Canelo Alvarez Signs Biggest Contract In Sports History

Elena Summers
October 20, 2018

Alvarez is guaranteed $30m per fight and becomes the first major USA star to jump ship from traditional pay-per-view platforms.

The 28-year-old said he was "humbled" to be selected for the contract. After today's news, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's net worth is $100 million.

Using the "Throwback Thursday" hashtag on Instagram, Mayweather took the chance to post some old pictures of De La Hoya and his Mexican client and did not hold back in his thoughts on the pair. It literally takes me 1 night and 1 fight to make what you might make in 5 years and 11 fights!

Oscar De La Hoya was one of the main casualties of the HBO Boxing pull out but he has also confirmed that the likes of Jorge Linares and Rey Vargas will also be fighting on DAZN with Golden Boy putting on ten shows a year on DAZN. Canelo will enjoy his lucrative contract and fight the very best, which Floyd doesn't do. he either waits for fighters to get over the hill or too young. like he did with Canelo, fought him when he was too young.

Alvarez said for now his plan is to return to 160 after the bout against Fielding (27-1, 15 KOs), a British fighter who will be trying to win a title in his third weight class. "That was the most important thing, more important than what I am making". "You do the math!"

Mayweather recently made a stunning claim that he will come up against both Khabib Nurmagomedov and McGregor in 2019.

Amazingly, Alvarez can actually earn more than the $365 million he's already set to receive.

"This is only from my hard work", Canelo told ESPN of this record-breaking contract (via MMA Mania).

Canelo is scheduled to face British boxer Rocky Fielding on December 15 in his first defense of his newly-won WBA title. He denied the photos were him for almost a decade, claiming they were a photoshop. He has had setbacks, but they have taken him to where he is today.

"Mayweather trolled the former boxer by posting a photo of the "Golden Girl" wearing fishnets and high heels along with a caption that reads, "#TBT 11yrs ago, I fought her and her name is Oscar "Golden Girl" Dela Hoya. You think you can't spend $500 million dollars overnight?

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