As he prepares for his May 5 bout with Shane Mosley, WBC light middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will share his thoughts with us on a weekly basis.
In this week's installment, Alvarez talks about his career goals.
Question: You're a champion at age 21, so you appear to have a long road ahead. What are your long-term goals? Any fights you really want to make? Titles across multiple divisions? Pound-for-pound glory?
Alvarez: I don't tend to think of the future in those specific of terms. Of course, I have lot of personal goals as a fighter, as a man. I don't tend to think about much besides the present and what I need to do now.
Focus is something I pride myself on. It really is. I see in a lot of my peers a lack of focus on the fights themselves, and I wonder why some of them even fight. Sure, it's easy to get lost in the hoopla and the "what's next" discussion, but if I don't box the best I can right now, then there is no next. I am a professional boxer, and my entir...