Canelo Alvarez has wrist surgery and returns to the ring in mid-2023

FILE PHOTO: Mexican boxer, Canelo Alvarez, during an interview, ahead of his upcoming trilogy match against longtime ring rival Gennady Golovkin, in San Diego, California, U.S. on Aug. 17 year 2022.

FILE PHOTO: Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez looks like during an interview, ahead of his upcoming trio fight against longtime ring rival Gennady Golovkin, in San Diego, California. REUTERS / Kristian Carreon / File photo

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez said he will be flying to the United States for left wrist surgery that could keep him out of the ring until next September.

The Mexican who defeated the opponent Gennady Golovkin for the second time last months to complete their trilogy, said after his win in Las Vegas that he needed surgery.

“After my daughter’s 15th birthday, I’m going to the United States,” the undisputed super-middleweight champion told reporters after pitching the opening pitch at a baseball game in Jalisco state. , his hometown.

“I have two other opinions from two doctors and we will see what is best for me and the surgery for me. September maybe (is when I come back). We’ll see what’s best. “

Upon his return, Alvarez could be looking for a rematch with Russia’s Dmitry Bivol, the only boxer besides Floyd Mayweather Jr to beat the Mexican.

Bivol still holds the WBA light-heavy belt after defeat Alvarez by unanimous decision in the May.

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