Canelo Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez 2022: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán, or as he’s more commonly known, Canelo Alvarez, is a Mexican professional boxer hailing from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is by far one of the most popular boxers in the world right now.

May 8, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; Boxer Canelo Alvarez celebrates defeating Billy Joe Saunders during a super-middleweight boxing title fight at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

He has held multiple world titles throughout his career and is the current undisputed super-middleweight champion.


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Canelo’s interest in the sport came at a very early age when he saw his brother Rigoberto training. Canelo turned professional as a 15-year-old and, as a result, there is not much information about his amateur career. However, he did win the Junior Mexican National Championships in 2004, and the Junior Mexican National Boxing Championships in 2005.

His first professional fight was at 15 when he took on Abraham Gonzalez and beat him via TKO in the fourth round. The superstar has not looked back since. He has gone on to hold 11 titles, past and present.

Canelo Alvarez: Record

Per BoxRec, Canelo Alvarez’s professional record stands at a staggering 57-2-2. The face of boxing won 39 of those 57 fights via knockout, which gives him a knockout percentage of 64%.

His losses came against Floyd Mayweather when the two fought in a highly anticipated fight in 2013 and against Dmitry Bivol in 2022. His two draws have come against Jorge Juarez and Gennady Golovkin. However, Canelo won a rematch against Gennady Golovkin by a majority decision.

Canelo has also had many famous fights against champions and legends. The Mexican has defended his belts against the likes of Shane Mosley, Josesito Lopez, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Miguel Cotto, and more.

In 2019, Canelo followed in the steps of a few others and became a 4-division world champion by beating Sergey Kovalev.

In December 2020, Canelo beat Callum Smith to become the WBA super-middleweight champion. Six months later, Canelo defeated Billy Joe Saunders via RTD in the eighth round to become the unified WBA (Super), WBC, WBO, and The Ring super-middleweight champion.

May 8, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; Canelo Alvarez (teal trunks)blue-green Joe Saunders (blue green trunks) during a super-middleweight boxing title fight at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Canelo then became the undisputed super-middleweight champion by defeating then-IBF super-middleweight champion, Caleb Plant. Canelo vs. Plant took place in MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on November 06, 2021.

The Mexican tried his luck against light heavyweight Dmitry Bivol on May 7, 2022, but failed.

Canelo Alvarez: Foundation and Charity

With the rapid rise in fame, Canelo never forgot his roots and has done a lot of social work for his local community. His biggest act of charity came when he donated $1 million to the earthquake victims in Mexico just one week after his famous fight against Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin.

He has also donated $26,500 to a children’s cancer hospital in Guadalajara, Mexico. And has even publicly reached out to other children’s organizations and offered to help them.

Canelo Alvarez: Net Worth 2022

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Canelo Alvarez has a net worth of $180 million in 2022. His primary source of earning comes from boxing.

In 2017, the champion signed a $365 million deal with the company. Out of the contract, he earned a total of $135 million and subsequently got into a legal dispute with his team.

Some of his fight purses over the years have been, Sugar Shane Mosley: $1.2 million, Josesito Lopez: $2 million, Floyd Mayweather: $12 million, Miguel Cotto: $5 million, Amir Khan: $25 million, Gennady Golovkin I: $40 million, Gennady Golovkin II: $20 million (to show up).

Canelo Alvarez: Endorsements 2022

Being such a famous athlete has its perks for Canelo. The fighter has entered into many endorsements throughout his career. He started his association with Under Armour in 2012 and has worn the company’s garments and gear in all his training camps and fights.

Canelo also entered into a deal with Everlast in 2014 who sponsored his gloves for many fights. He is currently endorsed by Tecate, a Mexican beer company. Alvarez also has a partnership with an alcohol company, Hennessy.


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Forbes reported that Canelo Alvarez makes $2 million from his endorsements and sponsors.

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Reach70 ½”
Weight168 lbs
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseFernanda Gómez
Address/Residence Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
EndorsementsTecate, Hennessy, Under Armor
Net Worth$180 Million
AchievementsCurrent undisputed super-middleweight champion

Former WBA Fedecentro welterweight champion, NABF welterweight champion, WBC Youth World welterweight champion, WBA (Unified), WBC junior middleweight champion, WBO junior middleweight champion, and Ring junior middleweight champion, IBF middleweight champion, WBO light heavyweight champion.