Curious: What is the relationship between Canelo Álvarez and an actor from the HBO series Euphoria?

Canelo Álvarez at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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The Mexican boxer Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez it is in all. After partying with J Balvin a couple of days ago now the Colorado is news for a photo that links him directly to an actor from the HBO series Euphoria, which recently premiered the first chapter of the second season.

Even if Canelo does not participate in Euphoriawho does it is Javon “Wanna” Walton. This 15-year-old teenager plays the role of Ashtray in the series as one of the main actors.

And where do they join Canelo and Walton? Well, through boxing. This sport is what Walton has practiced since he was 4 years old under the training of his father and with a clear objective: to travel to the Junior Olympics.

In that time of training, he was able to coincide with one of his idols: Canelo. And although this was in 2017, the photo that certifies the meeting was recently published by the actor on his Instagram account (@onwardwanna) to congratulate the fighter for having triumphed against Caleb Plant on November 6, which allowed him to reach all four belts of the same weight / division.

Along with the photo, Walton posted the message “Canelo and his team believed in me from the beginning. Congratulations on making history ”.

Already previously, in 2016, Walton had gone viral for a video practicing and this video was replicated by Canelo himself with the message “Inspired by kids like Javon Walton… #FutureFighter“.

This gave the little boy the opportunity to start working with brands like Under Armor and later be contacted by the producers of Euphoria.

The truth is that if for things in life Walton does not continue his acting career can rest assured to be able to venture into boxing and be supported by a figure of the stature of Saul “Canelo” Álvarez.

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