“That’s the Face of Boxing”: Fans in Awe as Canelo Alvarez Appears on the Cover of Forbes

Published 12/08/2023, 5:40 AM EST

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Saul Canelo Alvarez stands at the top among the elites of the boxing world. Interestingly, according to Forbes’ 2023 list, he ranks as the fifth highest-paid athlete. Acquiring a fortune of $230 million, he stands among other sporting world legends like Roger Federer, Lionel Messi, and Cristiano Ronaldo.

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However, Alvarez is not just a boxing champion, he is also a financial mastermind. Moreover, he has been slowly reaching his hands out in the world of business as well. He has introduced products such as VMC, a tequila-based canned cocktail as well as Yaoca, which is focused on sports drinks and supplements. However, it seems that the Mexican Icon has now added another thing to his long list of achievements.

Canelo Alvarez features on Forbes’ cover

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Canelo Alvarez has managed to make a remarkable achievement recently. The 33-year-old, recently, secured a spot on Forbes’ 30 under 30 list and now stands with some of the most accomplished athletes out there. Despite his age, Alvarez is still continuing to dominate the boxing world with the might of his fists.

 

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Forbes also shared various businesses Alvarez has his hands in as a source of added income outside of boxing. They pointed out the immense wealth of over $275 million owned by the boxer. The article also pointed out how Alvarez affected the boxing scene and his popularity among the fans leading to his ability to sell fights successfully.

While some have consistently criticized him over the years, Alvarez remains unfazed, consistently securing victories effortlessly. Looking ahead to 2024, the middleweight king appears poised to surpass the successes of 2023, with Forbes noting, “The 33-year-old Mexican champion is once again punching above his weight as he builds an empire outside the ring.” Alvarez’s story is a testament to his resilience and determination that paved the way to such remarkable success.

Fans’ reaction to Alvarez’s latest achievement

As Alvarez himself shared the news on social media with his latest Instagram post, he wrote, “Such an honor to be on the cover of @forbes @forbesunder30 Thank you!”. Fans quickly shared their admiration for the boxers. One fan praised the boxer calling him, “The real face of boxing.”

 

 

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Another fan chimed in with a similar message, writing, “That’s the face of boxing right there.. Haters can go kick rocks.” Meanwhile a fan not only praised Alvarez’s skills but also his good looks. He wrote, “The most handsome and best boxer in the world.”

Someone else stated, “Well deserved CHAMP.” Even boxing reporter Elie Seckbach joined in to congratulate the Mexican champion. He pointed out, “Congratulations that’s amazing good for boxing.”

However, one fan was also quick to ask about the potential fight between Alvarez and David Benavidez, the fan wrote, “So when do you meet Benavidez?”. Ever since his latest victory, fans are getting restless demanding a fight against ‘the Mexican Monster’.

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Overall, Alvarez has won the hearts of the fans as he made his appearance on the cover of the magazine. What do you think about the situation? Do share your thoughts in the comments below.

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