Canelo Alvarez Shows His Humanitarian Side with Big Donation

Published 12/20/2021, 7:00 AM EST


The P4P king Canelo Alvarez and his trainer Eddy Reynoso have recently received warm appreciation from an anti-cancer organization in Mexico for their active initiative in eradicating the deadly disease. Having held the undisputed super-middleweight championship in November, Alvarez is currently relishing a much-needed layoff.

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He shall return to action by mid-2022 and is using this hiatus for social welfare causes. After grabbing a lot of attention for his in-ring prowess, Alvarez donated 600 vincristine, a chemotherapy drug, in two hospitals in Mexico. This isn’t the first time Alvarez has done something like this.

He donated $1 million to Nariz Roza AC, a children’s treatment organization a few weeks back. His recent donation of Vincristine has also come in the wake of Nariz Roza’s welfare acts.

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The social media handle of Nariz Roza AC posted the news of Alvarez’s recent donation. “May Love continue to Knockout Cancer”, read the caption of the post. While Team Canelo spends a lot of finances on their boxing training camps, a lot of it also goes into the well-being of society.

Last year, Canelo Alvarez also donated 950 protection health kits to medical staff in Guadalajara when the entire world was under the dangers of COVID-19. The 168 lbs titleholder, Alvarez, clearly is a hero to the common man.

His rags to riches story and active aid to human welfare have been two of the prime causes behind all the love he receives. Meanwhile, Canelo Alvarez’s stark progress in the boxing landscape is also the reason he remains at the top of the combat chain all the time.

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When shall we see Canelo Alvarez in the ring again?

2021 has clearly been Alvarez’s year with 3 wins under his name. After returning against Callum Smith in December 2o20, Alvarez bagged 4 wins in less than 12 months and all of them were title victories. The Mexican legend beat three undefeated world champions and defended his belt against a mandatory to grab all hold all four world titles at 168 lbs. Alvarez can look forward to a lay-off and return by April or May.

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)

He is already being rumored to move up to 190 lbs and face Ilunga Makabu for the WBC cruiserweight belt. A mega-fight between him and Oleksandr Usyk is also making headlines. However, the P4P king hasn’t notified us about his next move. It’s unclear when exactly can we see him return to the squared circle.

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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. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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