Saúl ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has taken the reins of the world of boxing and has become the P4P king now, taking the world by storm and beating rival after rival to be considered the biggest fighter in the world at this very moment.
He hasn’t been afraid of trying new things and ever since his career started, he was always willing to take big challenges, even fighting one of the greatest boxers of all time, Floyd Mayweather Jr when he was still young.
A lot has happened since that moment and Alvarez tried plenty of things, won a lot of fights and titles. He recently beat Callum Smith to win the WBA (Super), The Ring and WBC super-middleweight titles. He has fought in a lot of categories and fans might be confused about his weight right now. Well, don’t worry, we have you covered and now it’s time to know Canelo’s current weight.
How much does Canelo Alvarez weight?
The last time he stepped on the ring, the 30-year-old pugilist weighed 168lbs (76 kgs) in his fight against Callum Smith. He beat the British fighter at the Alamodome in Texas, winning the already mentioned Super middleweight titles. It is believed, though, that when he’s not fighting, Canelo’s weight is around 175 lbs (79 kgs).
How many weight classes has Canelo Alvarez competed in?
This man became a 4-division champion after beating Smith and he hasn’t been shy to jump from categories to fight big names in the world of boxing. Before his fight with Callum, he had faced Sergey Kovalev at light-heavyweight. Just imagine that.
As of right now, the Mexican has fought in five weight classes, Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight, Super middleweight and Light heavyweight. Out of those classes, he’s won championships in four of them.
What weight class Canelo Alvarez's next fight will be in?
This next February 27, Alvarez will try to become the undisputed super-middle champion of the world but he will first have to get past Turkish Avni Yildirim. He already showed he can be good against Smith but Yildirim can surprise the Mexican if he doesn’t take this fan seriously.