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Photos: Saul Alvarez's Father Enters Camp With Support

By Miguel Rivera

World champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez promised to give his father the best performance of his career when he enters the ring this coming Saturday to defend the super welterweight crown of the World Boxing Council. The unbeaten boxer continues to refine details of his preparation to face the British southpaw Ryan Rhodes. Canelo got a surprise visit at the gym from his father, Mr. Santos Alvarez, who recalls his younger son as being a very hyperactive child.

"He has always been restless, a very good boy," he said.

In Mexico the third Sunday of June is "Father's Day" and the Alvarez family is hoping to celebrate twice, the triumph of Canelo and to honor Don Santos. Saul Alvarez, the youngest of seven, looks in great physical shape to defend his belt at Arena VFG in Tlajomulco, Jalisco. The event will feature five title fights.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by xcaret v4 on 06-14-2011

[QUOTE=AvoidDisaster;10690779]Canelo and his brothers all have their dad's eyes. Anyways nobody should be surprised if he does have Irish blood in him. Irish people are common in Mexico City, Chihuahua, Durango, Nuevo Leon, Baja California, and guess where else? Jalisco.…

Comment by Lac'em up on 06-14-2011

[quote=islasimio;10689301]mexican is not a race.....you can be white,black,indian etc and still mexican[/quote] mexican is a way of life, an empire that started with the mighty aztecs, its all around you so face it.

Comment by fceeviper on 06-14-2011

[QUOTE=pistol whip;10689370]This is a picture of comedian Louis CK. He was Born in washington dc and his Father was born in Mexico as well. He is still a Mexican citizen and this is not out of the ordinary.[/QUOTE] Louis CK…

Comment by Control- on 06-14-2011

He can have his whole family come and visit, it's not gonna save him. He's getting KTFO no matter what.

Comment by UglyPug on 06-14-2011

he's mexican and he's white. problem solved. mexican is not a race. latino is not even a race.

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