Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez shared a motivational message for all who aspire to reach the top of the sport or fulfill a goal or dream.
“I used to sell pallets in trucks and today I am here,” he commented in a video shared by the Youtube Little Giant Boxing. “Wherever you are, if you visualize something it is possible. Just keep in mind that you have to be in the right place and at the right time. You have to love and respect what you do ”.}
Canelo He comes from a large family where he is the youngest of eight children. His six male siblings shared a love of boxing with him, but none had a career as distinguished as Saúl’s.
The current universal monarch of the super middleweight has said that he lived a complicated childhood in which he got on trucks to sell sweets to support his family. Also, many people from Jalisco taunted him for being a redhead.
Saul He started professional boxing when he was just 15 years old and since then has had a career with a great rise with triumphs against fighters such as Carlos Baldomir Y Matthew hatton. The latter beat him in 2011 for the vacant super welterweight belt.
The motivational message of Canelo Álvarez
After winning his first world title, Canelo beat a year later to Shane mosley and later to Josesito Lopez Y Austin trout, before seeing faces with Floyd mayweather in 2012 and lose for the only time in his career.
Since his defeat with Floyd, Canelo made his way into boxing defeating people like Miguel Cotto, Amir khan, Liam smith Y Julio César Chávez Jr. He also fought against Gennady Golovkin twice, tying the first and winning the second.
CaneloOver time, he became champion in the middle and light heavyweights and unified the super middleweight division, being the first and only Mexican to do so in the era of the four belts.
Also at some point there was talk that Canelo Alvarez I was going to go up to cruiserweight to challenge the champion of the CMB, Ilunga Makabu. However, according to the latest reports, the goal is to fight at 175 pounds.