Canelo is honored with a statue in his hometown

Four-weight world champion, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, was honored with a new statue in his hometown of Juanacatlan in Mexico.

Alvarez has had a stellar career, amassing 58 wins on his way to becoming the undisputed super-middleweight champion after dominating the lower weight divisions.

His hometown showed its support with the inauguration of the statue. Designed by visual artist Sigifredo Islas, who created the two-and-a-half-meter-tall bronze statue in two months, the statue will proudly sit on Juanacatlan’s boardwalk, according to Marca.

On his Instagram, Canelo posted that he is grateful for the support and recognition from the government.

“It is an honor for me to be recognized in a place that has seen me grow and make me the person I am today. Thank you to the government of Juanacatlan for this recognition and to everyone who attended.”

“I feel very proud, it is an honor for me. Thank you to everyone who made it possible and to my family who have always supported me. One day I’m just like you, here in Juanacatlan, with many dreams of being someone, getting ahead, leading the family and if I get ahead, you can too, it’s just a matter of time the law.”


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