On November 6 in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA) Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez will challenge Caleb Plant in a long-awaited boxing challenge valid for the world of super-medium weights. Not just boxing in the head of the Mexican who said he was literally “crazy” about golf.
Not just a hobby, but much more.
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, statements
“So much so that if I can’t play for a day, I sleep badly at night.” These are the statements of the 32-year-old from Guadalajara. “I thought – he added – it was a boring sport and for older people.
But I quickly changed my mind. It is an incredible discipline, which fascinates me extremely ” First the boxing match at the MGM Gran Gardena Arena in Las Vegas which, against Plant, also became a personal matter after the brawl at the press conference.
Then, the ‘green’ New passion of ‘Canelo’ Alvarez. A new career as a mental coach, alongside some of the best golfers in the world to drag them to success and support them in times of difficulty. This is what Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in the history of the Olympics, seems to have undertaken (also in the name of friendship).
A great golf enthusiast, many now define him as the “secret weapon” of green totems such as Jon Rahm, number one in the world ranking, and Jordan Spieth, the Texan who, after a long period of crisis, is back in 2021 to amaze.
“He’s a good guy, he’s been through a lot as a sportsman and he’s the greatest Olympian of all time with a lot of tricks up his sleeve. I’m not going to reveal what I asked him but I can say that he has helped me a lot in the last period.
” These are the revelations of the Spaniard Rahm. For the legendary swimmer, nicknamed ‘the Baltimore Shark’, important words also came from Spieth, today 12 / o in the world ranking. “The mental aspect is something I’ve worked on a lot with him lately.
I’m really lucky to have him around. Besides, he’s a great lover of golf and having him now more and more in our world is an added value.” This is the opinion of Spieth who yesterday, alongside Phelps, played the Pro-Am of the BMW Championship, the second event of the Play-Offs of the Pga Tour starting today in Owing Mills (USA), Maryland.
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