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Canelo Alvarez and John Ryder show off ripped physiques as both make weight for title clash

Bynewsmagzines

May 5, 2023
Canelo Alvarez and John Ryder show off ripped physiques as both make weight for title clash

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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez looked in peak physical condition after weighing in for his fight with John Ryder.

The Mexican superstar is returning to fight in his homeland for the first time since 2011 putting his WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO super-middleweight titles on the line.

Caenelo and Ryder went face to face at the weigh-in in Mexico

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Caenelo and Ryder went face to face at the weigh-in in Mexico

Both fighters looked in peak condition for the fight

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Both fighters looked in peak condition for the fight

With a mariachi band in full flow before the weigh-in, it was clear that the watching world were gearing up for a Mexican fiesta.

Facing the British challenger, both men looked to be in excellent shape ahead of the fight at the Estadio Akron in Guadalajara, Mexico.

With the fight being fought in the super-middleweight division, both fighters had a 168lb limit, with both boxers making weight.

Ryder was first on the scales with the 34-year-old coming in at 167.9lb.

Next up was Canelo, with the reigning champion weighing in at 168lb exactly.

With the Mexican star making his first foray into the ring since undergoing surgery on a hand injury, both men looked very much up for this battle that will take place live on Saturday night.

The duo will face off this weekend in Canelo’s first fight in Mexico since 2011

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The duo will face off this weekend in Canelo’s first fight in Mexico since 2011

Canelo officially weighed in at 168 pounds for the title clash

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Canelo officially weighed in at 168 pounds for the title clash


Canelo looked calm and composed as he made his way onto the stage with musical accompaniment as he greeted fans and smiled to entourage.

The Mexican then took to the scales before going face to face with Ryder, showcasing a look of steely determination on his face.

As for the challenger, the Islington-born star looked undeterred by the Canelo love-in from the champion’s home crowd, clearly determined to make his mark against the legendary figure.

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