Canelo Alvarez: Height, Weight, Record, and Every Stat You Need to Know

Published 05/04/2021, 8:00 PM 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, the Mexican superstar, has finely carried the legacy of his country into the sport, turning himself into one of the greatest pugilists of all time.

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The 30-year-old is a 4-division World Champion and has beaten several elite fighters to attain the top spot. However, it was never a walk in the park for him.

Alvarez was always looked down upon by his contemporaries, and the P4P king has faced several hurdles in his life and career. But he has overcome all these factors and is a prime example of rags to riches.

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While Canelo Alvarez continues to expand his dominance in the sport. Here’s a look at a few stats that everyone should know about him.

Boxing is much more than a sport of numbers. However, it is hard to ignore the stats and Alvarez appears to be the best when it comes down to his numbers.

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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez became a pro boxer in 2005. He has been one of the most active boxers of this era, currently boasting of a record of 55 wins, 1 loss, and 2 draws. Moreover, Canelo Alvarez has attained 37 of those wins via Knockout and holds a KO ratio of 63.79 %.

In his professional career, Alvarez has competed in 417 rounds in 58 appearances. Moreover, he has faced elites like Floyd Mayweather, Gennady Golovkin, Sergey Kovalev, and many more on his path to glory.

Hence it has been an alluring journey for the 5’8” orthodox puncher. Add to that, Alvarez has a reach of 70 ½”. However, Canelo has a plethora of stats in the bag.

Outside the circle, he is a global superstar and is a household name in the combat sports circuit. The Mexican giant boasts of a whopping tally of 8.5 million followers on Instagram, 5 million followers on Facebook, and 1.6 million followers on Twitter.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 07: Canelo Alvarez (L) throws a left at Amir Khan during the WBC middleweight title fight at T-Mobile Arena on May 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The extreme popularity has come up with some lucrative endorsements for the P4P king. Today, Alvarez is one of the richest boxers. According to the wealthy gorilla, he has a net worth of $140 million.

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He seems to have hit his prime, and there’s plenty of years left in his career. So, these statistics could very well double up in the coming days.

Do you think Canelo is the greatest boxer of this era?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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