Saul Alvarez

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Name: Saul Alvarez
Alias: Canelo
Birth Name: Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán
Born: 1990-07-18 (Age:27)
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Hometown: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 9″   /   175cm
Reach: 70½″   /   179cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainers: Jose Reynoso, Eddy Reynoso
Promoter: Golden Boy Promotions, Canelo Promotions

Saul Alvarez is the youngest brother of Ramon Alvarez, Ricardo Alvarez and former interim WBA World Champion Rigoberto Alvarez. He made his professional debut in October of 2005, just three months after his 15th birthday.

Amateur Career

  • 20 amateur bouts
  • 2004 Silver Medal at the Junior Mexican National Championships
  • 2005 Junior Mexican National Boxing Champion

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2010 ESPN Prospect of the Year

Regional & Minor Titles

  • WBC Silver Light Middleweight Title (2010)
  • WBC Youth World Welterweight Title (2009)
  • WBO Latino Welterweight Title (2009)
  • NABF Welterweight Title (2009-10)
  • WBA Fedecentro Welterweight Title (2008)
  • Jalisco State Welterweight Title (2007-08)

World Titles

  • WBA Light Middleweight Title
  • WBC Light Middleweight Title

Preceded by:
Manny Pacquiao
WBC Light Middleweight Champion
2011 Mar 5 – present
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Austin Trout
Regular Champion
WBA Light Middleweight Champion
2013 Apr 20 – present
Unified Champion
Succeeded by: