Caleb Plant revealed the reasons why the fight was not made against Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez last December, despite preliminary negotiations, before the Mexican opted for Callum smith.
“It is a fight that I wanted (with the Canelo)”, said Plant in interview for Fight Hub. “I’m a fighter, and that’s what I want to do, but my manager Luis de Cubas He felt that with just five weeks notice, which is about four weeks of training, they weren’t enough for a fight of that magnitude, and he didn’t want to sign the fight. Respect to Luis That’s why he is the best at what he does, and it was a fight in which he would have earned a great salary as well. But he saw further, and looked after my interests. I’m a fighter, I want to fight, that’s what I love to do.
Caleb Plant trust the fight with him CaneloIt will be a fight that ends up being made.
“My team told me to go slowly, it is a fight that is going to be done,” he said. Plant. He Canelo and his team have said that Caleb Plant it’s a fight they want to make. My team and I think that this is a fight that is going to be done. You can be sure that this is a fight that will be made. “
The short preparation time affected Callum against Canelo, according to Plant
The American feels that the short preparation time affected Callum smith in his fight against him Canelo, and that was the reason why he himself did not accept the fight.
“I’m sure it did affect him,” he explained. Caleb. “That was what he and his team wanted to do. It is commendable that someone wants to put on the gloves and fight him CaneloBut at the end of the day, I think he put money first. As I said before, money is important, but it is not the main reason I started this. The most important thing is respect and legacy ”.
The reasons to face Caleb Truax
Plant, super middle champion of the FIB, will fight next January 30 against Caleb Truax in Los Angeles, and explains that he will make that fight because it is mandatory. It will be the second consecutive mandatory after last February he knocked out Vincent Feigenbutz.
“It will be a mandatory second fight for me, and that is why I am taking this fight,” he explained. Plant. “That leaves me a year off to fight whoever and when. I have a year off to fight him Canelo or against whoever wants to do a unification fight. “