Canelo Alvarez, boxing’s biggest star, filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Los Angeles Federal Court against Golden Boy Promotions, CEO Oscar De La Hoya and exclusive U.S. broadcasting partner DAZN on 10 counts including breach of contract and intentional interference.

The complaint was first reported by The Athletic, which obtained a copy of the 24-page lawsuit stating Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs), currently ranked as the top pound-for-pound boxer in the world by CBS Sports, is seeking at least $280 million in damages based on what is still owed to him (plus lost sponsorship and gate revenue) from the $350 million deal he signed with DAZN in 2018. 

“I’m the pound-for-pound number one in the world,” Alvarez told The Athletic in a statement. “I’m not scared of any opponent in the ring and I’m not going to let failures of my…

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