Five things you did not know about boxing's pound-for-pound king canelo alvarez

Ahead of his upcoming fight against avni yildirim, we share five things you must know about boxing's pound-for-pound king saul 'canelo' alvarez.


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Canelo started training aged 13 under his current trainers so that he could stand up to his bullies. What ensued was a love affair for the sport

Started training at 13

After winning the 2005 Junior Mexican National Boxing championship, Canelo turned pro aged just 15. He has a stunning record of 51-1-2

Turned Pro at 15 

Apart from boxing, Canelo is an avid Golfer and loves horses and riding horses as well.

Avid Horse Rider 

Canelo is the youngest brother in the family. All seven of his elder brothers have boxed professionally.

A family of Prize fighters

Canelo has lost just once in his career and it came at the hands of none other than Floyd 'Money' Mayweather.

First loss of his career 

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