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How much money did Canelo Alvarez get paid for his role in Creed III?

Mexican boxer Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez had a small appearance in the Creed III movie, but how much did he make for his cameo in the movie?

Del ring a Hollywood. Mediante su cuenta de Instagram, Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez ha compartido su aparición en el primer tráiler de la película ‘Creed III’.
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This month the film Creed III starring Michael B. Jordan, was released. In the movie, ‘Canelo’ had a small appearance for which he pocketed a significant financial figure.

During the first weekend of its release, Creed III grossed a total of $58.7 million in the United States, becoming the best sports opening in history. Not adjusting for inflation.

Canelo’s million dollar Creed III cameo

According to various reports, the Mexican boxer received close to a million dollars for that small cameo he made during the film. The movie was directed by the star of the film Michael B. Jordan, who insisted on having the Mexican play a role in Creed III.

Álvarez’s small role in the film takes place on a red carpet during a promotion for an Adonis Creed fight. The Mexican at that moment in the film is with his wife, Fernanda Gómez.

Why didn’t Sylvester Stallone appear in Creed III as Rocky Balboa?

One of the situations that drew attention in the latest Creed movie is that the famous actor Sylvester Stallone no longer appears in his traditional role as Rocky Balboa.

There’s been a lot of fights in the Rocky and Creed franchise, and I wanted to put my own spin on it, you know? How to make these fights different… All those anime that I watched growing up, there is an inherent spirit in them in the way they fight.”