Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez Net Worth

By Mixxerly Updated: OCTOBER 07, 2021

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About Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez

Santos Saúl "Canelo" Álvarez Barragán is a Mexican professional boxer. As of , Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez's estimated net worth is at least $150 Million.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has won multiple world championships in four weight classes from light middleweight to light heavyweight, including unified titles in three of those weight classes. Álvarez is currently a unified super middleweight world champion, having held the WBA (Super), WBC, and Ring magazine titles since 2020, and the WBO title since May 2021.

Álvarez is known as an excellent counterpuncher, being able to exploit openings in his opponents' guards while avoiding punches with head and body movement. He is also known as a formidable body puncher.

As of June 2021, Álvarez is ranked as the world's best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec; The Ring; the Boxing Writers Association of America; the TBRB and ESPN. He is also ranked as the world's best active super middleweight by BoxRec, The Ring, TBRB, and ESPN.

What is Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez's Net Worth?

As of , Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez's estimated net worth is at least $150M.

Álvarez started boxing when he was around 13 years old, after watching his older brother Rigoberto debut as a professional boxer. In 2004, he won the silver medal at the Junior Mexican National Championships, held in Sinaloa. He became the 2005 Junior Mexican National Boxing Champion in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, at the age of 15. His amateur record was 44–2 with 12 knockouts.

Álvarez turned professional at 15, shortly after his championship at the Junior Nationals, because his trainers at the time, father-and-son team Chepo and Eddy Reynoso, were unable to find suitable junior opponents for him. In his first 19 months as a professional, he knocked out eleven of his 13 documented opponents, all of whom were significantly older.

Early life of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez was born on 18 July 1990 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. In an interview, Álvarez explained that he was born on the outskirts of Guadalajara, Jalisco, but his family is originally from Los Reyes, Michoacán. At the age of five, his family moved to their current home of Juanacatlán, Jalisco. Growing up on his family's farm, he learned horseback riding, which he continues today.

Álvarez is the youngest of eight children, seven of them boys; all of his brothers also became professional boxers. Among his brothers are welterweight boxers Ramón Álvarez, Ricardo Álvarez and former WBA interim world champion, Rigoberto Álvarez.

Canelo in Spanish is the masculine word for cinnamon, which is a common nickname for people with red hair. His mother, Ana Maria, also has red hair. In Mexico, it is common for people to associate red hair with the Irish soldiers who fought for Mexico in the Saint Patrick's Battalion during the Mexican–American War.

Speaking about his ancestry, Álvarez once said, "There might have been an Irish grandfather somewhere back in my past." He was bullied at an early age when he would be called "Jícama con Chile", which translates as jicama with chilli flakes – a popular snack in Mexico.

Favorite Quotes from Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez

“I was made fun of at a young age. I would fight a lot in the streets, and it has a lot to do with the way I am today. It helped my development as a fighter, but what can I say?” – Saul Alvarez
“I’m training and preparing because nothing is predictable in boxing. I’m preparing for those rounds, and if it happens that I get a shot, whatever advantage I have, I will be ready for 12 rounds.” – Saul Alvarez
“It’s a big responsibility and great motivation to be a Mexican fighter who is admired, and I thank God for the support I get from Mexicans on both sides of the border.” – Saul Alvarez
“A fighter lives in his training camp, and I’m not always paying attention to what is happening on the outside. But I do know the Mexican people and the Mexican-American people in this country are very hard-working people. That’s my only comment about Donald Trump.” – Saul Alvarez
“Obviously, I’m fast, and I’m going to have to utilize that speed, but I’m also going to have to be smart. I’m also strong, and I have a punch, so I’m going to have to use all my qualities to be able to fight against Angulo, and I just feel whoever’s the best prepared that night is going to win.” – Saul Alvarez

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez Net Worth