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Canelo Alvarez Net Worth


Aug 23, 2023

Canelo Alvarez Net Worth: Santos Saul Alvarez Barragan shortly known as Canelo Alvarez is a Mexican professional boxer. As of 2017, Canelo Alvarez net worth is estimated to be $25 million.

Canelo was born on July 18, 1990 in Guadalajara, Mexico and he started boxing at 13 years old, after watching his older brother Rigoberto Lavarez fight in a ring. As an amateur, he won the silver medal at the junior Mexican National Championships in 2014 and he also became the 2005 Junior Mexican National Chamionhisp in Chiapas at the age of 15. In his amateur career, he holds the record of 44-2.

Alvarez turned professional at the age of 15. In his first 19 months as a professional, he knocked out 11 of his 13 opponents. He won IBF Lightweight Champion defeating Miguel Vazquez in January 20, 2006. On June 28, 2008 he again defeated Miguel in a rematch. On May 1, 2010 he defeated Jose Miguel Cotto to retain his NABF Welterweight title.

Alvarez then defeated EBU Welterweight champion Matthew Hatton by unanimous decision for the vacant WBC Light Middleweight belt in March 2011. He then successfully defended his title against Alfonos Gomez winning by technical knockout in the sixth round. On May 9, 2015, he defeated James Kirkland in a non-title super welterweight match in a third round.

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On September 14, 2013, he faced Floyd Mayweather Jr. in front of 17000 crowd at MGM Garden. Mayweather defeated Alvarez via a majority twelve round decision. In that match, Mayweather earned a guaranteed $41.5 million while Alvarez got $5 million. On November 21, 2015, Alvarez earned a purse of $5 million when he defeated Miguel Cotto. In May 2016, he earned $15- $25 million after defeating Amir Khan.

Alvarez will now face Gennady Golovkin on September 16, 2017. It was reported that he would earn a base minimum $12 million and Golovkin will earn $10 million before any shares of the revenue are added to their purses. In his overall career of 51 fights, Canelo has lost only once and drawn 1 in the process. He has won 34 games by knockout.  As of May 2017, Alvarez is ranked as the world’s best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec and eighth by Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.

Canelo Alvarez Net Worth : $25 million

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