VIDEO: Canelo Alvarez Brings in Mexican Band for His Walkout Against Smith

Published 12/20/2020, 12:19 AM EST
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)


Over the years, Canelo has had the most intense walkouts to the ring. But this time, he changed the stadium’s atmosphere by giving the audience a taste of Mexican music. The P4P king, Saul Alvarez brought in a Mexican band for his grand walkout at the Alamodome.

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DAZN Boxing’s official handle tweeted, “CANELO BROUGHT OUT THE BAND FOR HIS RING WALK.”

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In the above video, Canelo is walking out with a few female dancers accompanying him towards the ring. There are other personnel too playing the Trumpet and drums to accrue the fans to this captivating music.

The whole arena was hooked onto this graceful music. Fans stood on their feet to welcome the pound-for-pound king. Saul looked extremely relaxed with fiery eyes as he walked down the ramp.

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Canelo Alvarez vs Callum Smith? Who adds another ‘W’ to their resume?

Canelo vs Smith is one of the biggest PPV boxing events of the year. Smith is defending his WBA super-middleweight title and fighting for the vacant WBC super-middleweight belt against the veteran. Alvarez will look to win this fight and unify his spot in the middleweight and super middleweight division.

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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)

Due to his pedigree, Canelo will enjoy an upper hand in this fight. However, beating Smith right in the initial rounds won’t be a straightforward job. It will excite to see whether Alvarez opts to go full slotter or defend himself against the sturdy Smith.

If Canelo wins this, he will have several options to fight against. He can remain at super-middleweight to defend his title. Furthermore, he can even contest at middleweight against Gennady Golovkin.

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What challenges should Canelo take after this fight?

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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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