Caleb Plant y Canelo Álvarez

Andre Ward, former world champion, warned that Caleb Plant is a threat to the entire super middleweight division, including Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez.

Caleb Plant it’s a big deal for anyone at 168 pounds, “he wrote. Ward On twitter. “Including Canelo. He is a money fighter (champion), he fights better when he faces more opposition. They will see their best moment when they face better rivals ”.

Plant improved his record to 21 victories with 12 by way of knockout, after he dominated Caleb Truax in 12 rounds for the judges to score on the 120-108 scorecards. In this way, Plant defended for the third time the super middleweight belt of the FIB.

Canelo’s plans

In accordance with Eddie Hearn, Matchroom promoter and who will promote the next two fights of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, Guadalajara’s plans are to become the first undisputed champion at 168 pounds.

On February 27 he will face Avni Yildirim in a mandatory defense of the scepter of CMB and will also expose the belt of the AMB. If the Mexican wins, he will seek to return to the ring at the beginning of May against Billy joe saunders, monarch of the OMB, to unify the belts and later before Caleb Plant, champion of the FIB.

“I have the clear instruction when working with Canelo Alvarez which is to become undisputed champion (at 168 pounds) as soon as possible, “he said. Eddie hearn in interview with iFL TV. “So after Yildirim, after the mandatory (fight) is gone, there are two fights we should look for: one is Billy Joe Saunders and the other Caleb Plant ”.

“That’s my goal, I want to become the first undisputed super middleweight champion of all time,” he replied. Plant on what is the next step in his career in interview with Fox Sports. “Whoever gets in the way, it doesn’t matter, you line them up and I’ll take them down. I feel like I’m the best super middleweight in the world. “