VIDEO:- Canelo Alvarez Shows Hand Speed and Golf Skills at the Same Time

Published 07/11/2021, 4:30 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)


The P4P king Canelo Alvarez often makes headlines, even if he is not boxing for the world titles. His superstardom and sheer activeness call for a lot of attention and the Mexican superstar rightly receive so.

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Still fresh from a win against Billy Joe Saunders which earned him the WBO belt, Alvarez is now targeting a fight against IBF titlist Caleb Plant.

However, the fight is yet to be put on paper and it has brought some time off to Canelo Alvarez’s busy boxing schedule. So Alvarez was spotted honing his golfing skills in this span.

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After winning a charity golf event for BMW, fans saw him hit another successful stunt for the Golf Channel. However, Alvarez also reflected his boxing style in that event.

After putting the ball directly to the hole, Alvarez cheered himself with some celebrations. He also flexed his hand speed and shadowboxed in front of a live crowd. That said, Alvarez has his own gear for golf, similar to boxing.

So, this cites the Mexican star’s love for the sport of golf. As Canelo Alvarez has always been vocal about his attachment with the sport, it has earned him even more attention from the sports world.

A few days back, the unified 168 lbs champion met NBA elite Stephen Curry in a golf session. However, both ended up in a freestyle boxing encounter, where Alvarez allured Curry with his speed.

The two broke out into laughter, producing a light moment for their fans all over the world. While these may seem casual to any fan, there’s another piece of information that can shock many.

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Canelo Alvarez and his golfing amid boxing camps

The P4P King is one of the most active boxers in the world, securing camps throughout the calendar. So, he continues to golf in between his camps. Prior to his super-middleweight title defense in February, Alvarez was spotted golfing in his hotel room.

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As COVID-19 wreaked havoc over the world, several boxing bouts were held behind closed doors. So Alvarez had to isolate himself at the hotel before facing Avni Yildirim. However, he used his room as a golf court and tried his hands on the sport.

On his official fight date, Canelo Alvarez scored a sensational stoppage to defend his belts in fashion. So, he has been running himself through both sports, simultaneously.

Do you think Canelo Alvarez should continue golfing?

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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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