Saul “Canelo” Alvarez

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Saul "Canelo" Alvarez

September 20, 1990 Mexico
2020 Earnings: $37 million ($35 million salary/prize winnings, $2 million endorsements)
Networth: Estimated $140 million
  • Canelo has 6 brothers, all of who became professional boxers. He began boxing at the age of 13, after watching one of his older brothers professional debuts.
  • While most people know him by his nickname "Canelo which means cinnamon, Sauls full name is actually Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán.
  • He absolutely dominated the amateur scene, ending his time as an amateur with 44 wins and 2 losses. Of those 44 wins, 12 were clean knockouts. He currently has 53 wins, 1 loss, and 2 draws on his professional scorecard.
  • Canelo broke records in 2018 when he signed an 11-fight deal with sports streaming service DAZN. He is believed to have earned a minimum of $365 million from the partnership.
  • Canelo is no stranger to supporting people in need, and has in the past donated money and time to support earthquake victims in Mexico, as well as cancer charities. More recently he donated 950 sets of personal protection kits for health workers at the Hospital Civil de Guadalajara.
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