clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Watch Canelo Alvarez’s spectacular entrance for John Ryder fight in Mexico

Canelo’s entrance was one of the most breathaking you’ll ever see in boxing.

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Canelo Alvarez hadn’t fought in Mexico for over 11 years, but he’s back home in Guadalajara tonight, facing John Ryder at Estadio Akron, and the homecoming welcome for the superstar fighter was one of the most spectacular entrances you’ll see in any sport, let alone just boxing.

Join us for live round-by-round updates during Canelo vs Ryder!

Here’s Canelo’s incredible ring walk for the fight with Ryder:

Canelo (58-2-2, 39 KO) is defending his undisputed super middleweight championship — the WBC, WBA, IBF, and WBO titles — in the bout, where he is a heavy betting favorite.

The atmosphere in the stadium is huge and electric, and we’ll see if Canelo sends those fans home happy with a big knockout, as the fight is just about to get underway.

Also, here’s the entrance for John Ryder, as he walks into the lion’s den, so to speak, in front of 50,000 or so fans:

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Bad Left Hook Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of all your global boxing news from Bad Left Hook