Canelo Alvarez has time of his life with Steve Harvey and Abu Dhabi royalty while boxing world awaits super matchups
Super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez is kicking back and enjoying his time in Abu Dhabi while fans are demanding he fight David Benavidez.
Canelo Alvarez chilling in Abu Dhabi with Steve Harvey (via Instagram)
Canelo Alvarez found himself in the middle of a firestorm during his trip to Abu Dhabi recently. As he waited to find out who his next opponent would be, Canelo Alvarez took some time off to relax in Abu Dhabi ahead of the F1 Grand Prix. Many personalities attended the F1 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi. Sports stars like Khabib Nurmagomedov and Kevin De Bruyne attended the event. So did the comedian Steve Harvey.
Furthermore, Alvarez, accompanied by his wife, Fernanda Gomez, enjoyed the sunshine in Abu Dhabi. The couple posted stories on their Instagram feed during Saturday’s qualifying round. Subsequently, Alvarez also posted photos of the hospitality he received alongside Steve Harvey. In addition, Alvarez stated:
Had a great time in Abu Dhabi, thanks for the invitation!Canelo Alvarez via Instagram
After a great performance against Demetrius Andrade, 26-year-old David Benavidez remains focused on his next fight. Furthermore, Benavidez and his promoter, Sampson Lewkowicz, have expressed their desire to target Alvarez for the Super-Middleweight Championship title. Additionally, boxing fans and experts are also demanding this fight happen next because of how highly anticipated it is.
After Alvarez successfully dominated and defeated Jermell Charlo, he addressed the possibility of fighting Benavidez. Furthermore, in the in-ring interview, Alvarez stated that he didn’t care who fights him. Subsequently, Alvarez doesn’t care who he fights because he’s very confident that nobody can beat this version of him.
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Canelo Alvarez and Ryan Garcia have settled their beef
Ryan Garcia was close with Alvarez when training together under Eddy Reynosa. But things didn’t work out between the two of them in 2021, and he ended up switching trainers, which caused Alvarez to take some harsh shots at him.
However, in an interview with Boxing Scene, Garcia stated that the two had reconciled and were back on good terms. Furthermore, Garcia stated that he even spoke to Reynosa and settled everything between them. Subsequently, Garcia mentioned that he has nothing against them and cherishes the time he spent training with them.
In addition, Garcia stated that it is sad that they aren’t close anymore because of all the memories they made. Additionally, Garcia mentioned how he is happy for Alvarez and wishes for him to remain a dominant champion.
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