Canelo Álvarez and the Dior x Air Jordan 1 for Hypebeast’s Sole Mates

Canelo Álvarez is one of the top-ranked attractions in boxing today . Having been a professional fighter since the age of 15, he’s climbed the ranks and earned championship titles across four different weight classes by terrorizing opponents with his vicious haymakers and rib-rattling body jabs. Through 61 bouts, the Mexican warrior has racked up a commendable 57 wins, 39 of them ending by way of knockout.

Before becoming one of the greatest pound-for-pound boxers to step foot in the ring, Alvarez was just a kid with a dream who spent his upbringing on a farm in Guadalajara, Jalisco — the youngest of seven brothers who all went on to fight professionally.

If you encounter Canelo today, it’s clear that he enjoys the spoils of his success in the ring. The 32-year-old super middleweight champion owns an assortment of enviable supercars and is often decked out in luxury labels from head to toe. His lifestyle now is nothing short of lavish, so it only makes sense that for his Sole Mates feature, he would elect to highlight the iconic