“This Is Looking Like A Training Camp”: Canelo Alvarez Training His Neck In Recent Clip Leaves Fans In Awe

Published 10/26/2023, 10:12 AM EDT

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Canelo Alvarez need not be in the ring to captivate the fans. The undisputed super-middleweight champion defended his belt against Jermell Charlo last month. However, ‘Saul,’ has no intention of lazing around as he has returned to the boxing gym. The 33-year-old has an array of potential opponents that the boxing world might be too eager to see. Who does he fight next? Only time can tell. But we know the Mexican boxer will cut no corners to be in the best shape possible.

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Moreover, in a recent turn of events, Alvarez made headlines in the boxing world with his unique exercise. To build a strong chin and increase durability, Alvarez from time to time trains his neck. At times, you would find him putting a weight plate on his forehead and curling his head. However, this time around, he uses his body weight by maintaining an upside-down position. So let’s wait no further and take a look at his training and unwrap some fan reactions.

Canelo Alvarez’s neck workout draws distinct reactions from the fans

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In the video posted by @Canelo Team, Alvarez appears to have wrapped his legs around a punching bag and curled his head on a towel laid on the floor. Moreover, the fans were left impressed and to an extent intrigued. Here are a few fan reactions reflecting on the same.

A fan thinks Alvarez has a laudable chin that has assisted in weathering the storm in many great fights.

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However, on the contrary, one fan does not deem it prolific and finds it, “Cringe.” 

Along similar lines, one fan was not impressed and wondered why Alvarez had not made his match with Benavidez official.

But one fan thinks that Alvarez is training for a fight.

Last but not least, another fan found him focused and complimented the Mexican champion.

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It is safe to say that the fans have perceived Canelo’s unorthodox training method in many different ways. Some were left impressed while others were curious to know about his future fights.

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For all we know, Alvarez has an impeccable work ethic that has fetched him huge success in the boxing ring. So we are curious to know, what do you make of his training video? Share with us your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Harddit Bedi

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Harddit Bedi is a passionate Boxing writer at EssentiallySports, who specializes in covering the off-court drama of athletes. He has a keen interest in the untold stories of boxers. Harddit is a firm believer in the primal nature of boxing, which he views as the oldest and most fundamental sport known to mankind.
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Arijit Saha

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