The WBA family would like to congratulate Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on winning the 2019 ESPY Award for best boxer. Canelo is undoubtedly the face of boxing in addition to currently being the World Boxing Association (WBA) Super World Middleweight Champion and WBA World Super Middleweight Champion. Previous to that, he was the WBA World Super Welterweight Champion as well.
“I want to thank the ESPY Awards for having nominated me as best boxer of the year,” said Canelo Alvarez. “And more than anything I want to thank the fans for allowing me to win. I am very thankful. Thank you, and we will be working toward even more. God willing, we will be working towards more, and we will keep making the best fights, and I will keep being the best boxer. Thank you to everyone. Thank you to my fans. Thank you to all the people at the ESPYs. Your friend Canelo sends his salutations!”
The WBA has worked with Canelo and his team since the very beginning and we believe that he is an outstanding person in addition to being an elite boxing champion. At only 28 years of age we are sure there is much more to come. Congratulations on the prestigious award, may there be many more to come.