George Foreman, a former world heavyweight boxer, has said that Saul Canelo Alvarez is his favourite boxer not Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder.
Foreman, a two-time heavyweight champion,revealed this while responding to a question by a follower; cmiller88216 on twitter.
The 69-year-old, who recorded his first professional defeat against Muhammed Ali in the 1974 “The Rumble in the Jungle, replied: “Canelo Alvares is my favourite active Boxer.”
Álvarez is a world light weight and multiple-time champion in two weight classes, having held the unified WBA Super, WBC and Ring magazine middleweight titles since September 2018.
He is currently ranked the world’s second best active boxer pound for pound by BoxRec; a website dedicated to holding updated records of professional boxers.
In September, he defeated Gennady Golovkin, known as Triple G, in one of the greatest fights of all time in a rematch in Nevada, United States.
He won by 115-113, 115-113, 114-114 unanimous decision by the three judges.