Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s highway to greatness has been lengthy and sophisticated since his debut in 2005. As a youngster, the Mexican fought to beat obstacles and in April 2008 he gained his first skilled title, which was exactly the World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) Fedecentro.
The Guadalajara native was solely 17 years previous when he acquired the chance to face Gabriel Martinez for the 147 lbs. regional belt and Canelo managed to cease him in 11 rounds on the Marbet Plus Corridor in Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl.
Alvarez made two defenses of that crown. The primary in August 2008 with a ten spherical unanimous choice over Carlos Adán Jerez on the Benito Juárez Auditorium in Zapopán and the second was a one spherical knockout over Raúl Pinzón in December of the identical yr throughout their struggle held in Miami, Florida.
From that second on, “Canelo” started to win titles and the story is already identified by everybody. Along with that first skilled championship in his profession, Alvarez has additionally held different titles of the pioneer group.
He’s at present the WBA tremendous middleweight tremendous champion, however he was additionally tremendous welterweight and middleweight world champion of the oldest physique on the planet.
Now he’s going for a brand new belt in opposition to Dmitry Bivol, the WBA gentle heavyweight, and it’s a problem he needs to beat to be able to get one other black and gold belt.