Canelo' Álvarez is the King of the ring
The Mexican fighter dawned yesterday as the number one fighter on the planet in the list of the prestigious magazine The Ring, a decoration that only a Mexican had obtained, the idol of Culiacan, Sinaloa, Julio Cesar Chavez.
Álvarez beat Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night. He knocked him out and won the OMB's semi-complete scepter, thus obtaining his fourth crown in different weights.
There were other fighters like Juan Manuel Márquez who fought at the time for that first place but stayed close, did not get the necessary votes from the panel that makes up The Ring to reach it.
Saul was in third place and went up to first with this result. Now, the second place is for Vasiliy Lomachenko and third for Terence Crawford.
It is estimated that the return of "Canelo" to the ring will be on May 2, and the headquarters would be the T-Mobile Arena of Las Vegas, according to information that has CANCHA. The rival will be known until December, as "Canelo" will make a holiday trip to Europe and plans to go to Saudi Arabia to support champion Andy Ruiz.
Canelo 'Álvarez', among the best paid in the world
Forbes published its new list of the best-paid athletes in the world, and the Mexican was placed in the top 5 of the list, only below players like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar.
LEBRON JAMES PRODUCES DOCUMENTARY ABOUT CANELO ÁLVAREZ
The California sun shines for LeBron James and boxer Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, who joined forces in a series of documentaries behind the Mexican's next fight.
The series entitled "40 days", is a look behind the camera of what happens in the training of "Canelo".
"Uninterrupted," James' brand of athlete empowerment, founded along with his long-time business partner, Maverick Carter, produces the series that will debut on DAZN and then be presented on Univision and other regional networks.
The chapters will feature Alvarez's training camp in San Diego for the middleweight unification fight with American Daniel Jacobs on May 4 in Las Vegas.
"We are partnering with DAZN to reach a new audience of boxing fans who want to see another face of these athletes that have not yet been demonstrated," Uninterrupted CEO Maverick Carter said in a statement.
DAZN staff has described the series, which will conclude on April 30, as a hybrid of "30 for 30" on ESPN and the previous HBO boxing series, "24/7"