Canelo Alvarez is one of the most popular and talked-about boxers in the world. He started professional boxing in 2005, and now he has reached the zenith to be called one of the finest boxers in the world.
Boxing pros and fans often blend his name with various fighters for a potential fight. Reportedly, he will fight longtime adversary Gennady Golovkin on September 17, but a fight with Dmitry Bivol is a big possibility after that.
Should he win the aforementioned fights, a showdown with knockout artist Artur Beterbiev for the undisputed crown at light heavyweight is inevitable.
Despite Beterbiev’s unbeaten record, Alvarez has a history of knocking out taller opponents such as Caleb Plant, Billy Joe Saunders, Callum Smith, Sergey Kovalev, and others. We won’t know if height will be a factor in a Beterbiev vs. Alvarez fight until it happens.
Thus regarded as the king at 168 pounds. He gained weight to (174 pounds) to fight Dmitry Bivol in the light heavyweight division.