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WBA and WBC Middleweight champion Saul Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KO’s) is recognized as an athlete 2018, the year in Mexico.
Honorary award Alvarez received from the hands of the President of Mexico, Enrique peña Nieto.
At the same time, Canelo went down in history because for the first time in Mexico, the boxer became the sportsman of the year.
Recall Alvarez in the beginning of the year was suspended for 6 months due to the use of illicit substances. After returning in September, Alvarez defeated Gennady Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KO’s) in a rematch.
Canelo in December, will try to become champion in a third weight class and will fight against the champion of WBA in the super Middleweight weight rocky Fielding (27-1, 15 KO’s).