Throughout his 16-year-long boxing career, the Mexican has only had one loss: to Floyd Mayweather, “Money”.
When did Canelo start boxing?
Amateur career. Álvarez started boxing when he was around 13 years old, after watching his older brother Rigoberto debut as a professional boxer. In 2004, he won the silver medal at the Junior Mexican National Championships, held in Sinaloa.
How long has Canelo been pro?
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez made his professional debut in October 2005, so he has been a pro for 16 years and 1 month.
How long has Floyd been boxing?
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S. Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. (born Floyd Joy Sinclair; February 24, 1977) is an American professional boxing promoter and former professional boxer. He competed between 1996 and 2015, and made a one-fight comeback in 2017.
When did Muhammad Ali start boxing?
He began training as an amateur boxer at age 12. At 18, he won a gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympics and turned professional later that year.
How many champions has Canelo defeated?
He has defeated 17 former world champions and holds victories over three former top-five pound-for-pound fighters in Shane Mosley, Gennadiy Golovkin and Sergey Kovalev.
Has Canelo ever lost a fight?
The lone loss of Canelo Alvarez’s career came on September 14, 2013 against the one and only Floyd Mayweather at the MGM Grand Arena in Vegas. Throughout his 16-year-long boxing career, the Mexican has only had one loss: to Floyd Mayweather, “Money”.
How many fights has Canelo had?
Saul Alvarez will be 23 on fight night, an age when most fighters are just entering their prime years. Floyd Mayweather will be 36, an age when the majority of fighters are on the other side of them.
Who is the greatest boxer of all time?
Sportco lists down ten of the greatest boxers of all time to step inside the boxing ring.
- Jack Dempsey. Record: 53-6(43 KOs)
- Rocky Marciano. Record: 49-0(43 KOs)
- Roy Jones Jr. Record: 66-9(47 KOs)
- Sugar Ray Leonard. Record: 36-3(25 KOs)
- Joe Louis. Record: 66-3(52 KOs)
- Mike Tyson.
- Manny Pacquiao.
- Floyd Mayweather Jr.