Who Does Canelo Alvarez Fight Next

Who Does Canelo Alvarez Fight Next

Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez came off his second victory against rival Gennadiy Golovkin in September 2022, where he retained his crown as the undisputed super middleweight champion of the world with a masterful unanimous decision win. It was the second time that Alvarez had defended all super middleweight titles.

When is Canelo Alvarez’s Next Fight?

Canelo Alvarez is expected to fight John Ryder next, who is interim WBO Super Middleweight Champion. The fight is expected to be WBO mandatory defense for Alvarez for his undisputed title at 168 lbs.

Canelo Alvarez underwent surgery on his left wrist in October 2022 after his win over Gennady Golovkin. Canelo revealed in an interview that he would start training in January, targetting a tune-up fight in May 2023 to see how he is feeling after the surgery. Revenge is on Canelo’s mind as wants to face Dmitry Bivol after this tune-up fight.

Bivol defeated Canelo in their encounter in May 2022 via a unanimous decision in a fight for WBA(super) Light Heavyweight title. It was just the second career loss for Canelo, and first since losing to Floyd Mayweather in 2013. Bivol has also expressed a desire to face Canelo again, but for Canelo’s Undisputed Super Middleweight titles.

Additionally, WBC has ordered a title eliminator bout between David Benavidez and Caleb Plant to decide the next mandatory challenger for Canelo’s WBC Super Middleweight title. The winner of that fight will also remain in the hunt to be one of Canelo’s opponents in 2023.

Canelo Alvarez Boxing Record and Titles

  • Boxing record: 58-2-2
  • Wins by TKO/KO: 39
  • Wins by decision: 19
  • Number of world titles won: 9
  • World titles won: WBC Light Middleweight Title, WBA Light Middleweight Title, WBC Middleweight Title, WBO Light Middleweight Title, WBA Middleweight Title, WBC Middleweight Title, WBA Super Middleweight Title, IBF Middleweight Title, WBO Light Heavyweight Title.
  • Number of title defenses: 12

Canelo Alvarez Wins

Canelo Alvarez has incredible wins over other boxing superstars like Shane Mosley, Miguel Cotto, Amir Khan, Liam Smith, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Gennadiy Golovkin (twice), Rocky Fielding, Daniel Jacobs, Sergey Kovalev, Callum Smith, Billy Joe Saunders and Caleb Plant.

Canelo Alvarez Boxing Earnings

Canelo Alvarez’s boxing earnings are estimated to be over $200 million since his professional debut in 2005. Several high-profile fights and massive pay-per-view points have helped Alvarez with these gigantic payouts. It was also a steady and gradual rise.

The Mexican superstar’s biggest single fight payout was his last fight with Golovkin, where he was guaranteed $45 million. These denominations were inclusive of base pay and pay-per-view shares but excluded his endorsement deals outside of boxing.

Canelo Alvarez Trainer, Coach and Cornermen

The father-and-son tandem of Chepo and Eddy Reynoso has been Alvarez’s long-time trainer, coach and cornerman since he began his professional boxing career at 15 years old. Aside from being a coach and cornerman, Eddy also functions as Alvarez’s manager.

Reynoso and Alvarez have bagged the Fighter of the Year and Trainer & Manager of the Year Awards in 2022 after going undefeated that year.