Middleweight champion Danny Jacobs is well known to those in the boxing world but is only just now perhaps starting to get his story out there to the wider public.

For those who don’t know, it’s one that surely a movie will be made about one day.

A man who literally beat cancer to comeback after doctors not only said he’d never box again but would do well to live, to not only came back from life threatening illness and came back to the professional boxing ring — but came back to the highest level of the game to become a world champion.

A fight with Canelo Alvarez would be an awesome spectacle in the new year between two elite level world champions in the sport.

Following Jacobs’ call out of Canelo at the weekend fans were all impressed with Jacobs in terms of how he handled himself with class: