Canelo Alvarez shows off ripped abs and looks in incredible shape as he prepares for Avni Yildirim world title fight

CANELO ALVAREZ is staying is looking ripped despite the uncertainty surrounding his future.

The four-weight boxing champ was set to fight Avni Yildirim for the WBC super-middleweight world title.

But those purse bids have been pushed back to October 6. Yildirim was KO'd by Chris Eubank Jr back in 2017.

And the Mexican has plenty going on outside the ring – he is is suing promoter Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy and streaming service Dazn.

The 30-year-old signed an 11-fight £280million contract in 2018 – lauded as the richest in sport – but is alleging a breach just three fights in.

Despite the distractions, Canelo showed he is still keeping in shape ahead of his next fight.

He uploaded a shot of him in a boxing ring displaying his impressive abs, captioning it "just keep going".

Canelo, 30, has not fought since moving up to light-heavyweight in November, where he knocked out Sergey Kovalev to take home the WBO belt.

The Athletic have obtained a copy of the civil complaint from Canelo filed in LA at the US district court for the central district of California.

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The dispute centres around the payment of the £27m he is guaranteed per fight.

And in a statement given to The Athletic, Alvarez said: "I’m the pound-for-pound No1 in the world.

"I’m not scared of any opponent in the ring, and I’m not going to let failures of my broadcaster or promoters keep me out of the ring.

"I filed the lawsuit so I can get back to boxing and give my fans the show they deserve."

The four-weight world champ's lawsuit claims Golden Boy Promotions and Dazn have caused a minimum of £216m of damages.

In the 24-page document, Alvarez is suing for breach of contract, intentional and negligent interference with a contract, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.

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