Mexico City.-With a career that for many is great, but for others does not end up as one of the great in the history of boxing, Saul «Canelo» Alvarez is the new billionaire of the sport of fists and currently is the boom in the media Communication.
The Tapatio is one of the best paid athletes on the planet; The DAZN platform signed it in 2018 with a contract for 365 million dollars for 11 fights, which will have to perform the Jalisco in the next five years.
Far from the grandeur of Julio Cesar Chavez, considered the best Mexican fighter in history, the «Canelo» emerges as the figure, as the flag of the Aztec pugilism, although above the ring leaves no doubt in each fight and still does not convince the experts and fans.
Boxing, like all professional sports, is a business that generates exorbitant profits for its practitioners and close friends. Saul has had a perfect administration in recent years by the promoter Golden Boy promotions, against rivals who could be showcased and pocketed millions of green bills.
For his fight this Saturday against Daniel Jacobs, the Jalisco has an insured bag of 33 million dollars, just over 2 million per round.
However, the figure could be higher by taking into account its sponsors and other combat factors.
A box office magnet
The redhead has filled sands and has earned multi-millionaire salaries, which allow him to lead a life of king, luxuries and eccentricities, as wear costumes of 50000 pesos.
A car lover, he has a collection of the best manufacturers in the world and in the frame of his fight against Jacobs in Las Vegas, he presumed a sports Bugatti, which has a cost of two 1.5 million dollars (47.5 million of pesos at the current exchange rate).
Source: López Dóriga