WATCH: Canelo Alvarez Pulls Off Another Grand Entrance Before the Billy Joe Saunders Fight

Published 05/08/2021, 11:45 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 15: Boxer Canelo Alvarez poses on the scale during his official weigh-in at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 15, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alvarez will challenge WBC, WBA and IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin for his titles at T-Mobile Arena on September 16 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


The P4P king Canelo Alvarez appears ready and confident to take on the undefeated WBO titlist Billy Joe Saunders. Following a heated fight week, Alvarez has finally been fortunate to have the clash officially on board.

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While the 168 lbs unification fight can potentially be the biggest event of the year, Canelo Alvarez reflected the aura through his grand entrance. The Mexican elite walked amongst a crowd of artists and with sheer self-belief, he made it to the ring.’

Despite going against an unbeaten boxer, the four-division champion didn’t seem nervous. Instead, he was predictably confident. Here’s a look at Canelo Alvarez’s grand entrance for the fight.

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Amid the full house cheering and the stellar fireworks, this could have been Alvarez’s best ring walk so far. Although he has many more on the list, the recent one has clearly found a place among them all.

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Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders Preview

The winner of the fight will be awarded the WBC, WBA, WBO, and Ring super-middleweight belt. However, it won’t be an easy fight for any of the contenders. 30-0 as a pro, Saunders will have the biggest test of his career tonight. Meanwhile, Alvarez will test his skills against an elite southpaw.

Adding to that, both men are hard hitters and can end the fight in one go. Moreover, the bout can also go to the distance. Over the course of his career, the P4P king Alvarez has showcased his comfort in both KO’s and decision matches.

He is currently 55-1-2 in the pro circuit. A win over Saunders will open the door to the bigger fights. Hence, boxing fans cannot afford to miss the clash.

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While ‘Superb’ Saunders will have his fair chances of winning, Alvarez will remain the favorite to the fans. This was evident by the reaction to his grand entrance on May 8.

Who do you see winning? Canelo Alvarez or Billy Joe Saunders?

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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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