A statue of Saul Alvarez appeared in Mexico: photo


The 32-year-old undisputed super-middleweight champion (up to 76.2 kg) Mexican Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (58-2-2, 39 KOs) has not even come close to ending his career, but is already definitely one of the greatest boxers in his history. countries.

In recognition of the merits of Saul, in the city of Juanacatlán, where he lives, his statue was inaugurated the day before.

“I am honored to be recognized in the place where I grew up and which made me who I am today. Thanks to the government of Juanacatlán for this recognition and to all the people who were present (at the opening ceremony),” Alvarez wrote on Instagram.

“I am proud to be here with all the people who made it possible to erect this statue in my honor. I am proud, and this is proof that dreams come true, ”he said directly at the celebration.

A statue of Saul Alvarez appeared in Mexico: photo
Saul Alvarez at the unveiling of the statue (c) Boxer’s Instagram

2022 was not the most successful year in Alvarez’s career. In May, he suffered a second defeat in his career, losing on points to Dmitry Bivol, and in September he won the trilogy against Gennady Golovkin, also by decision. The return of the Mexican to the ring is expected in May 2023.

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