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State Of Canelo Alvarez, Honouring The Legendary Boxer, Unveiled In Mexico

Undisputed super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez is still in the ring chasing a place in the hall of fame, but that hasn’t stopped his country from honoring him with honored status right now. of his legend.

It’s a great honor for me: Canelo Alvarez

A statue of the reigning undisputed 168-pound champ was erected in Juanacatlán, Mexico, and presented to the public at an unveiling ceremony on Monday.

“It’s a great honor for me to be recognized in the place that watched me grow up and made me the person I am today. Thanks to the government of Juanacatlán for this recognition and to all the people who attended,” Canelo wrote in an Instagram post.

“I am proud to be here, with all the people who made this possible, to build a statue in my honor. I’m proud and it’s proof that dreams come true,” he added.


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Canelo, 32, turned pro in 2005 and has racked up 58 wins (including 39 knockouts) with two losses and two draws. Alvarez has won world championships at light middleweight, middleweight, super middleweight, and light heavyweight.

The superstar has twice beaten Gennadiy Golovkin (also with a draw), Caleb Plant, Billy Joe Saunders, Callum Smith, Sergey Kovalev, Daniel Jacobs, Rocky Fielding, Julio César Chávez Jr., Liam Smith, Amir Khan, Miguel Cotto, James Kirkland, Erislandy Lara, Alfredo Angulo, Austin Trout, Josesito López, Shane Mosley, Kermit Cintrón and Matthew Hatton. Canelo’s two losses were to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2013 and Dmitry Bivol earlier this year.

Canelo is currently recovering from surgery on his left wrist and he previously said he plans to return to the ring in May. Briton John Ryder is one of the main opponents mentioned in recent conversations. On Monday, the boxer also clarified his future by revealing his intentions.

“It would be interesting to face [Ryder] in London because he’s from there, it would be a really big fight,” said Canelo. “But the truth is that I haven’t talked about it and haven’t negotiated an opponent yet. I’m focusing on rehabilitating my hand and I’ll see how I feel in January. I will see what the doctor tells me.”

“The doctor, before coming to Mexico, checked my hand and told me that everything was fine and that I could start hitting with it. So we’ll see if it’s Ryder, or if it’s any other opponent, I don’t mind.”

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