Saul Alvarez will face Matthew Hatton

Updated: January 19, 2011, 6:17 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior middleweight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, the 20-year-old rising Mexican star, drew thousands of fans to the Staples Center in Los Angeles for an undercard fight in September, when he scored a massive one-punch knockout of former welterweight champ Carlos Baldomir.

Now, Alvarez will have the spotlight to himself as he takes the next step up toward a world title when he headlines HBO's "Boxing After Dark."

Alvarez, the 2010 ESPN.com prospect of the year, will face England's Matthew ...

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