Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, right, opted for a little-known opponent when the Mexico native returns to the ring Saturday night. Alvarez will face England’s Liam Smith for a super-welterweight belt at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, right, opted for a little-known opponent when the Mexico native returns to the ring Saturday night. Alvarez will face England’s Liam Smith for a super-welterweight belt at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. John Locher AP
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, right, opted for a little-known opponent when the Mexico native returns to the ring Saturday night. Alvarez will face England’s Liam Smith for a super-welterweight belt at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. John Locher AP

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