan on May 7, 2016. Following the battle, he and his group invited middleweight champ Kazakhstan fighter Gennady Golovkin right into the ring as well as promoted a future battle with the latter.
Álvarez abandoned the ‘WBC’ title on May 18, 2016, and also it was quickly awarded to Golovkin by the ‘WBC.’ Álvarez after that went back to light middleweight, and on September 17, the very same year, he beat British fighter Liam Smith to win the ‘WBO’ light middleweight title.
On September 16, 2017, a suit for the ‘WBA (Super),’ the ‘IBF,’ as well as the vacant lineal middleweight titles in between Álvarez and Golovkin ended in a split draw, with the previous retaining ‘The Ring’ middleweight title. Álvarez ultimately succeeded in defeating Golovkin in a close spell on September 15, 2018, hence winning the ‘WBA (Super),’ the ‘WBC,’ the uninhabited ‘The Ring,’ and the lineal middleweight titles. The fight, however, stayed controversial, with the fans, the media, and the boxing experts challenging the outcome.
On October 17, 2018, ‘DAZN’ announced they had signed a 5-year deal worth $365 million with Álvarez, which would see the video clip streaming service broadcasting the following 11 fights of the fighter in the US. The bargain changed Álvarez’s ran out contract with ‘HBO.’ The initial match of Álvarez after this deal saw him win the ‘WBA (Regular)’ very middleweight title versus British boxer Rocky Fielding on December 15, 2018.
His next match, with US boxer Daniel Jacobs, hung on May 4, 2019, led him to win the ‘IBF’ middleweight title and also preserve the ‘WBA (Super),’ the ‘WBC,’ ‘The Ring,’ and the lineal middleweight titles.
An established boxer, Álvarez likewise promotes the sport in Mexico. He developed the business ‘Canelo Promotions’ in 2010. His instructors, Chepo as well as Eddy Reynoso, a father– boy duo, are his company partners. The firm, since 2013, has actually represented 40 boxers across Mexico.
Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán Family Members & Personal Life
He was engaged to Mexican television individuality, star, and ‘Miss Mexico Universe’ 2003 Marisol Gonzalez for some time. Álvarez has a daughter with an ex-girlfriend.
What is his boxing record, the number of success and KO’s does he have?
Saul Canelo Alvarez is one of the best stars in boxing currently.
He is considered as the finest pound-for-pound competitor around the world as well as has actually been defeated as well as defeated simply as soon as throughout his job.
The 31-year-old Mexican is among the fastest and also most powerful punchers on earth and is presenting no indications of relaxing down soon. He is recognized as an outstanding counterpuncher, manipulating openings in his opponents’ guards while staying clear of strikes with head as well as body movement. Alvarez is likewise referred to as a powerful body puncher.
Canelo is readied to combat Dmitry Bivol this Saturday, May 7, for the WBA light-heavyweight title. The fight will take location at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with the primary occasion expected to begin around midnight ET.
Retirement of Santos Saul Álvarez Barragán
Canelo Alvarez relatively has no intend on signing up with the lengthy listing of fighters who play the retirement-unretirement video game.
The world’s top pound-for-pound fighter informed TMZ Sports he prepares on remaining in the ring for “a lengthy time,” hopefully for at the very least another half-decade.
“I love boxing.”I need to complete whatever to be in the publications of background of boxing.
Alvarez is presently getting ready for his latest prizefight against the unbeaten Dmitry Bivol that has held some kind of champion gold dating back to his 4th expert fight.