Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will defend his WBC Super Welterweight Title against former world champion Kermit “the Killer” Cintron Saturday, November 26, over Thanksgiving weekend. The bout will take place at the Expo Bancomer Santa Fe in Mexico City, Mexico and will air live on HBO’s Boxing After Dark. The fight could be an exciting one as it pits together one of the sport’s hottest sensations with a very experienced former champion.
Saul Canelo Alvarez (38-0-1, 28 KOs)
5’9’’ tall, 71’’ reach, 21 years old
Current WBC Super Welterweight Champion
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At only 21 years old, the Mexican phenom has already earned himself a spot on the storied list of beloved Mexican fighters. Almost undoubtedly a future superstar in the sport, Canelo is looking to legitimize himself as the real deal by wiping out a once elite warrior in Cintron.
With the vast majority of his fights being in his homeland of Mexico, some critics believe that Alvarez’s