Canelo Alvarez Does Light Sparring With NBA Star Stephen Curry

Published 07/08/2021, 6:12 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 04: Canelo Alvarez walks to his corner during his middleweight unification fight against Daniel Jacobs at T-Mobile Arena on May 04, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


Canelo Alvarez ranks among the biggest boxers of the modern era. Slowly and steadily, he’s escalated his boxing run to become the pound-for-pound king of the game. Moreover, as he still has a vast stint left ahead of him, Saul is truly looking to make the most out of it.

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Apart from boxing these days, Alvarez has also shifted his attention to golf. In his free time, he often enjoys this sport with his team and friends.

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Recently, the Golden State Warriors star and one of the biggest NBA names, Stephen Curry, joined him in his golf time. After their golf session, the pair did a light boxing stroll to allure the boxing and basketball lovers.

Alvarez posted a video of their funny boxing showdown on his Instagram handle. In this video, Curry threw light jabs on the Mexican boxing star, but eventually, Curry dropped his guard. This allowed Alvarez to stun him with a lightning-quick jab.

Even in this short video, Saul Alvarez showed how slick he can be. Over the course of his illustrious career in boxing, the Guadalajara boxer has outclassed countless opponents with his slick skill sets.

For now, he’s tracing the pathway to become the undisputed super-middleweight champ. And accordingly, he’s vanquishing every opponent to achieve that feat. However, he’s having fun along the way as fans saw in his interaction with Curry.

Can Canelo Alvarez conquer all the super-middleweight straps?

Canelo has attained gold in every single weight class he’s fought at. Moreover, he’s never been on the receiving end of an extensive beating from any of his adversaries.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 04: Canelo Alvarez during his unanimous decision win over Daniel Jacobs in their middleweight unification fight at T-Mobile Arena on May 04, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Considering how he’s molding his boxing run at the moment, it’s safe to admit that the 56-1-2 boxer is on the brink of claiming all the super-middleweight titles.

That said, it’ll be intriguing to see how he presents himself in an undisputed title clash. What do you draw off the above story?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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