Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez revealed how much money he made in his first fight as a professional boxer, when he was just a young 15-year-old.
When I was still a teenager Saul Alvarez He loaded his backpack with a lot of dreams, which he fulfills every day, based on effort.
Perhaps, if one manages to travel back in time to talk to the amateur version of Alvarez, and tells him what he has achieved, the emotion would be irrepressible.
More here in time, October 29, 2005, Canelo he got his first money in exchange for fighting. It was only 800 Mexican pesos, the equivalent of 40 current dollars.
Anyway, that triumph against Abraham Gonzalez it was worth more than that. It assured the Mexican giant the first step towards eternal glory.
Canelo did not hesitate to count the money he earned in his rented debut
During an interview, Saul Alvarez He recounted in detail what he received in his first paid lawsuit, both in money and in positive feelings.
“I won 800 Mexican pesos for that fight,” he said. Alvarez. “I had to pay half of that in tickets, because my family is very big and they wanted to see me fight.”
“They only paid me half the corresponding money for my first fight. I love boxing, and I have never done it for money, “he continued.
“At that time, I had other jobs,” he explained. Canelo. “I was alone. He had no children, he did not have to support anything and he worked. He didn’t need the money. I just wanted to fight. “