Origin: Guadalajara, Mexico
Trainer: Chepo Reynoso
Canelo AlvarezW-L-D: 48- 1- 1 ( 34 KOs) | Middleweight (160 lbs) Nationality: Mexico
Santos Saul lvarez Barragan, commonly known as Saúl Álvarez, or by his nickname “Canelo” Álvarez, is a Mexican professional boxer. He has held the WBO light middleweight title since September 2016, as well as the Ring magazine and lineal middleweight titles since 2015. As of August 2016, Álvarez is ranked as the world’s best boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec; and eighth by The Ring.
Alvarez’s last fight came at junior middleweight where he faced the overmatched Liam Smith. Alvarez was due to face Gennady Golovkin, but vacated his middleweight title to move down in weight.