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Canelo Alvarez is Aiming To Be The Next Idol of Mexico

By Miguel Rivera

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (39-0-1, 29KOs), 21-years-old, has a goal to become the next boxing idol of Mexico. His career moves forward on May 5th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, when he defense his WBA junio rmiddleweight title title against former three division champion "Sugar" Shane Mosley (46-7-1, 39KOs).

"Mexico is my home and always will be. I am very proud of my Mexican heritage and I consider it to be a big part of my identity. Marco Barrera, Erik Morales and Julio Cesar Chavez are just some of the Mexican fighters I know that our community admires. I have the intention to be among these men," said Alvarez. 

"No matter what day I'm fighting, I'm giving my all to win. Even in my toughest fights, failure was never an option. I think this fight will especially exciting for all the fans. Being a good example for the Latino community is very important to me and I am filled with pride every time I win."

Canelo has no doubt that he'll achieve the biggest victory of his career this Saturday.

"I'm focused on the fight on May 5. I've never been so prepared in my career. I have no doubt that it will be a fight to remember and I will be victorious," Alvarez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by marty1110 on 05-01-2012

You can't compare Canelo Alvarez to Dela Hoya. Dela Hoya fought in the Olypmics and came home with the gold medal. Canelo has done nothing but beat bums. At 21 years old he already has 40 fights and no losses.…

Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 05-01-2012

[QUOTE=hougigo;12064021]Well, doing better than Chavez Jr. Only person who likes him is his dad... and that's only because they're related[/QUOTE] Wroooong!!!!!! Muchahaideen loves JCC Jr. more than his own dead...he worships JCC Jr... a/k/a (dinero de la baca)...lol

Comment by LeG00N on 05-01-2012

[QUOTE=Body Movin';12062659]isn't he already? this kid hasn't done squat but i heard he's already filling up stadiums there in mexico. meanwhile a legend like JMM can only get a couple thousands to come to his fights. :lol1: what a joke.…

Comment by budfr on 05-01-2012

[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto;12062701]Dude, STFU. Canelo isn't the only white Mexican in Mexico! There are millions and millions of white Mexicans all over Mexico and the rest of the globe (my family included). Ask any Mexican and they'll tell you that's it's…

Comment by bigsmoothh on 05-01-2012

Canelo is taking his time to complete himself as a fighter. He has charisma, and a fun style of boxing......

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