Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez He considered that 2021 was the best year of his life because of what he achieved in his professional boxing career and because he married.
“For me it was an incredible year, perhaps the best year of my life,” he said at the function of Luis Ortíz Y Charles martin. “Because I married my wife (Fernanda Gomez) and what I achieved in boxing, which for me is incredible. It is the best year of my life ”.
The boxer from Guadalajara visited the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, California, to support his gym partner, the Cuban Frank Sanchez, who defeated by wide unanimous decision Christian hammer.
“I’m ready for everyone.” – @Canelo on his plans for the future
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During 2021, Canelo became the first boxer to be a 168-pound universal champion by defeating all of the champions of the WBA, WBO Y FIB, while that of CMB it was vacant.
Also after his defense against Avni Yildirim got married with Fernanda Gomez at a wedding attended by multiple artists such as J Balvin, Prince Royce, among others.
Now for 2022 he will seek to return in the month of May. Eddy reynoso, his coach and manager, asked the CMB an opportunity to move up to cruiserweight and challenge the champion, Ilunga Makabu.
“I don’t really care,” he replied about what is next in his career or which rival is of his preference. “Which Eddy want, I’m ready for everything. I do not mind”.
The year 2022 for Canelo Álvarez
But nevertheless, Ilunga will defend his scepter on January 29 against Thabiso Mchunu in a mandatory fight of the CMB. At some point they tried to Mchunu stepped aside, but they couldn’t.
In the event of not fighting the cruiserweight winner, it is unknown whether he will defend his championships at 168 pounds or return at 175. But Canelo He said he doesn’t care who his next opponent will be.
“I don’t really think about it,” he said. “I want to fight with the best and that’s it. Make history, I don’t care who’s there, I’m ready for everyone ”.