|July 18, 1990|
|Place of Birth|
Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán (American Spanish: ; born July 18, 1990), best known as Saúl "Canelo" Álvarez, is a Mexican professional boxer. He is a multiple-time world champion in two weight classes, having held the unified WBA (Super), WBC and Ring magazine middleweight titles since September 2018. Previously he held the WBA (Unified), WBC and Ring light middleweight titles between 2011 and 2013, the WBO light middleweight title from 2016 to 2017, and the WBC, Ring and lineal middleweight titles between 2015 and 2018.
As of September 2018, Álvarez is ranked as the world's second best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec; and third by The Ring and the Boxing Writers Association of America. He is also ranked as the world's best active middleweight by BoxRec, and fourth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.
Álvarez is known as an excellent counterpuncher, being able to exploit openings in his opponents' guards while avoiding punches with head and body movement. He is also known as a formidable body puncher.
|Height||5 ft 9 in / 175 cm|
|Shoe (Feet) Size||–|
|Race / ethnicity||White|