Prior to his fight against Billy Joe Saunders, the boxer from Guadalajara played nine holes against the Dallas Cowboys running back
The four-time world champion Canelo Álvarez and the star of the Dallas Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliot, had a duel this Sunday on the golf course prior to the expected presentation of the Jalisco at the home of the lone star team on May 8.
Canelo will face British Billy Joe Saunders for the Super Middleweight titles of the World Boxing Association, World Boxing Council and World Boxing Organization in front of 68,000 fans, which would be the best attendance record in Texas since Julio César Chávez and Pernell Whitaker summoned 63,000 fans to the Alamodome in San Antonio in 1993.
The company Matchroom Boxing shared some images of the meeting in a field of golf in California. There were a total of 9 holes that they shared.
The fight between Canelo (55-1-2, 37 Ko’s) and Saunders (30-0, 14 Ko’s) will be broadcast in Mexican territory through the ESPN KNOCKOUT signal.
Canelo said a few days ago to ESPN KNOCKOUT that after boxing he would be interested in continuing with the practice of golf, without ruling out the possibility of trying one day to do it as a professional. The golfIt is a difficult sport, he said, but it has helped increase his passion for boxing.
Elliot, corridor of Dallas Cowboys, has already five campaigns in the NFL. In 2019, he signed a contract extension with Jerry Jones’ team for five years and 90 million dollars, 50 of them guaranteed.