WATCH: Canelo Alvarez Gives Private Boxing Lessons to Manny Pacquiao’s Son

Published 10/14/2021, 9:03 AM EDT
SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 27: Boxer Canelo Alvarez of Mexico trains for his upcoming fight against Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, July 27, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Tom Hogan/Getty Images)


Canelo Alvarez ranks among the biggest boxing names of modern times. Also, he’s one of the most active boxers of recent times as he accepts at least three bouts a year. With the way he’s conducted himself throughout his career, Alvarez is a true inspiration to budding boxers.

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Countless boxing prodigies wish to take boxing lessons from Canelo. And recently, Emmanuel Pacquiao, son of boxing legend, Manny Pacquiao, earned his opportunity to learn from the p4p king.

The young Pacquiao visited Canelo’s gym recently, wherein he shared a workout session with the unified super-middleweight king.

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Canelo welcomed Emmanuel Pacquiao with open arms, and he gave him some intriguing boxing lessons. The Mexican star shares immense respect for Manny Pacquiao and he maximized his opportunity to teach something valuable to the Senator’s son.

These days, Alvarez is engrossed in his training camps for his November 6 fight against Caleb Plant. Hence, he spends a substantial amount of time in his gym.

Besides preparing for his own fights, Saul Alvarez knows the responsibility he has on his shoulders to teach something valuable to the budding generation of fighters.

Emmanuel Pacquiao, on the other hand, is extremely lucky to be able to surround himself with the likes of Canelo at such a young age.

Canelo Alvarez – A people’s champ

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Fans and fighters around the world love Alvarez for his insane skills and down-to-earth personality. He never engages in trash talk and always makes time for his fans. Hence, in a genuine sense, Alvarez is a people’s champ, and he is on the pathway to becoming a legend of the sport.

May 7, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; Boxer Canelo Alvarez flexes for the fans during weigh ins for his super middleweight boxing title fight against Billy Joe Saunders at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

For now, his focus is on capturing all the super-middleweight titles. If he does that, the Mexican star will be the first-ever super-middleweight champ.

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It will be interesting to see how the p4p star fares in his next 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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