In an esplanade protected with fences and guarded by police and Civil Protection agents to guarantee the safety of the guests, the boxer Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez contracted a religious marriage with the model Fernanda Gómez in the Guadalajara Cathedral.
The protection measures were installed two hours before the event began, which brought together dozens of celebrities at the Guadalajara Center.
The Mobility and Transportation Directorate of the City Council issued an extraordinary permit for attendees to park their cars in the Corona market.
After the religious ceremony, where the number of guests was limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the reception was held in the gardens of the ranch las Reynas, located on the Old Road to San Isidro Mazatepec.
The dress code required that women attend at length and avoid white garments; the men were asked to wear dark suits and ties. There was no access to children.
Hundreds of people from Guadalajara gathered before the arrival of the bride and groom. Some of the famous people who attended the mass were J Balvin, Prince Royce and Jaime camel. Last week the civil wedding in Punta Mita, in Nayarit.
The bells rang for “Canelo” Álvarez
Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and the model Fernanda Gómez said “yes, I accept” for the church, a week after the celebration of the civil ceremony that took place in Nayarit; Mass was held in the Guadalajara Cathedral. The sacred precinct in the center of Guadalajara had a busy afternoon, hours before the wedding ceremony the temple was fenced off by the local police to protect the entrance, supported by an operation with private security. Despite the hot weather, people gathered around the fenced boundary to catch a glimpse of the bride and groom and guests.
In addition to the artistic walk that the May Festival proposes, in the historic center of the city there were extra attractions related to the wedding, such as a botarga characterized as the famous boxer.
The waiting of the curious who crowded on Hidalgo Avenue, at the crossroads with the pedestrian walkway to see their idol was compensated when he greeted his audience. It was there that the security fence was delimited and where the attendees paraded in full dress, with a dress code long dress (not white) for the ladies and a suit and tie for the men. Friends, relatives and partners of the couple met before 7:00 p.m., as Prince Royce. Someone who arrived late was singer J Balvin (accompanied by Valentina Ferrer, Argentine model and with whom he has been dating since 2018).
During the arrival of the guests, comments were heard from people on the street, between the jocularity, the encouragement to see their idol and the criticism from the public space: “I do not see it correct that they have covered the street”, “A What time is ‘Canelo’? “,” Didn’t they invite the Bermúdez Dog? “. To capture the moment in paparazzi mode, people took pictures, videos, made streaming in social networks and video calls. Among those curious to see the guests pass there were people in wheelchairs, young pregnant women and older adults, who even endured the moments of tension when the boxer arrived: people surrounded the vehicle that at the turn of the wheel entered through the walker.
When the flow of attendees ceased, people began to shout, and the cheer “Canelo, Canelo!” gained strength, as it was when the Jalisco athlete got out of his luxury vehicle to enter the cathedral. Around 7:15 p.m. the bride got out of the truck to walk down the aisle to the altar.
An hour later, the ceremony ended. At the exit of the cathedral, those attending the mass gathered, congratulating the new couple. From one of the loudspeakers used minutes before in a political rally, the request for “Kiss, kiss!” Before the couple got into the luxury truck to head to the party, at the Las Reynas ranch.
A source from Seitrack confirmed to this medium that the wedding was enlivened by the groups: Maná, Los Ángeles Azules and the Banda El Recodo. It turned out that the boxer paid $ 150 to reserve the church date, but the total sum of the mass plus the party would have amounted to more than half a million dollars.
“Canelo” was wrapped in his religious wedding
There was everything behind the fences that delimited the area as far as people could approach to observe the arrival of the bride and groom Fernanda Gómez and Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and the guests. There were those who did know the career of the best boxer pound for pound today, as well as those who only waited to take the photo and upload it to social networks.
It mattered little to all those present waiting more than three hours under the sun, enduring the 38 degrees of temperature, and from 4:30 p.m. that they installed the fences they took their place to be in the front row.
And it is that the religious wedding of “Canelo” Álvarez drew international attention, so the people who were at that time outside the Guadalajara Cathedral felt privileged, and when the time for the arrival of the bride and groom arrived, a chorus was heard repeatedly saying: Canelo! Canelo! Canelo!
Saúl’s brothers arrived, then José “Chepo” Reynoso, the trainer of “Canelo” and father of his current coach, Eddy Reynoso, who greeted all the people that he met in his path, chatted and then took his way inside the Guadalajara Cathedral.
Marcos Moreno, a boy who sang on one side of the Guadalajara Cathedral, waiting for someone to give him a coin when he heard him, was invited to go elsewhere to continue his work, since his place was going to be occupied by a of the many fences that were installed to surround the place.
At first the child singer took it with discomfort, he became sad, but then he remembered that he was the best boxer of the moment, who a few days ago he saw him win, and then his face changed, he smiled and changed his mind.
In the end Marcos went with some friends and at a distance he waited for the “Canelo” to get out of his vehicle, he observed him and the only thing he got was the same as everyone present, a bow from the boxer.