5 biggest fights of Canelo

Canelo Alvarez is one of the best boxers in the circuit right now. He has fought many battles in his life and the battles continue. He is preparing for what is slated to be one of his biggest fights of all time. The Canelo vs Jacobs live fight is on May 4th in Las Vegas. Canelo Alvarez has had many fights that are big, however, these are the 5 biggest fights of Canelo Alvarez’s career.

5. Alvarez vs. Mosley:

Date: May 5,2012

Opponents record: 46-7-1 (39 Kos)

Decision: Unanimous decision

This fight was one that could put Canelo’s name out there and it did for sure. Canelo won this fight by a lopsided decision.

4. Alvarez vs Khan:

Date: May 7,2016

Opponent record: 31-3-0 (19 KOs)

Decision: Sixth Round KO

This made didn’t make sense on paper, but the pay-per-view sales were high.  Alvarez figured out Khan’s game, and after five rounds, it was Alvarez who took one right hand, and knocked Khan out. This fight generated 600,000 PPV buys and $30 million in revenue.

3. Alvarez vs Mayweather:

Date: September 14, 2013

Opponent Record: 44-0-0 (26 KOs)

Decision: Majority decision (loss)

This fight was what the sport of boxing needed to lift the indifference of fans and spectators. Alvarez was 23 and this led to a multi-city world tour. This fight was a hit 2.2 million PPV buys and over $150 million in revenue.

2. Alvarez vs Chavez Jr.:

Date: May 6, 2017

Opponent Record:  50-2-1 (32 KOs)

Decision:  Unanimous decision

A battle to claim the of the king of Mexican boxing. Alvarez made Chavez Jr. look like a newbie. He won by a landslide. The fight sold out and $80 million in revenue was made.

1. Alvarez vs Cotto:

Date: November 21, 2015

Opponent Record: 40-4-0 (33 KOs)

Decision: Majority The fight did better than expected on PPV, 938,000 buys and $58 million.

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