3 Keys to Victory for Canelo Alvarez
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At just 25 years old, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has already faced some of boxing‘s best fighters, including a square-off with Miguel Cotto last fall. Against older, veteran fighters, young Canelo has frequently been thought of as the underdog.
Now, we’re witnessing a shift in the Mexican superstar’s career from underdog to favorite.
He faces Amir Khan tomorrow, who is just a few years older, but has enough experience to make Canelo feel like he’s facing another veteran. Except this time, boxing fans are championing Canelo to annihilate Khan for the WBC world Middleweight title.
But titles are arbitrary. Respect isn’t. Here are three keys that will help Canelo secure a win over Khan tomorrow night.