All You Need to Know About Canelo Alvarez’s New $100 Million PBC Deal Which Includes Jermell Charlo Fight

Published 09/27/2023, 10:38 AM EDT

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Canelo Alvarez is currently one of the most successful boxers in the world, and with his talent and determination, he managed to claim legendary status in the sport. It was only because of his tenacity and dedication to his craft, that he came a long way after his humiliating loss against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Thus he now possesses incredible head movement that puts him leagues above others. Despite the two losses throughout his career, he has remained undefeated against some of the most domineering of opponents.

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He is currently looking forward to going against another undisputed champion of the super-welterweight division Jermell Charlo. The fight, which is going to take place on September 30th, is under the three-fight deal Canelo signed with PBC. The boxer decided to work under Al Haymen’s PBC label soon after his fight against John Ryder. But what does this deal mean for the super middleweight champion?

What does a $100 million PBC three-fight deal mean for Canelo?

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Embarking on this mammoth $100 million PBC deal, Canelo Alvarez doesn’t merely etch a financial milestone but propels himself into a sphere teeming with remarkable confrontations. The essence of this alliance is underscored not just by its monetary heft, but the caliber of opponents it brings to the ring.

Transitioning into this pact, Canelo’s foresight is manifest. Firstly, the anticipated clash with Jermell Charlo, a bout set to ignite fireworks given Charlo’s commendable boxing pedigree. This isn’t merely a commercial endeavor, but a litmus test of skill and strategy, exemplifying the thrilling duels this deal promises.

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Furthermore, the potential line-up of adversaries in this deal is nothing short of stellar. Beyond Charlo, whispers of encounters with the likes of David Benavidez, Terence Crawford, and Errol Spence Jr. reverberate through the boxing community. Each fighter brings a unique concoction of skill, power, and ambition, poised to challenge, and potentially elevate, Canelo’s standing in this brutal ballet.

Moreover, the allure of these bouts isn’t confined to the intrigue of outcomes. They promise a rich narrative, each fights a chapter melding the lore of boxing with modern-day gladiatorial spectacle.

Additionally, these matchups are an assertion of Canelo’s willingness to traverse the rugged landscape of boxing politics. By aligning with PBC, a platform known for its extensive roster of top-tier talent, Canelo is poised to challenge the status quo, inviting a realm where the sport’s essence supersedes promotional barricades.

This PBC deal isn’t just a lucrative venture for Canelo; it’s a voyage into a realm where every punch thrown resonates through the bedrock of boxing history.

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The world champion has been breaking the bank by churning out impressive matchups. This must be one of the reasons why he made it to the top five of Forbes’s ‘World’s Highest Paid Athletes’ list. Throughout his career, he has faced many tough opponents and has made big bucks from those fights too. Back in 2013, when he faced off against his rival Mayweather, he pocketed around $12 million. Thereafter, his earnings from fights increased exponentially as the years progressed.

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Against Caleb Plant, the fight for the undisputed title, he earned a whopping $40 million. Not only that, in his trilogy fight against Gennady Golovkin, he managed to make around $45 million. With this new deal, the amount of $100 million is guaranteed for the three fights. However, Alvarez can increase his earnings from the fight based on the PPV sales.

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Thus signing with PBC is undoubtedly a golden opportunity for the Mexican superstar. As the fans wait for the fight that is just around the corner, it will be interesting to see which undisputed champ will triumph over the other. What do you think about Canelo’s upcoming matchup? Who do you think will be his next opponents? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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Chirag Radhyan

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Chirag Radhyan is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. He has authored over 300 articles and loves to talk about the animosity between athletes, leading up to a fight. His coverage of the off-court drama between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury received widespread appreciation from readers.
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