Canelo Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez is a Mexican professional boxer with a net worth of $180 million. He is a three-time champion and has won several world championships. The Unified ‘World Boxing Association (WBA) Super,’ ‘World Boxing Council (WBC),’ and ‘The Ring Championship’ are among them. This article contains more detail on Alvarez’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, and other related information.

About Canelo Alvarez:

Alvarez began boxing at the age of thirteen. At the 2004 Junior Mexican National Championships in Sinaloa, he won the silver medal. Then he won the 2005 ‘Junior Mexican National Boxing Championship.’ He made the shift to a professional career in a short period of time.

Alvarez established himself as a talented boxer from the start of his professional career, winning fight after fight. In his first professional bout, Alvarez fought against Abraham Gonzalez. He won the fight via a final round technical knockout. In his fourth professional match, he made a career first draw, against Jorge Juarez.

Throughout the first 7 years of his career, Canelo Alvarez remained undefeated. He faced his first-ever loss in the 44th bout. Facing the future legend, Floyd Mayweather Jr. he lost the bout via majority decision. After nearly ten years, he faced his second loss. This time he lost via unanimous decision against the Russian boxer, Dmitry Bivol. From 61 fights in his career, he won 57 times and faced loss 2 times only.

Alvarez is regarded as a skilled counterpuncher who can take advantage of gaps in his opponents’ defenses while dodging blows with head and body maneuvers. He is also acknowledged for being a powerful body puncher. BoxRec and the Boxing Writers Association of America currently rank him as the world’s top active fighter, pound for pound. In addition, ESPN, BoxRec, The Ring, and TBRB all rank him as the top active super-middleweight division fighter.

Canelo Alvarez’s Net Worth and Salary:

Alvarez’s net worth is over $180 million in 2023. He is reportedly one of the top-5 richest boxers worldwide. In his recent losing bout against Dmitry Bivol, Alvarez earned around $15 million. He earns $2 million annually from only endorsement deals. Below is a list of some of his biggest paydays –

Year Opponent Purse
2017 Gennady Golovkin I $40 million
2018 Gennady Golovkin II $30 million
2016 Amir Khan $25 million
2022 Dmitry Bivol $15 million
2013 Floyd Mayweather $12 million
2015 Miguel Cotto $5 million
2012 Josesito Lopez $2 million
2012 Sugar Shane Mosley $1.2 million

Alvarez’s Endorsements:

Alvarez has been sponsored by Under Armour and Everlast since 2012. His sponsorship list also includes Cleto, Tecate, Hennessy, Reyes, and a few other brands. In 2018, he signed a contract with DAZN and Golden boy. The deal was worth $365 million. Additionally, he is the co-founder of the food & beverage brand Yoca Mx.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Santos Saul Alvarez Barragan
Name Canelo Alvarez, Saul Alvarez
Nickname Canelo, Cinnamon
Profession Boxing
Division Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight, Super middleweight (present), Light heavyweight
Stance Orthodox
Date of Birth 18 July 1990
Place of Birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Age 32
Nationality Mexican
Debut 29 October 2005
Height 5 ft 8 1⁄2 in (174 cm)
Weight 167.5 lbs (76 kg)
Net Worth $180 million
Marital Status Married
Father’s Name Santos Alvarez
Mother’s Name Ana Maria Barragan
Twitter Handle @Canelo
Instagram Handle @canelo

Alvarez’s Wife:

Canelo Alvarez is married to Fernanda Gomez. The pair first met in 2016 at a charity gala. They had a brief split in 2017. Later they patched things up and recently got married in 2021. They share a daughter named maria, born in December 2017.

Canelo Alvarez and Fernanda Gomez

His Age:

Alvarez was born on 18 July 1990 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is currently 32 years old.

His Height and Weight:

The Mexican boxing legend is currently 5 ft 8 1⁄2 in (174 cm) tall and he weighs 167.5 lbs (76 kg). He is currently competing in the super middleweight division of boxing.

Canelo Alvarez’s stats:

Professional Boxing Overview

Category Win Loss
Knockout 39 0
Decision 18 2
Draw 2

International Career Titles

Year Opponent Title
2021 Caleb Plant IBF Super middleweight
2021 Billy Joe Saunders WBO Super Middleweight
2020 Callum Smith WBA (Super), WBC, The Ring Super middleweight
2019 Sergey Kovalev WBO Light heavyweight
2018 Rocky Fielding WBA (Regular) Super middleweight
2018 Gennady Golvkin WBA (Super), WBC, and vacant The Ring middleweight
2016 Liam Smith WBO Light middleweight
2015 Miguel Cotto The Ring and vacant WBC middleweight
2010 Luciano Leonel Cuello WBC Silver Light middleweight
2009 Marat Khuzeev WBC Youth welterweight
2009 Antonio Fitch WBC-NABF welterweight

Boxing Career Stats: 2022 YTD

Category Stats
Round KO Percentage 8.7%
Rounds Boxed 414
Been Stopped 0
Opponents Stopped 36
Been KO’d Percentage 0%
Been KO’d Round Percentage 0%
Average Winning Round 7.1
Average Losing Round 12

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FAQ about Canelo Alvarez:

What is Canelo Alvarez’s net worth in 2023?

Alvarez’s net worth is $180 million in 2023.

How old is Alvarez?

The boxing legend is 32 years old.

How tall is Alvarez?

He is 5 ft 8 1⁄2 in (174 cm) tall.

Is Alvarez Married?

Yes. Alvarez is married to Fernanda Gomez.

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.


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