Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán better known as Canelo Alvarez is one of the popular boxing stars from Mexico.The boxing champ has been a household name for every fan who loves the sport.
His love for the profession has enabled him to reach heights within a short period of time. The boxer has ruled almost all the competition he had faced and now he is going to appear for the light heavyweight championship opposite Sergey Kovalev.
To face Alvarez in the ring has been giving a tough time to his peers. But his life has been way safe to his future endeavors. He has sealed the deal for 5 years with DAZN worth $ 365 million last October and now he will have his third face-off with Sergey on November 2nd.
He has now become one of the richest sportsmen in the world and his earnings stand as follows. His total earnings as of July 2019 go up to $94 million as per sources. This makes him the “4th highest-earning sportsman behind the footballers Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar.”
The other boxing star after Alvarez is “Anthony Joshua who has been signed by DAZN and is at 13th place.”
Canelo’s deal was considered to be the biggest agreement by any sports star “until Mike Trout made a 12-year contract for $430 million with Angels.”
Another source says that Canelo has a total of $120 million. Apart from this, he endorsed brands like “Under Armour, Tecate, Hennessy and Everlast.”
Further, Canelo said in a statement that: “I want to show everyone that I will be a world champion and that I’m ready to fight the best fighters in the world,” Alvarez said at the time of the announcement. “The opportunity to work with Golden Boy is definitely one that I could not pass up as I feel it will help me achieve my goal of reaching my full potential as a fighter and becoming a huge success in boxing.”
Alvarez has a huge fan following of 1.4 million in Twitter, 5.5 million on Instagram and 3 million in facebook. He keeps sharing about his charity programs and matches on his posts.