Canelo Alvarez, girlfriend Fernanda Gomez support Andy Ruiz at fight
Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua may have been fighting halfway around the world in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, but that did not stop Canelo Alvarez from attending.
Alvarez, who is the marquee fighter for DAZN, was in Saudi Arabia for the fight televised on the subscription network. Canelo, who was said to be on a world tour, was in attendance with girlfriend Fernanda Gomez. Canelo embraced Ruiz before the fight:
— DAZN USA (@DAZN_USA) December 7, 2019
Ruiz pulled off a stunning upset by beating Joshua in June.
As for Canelo, he beat Sergey Kovalev in November and may face Joe Saunders or Callum Smith next.
Sources: Canelo Alvarez’s next fight could take place at 168 pounds and two names being considered are Billy Joe Saunders and Callum Smith. Each man holds a super middleweight title; Alvarez holds a secondary title at ‘68 and can become full-fledged four-division champ with a win
— Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) December 5, 2019