Caleb Plant, champion of the FIB at 168 pounds, he texted Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and all the boxers looking to be the best in the super middleweight division.
“It would be a historic night that will leave us the first undisputed champion in the history of the super middleweight and do you know who it will be?” Plant in an interview with Salvador Rodriguez of ESPN. “Caleb Plant”.
Canelo comes from defeating Avni Yildirim in the third round on February 27 in a mandatory defense for the belt of the CMB. On May 8 he will face Billy Joe Saunders in headquarters to be defined.
“First, (Canelo) must beat Billy Joe Saunders in May ”, he replied Plant on whether he hopes to face the Mexican. “If he can get over it and get the belt, hopefully we can fight in September and give the fans what they want.”
Caleb comes from defeating on January 30 Caleb Truax by unanimous decision with cards of 120-108, 120-108 and 120-108 in his third defense of the belt of the FIB.
What Plant would do if he faces Canelo
Caleb Plant criticized what he did Avni Yildirim in the mandatory contest for the CMB against Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and he affirmed that if he had to face the Mexican, he would go out to attack him.
“Canelo He got in the ring and did what he had to do, had a successful night and imposed his strategy, “he said. Plant about what he did Yildirim. “I think his rival did not give everything in the ring, he did not take anything away from the CaneloBut when you sit in the third round, that’s not giving 100%. “
“At this level, if you want to become a unified champion, make history and get into the books, you must go out and give it your all,” he considered. Caleb. “I felt that I was too stopped, maybe I respect a lot Canelo, maybe he was nervous, but anyway Canelo He did his job and now we have to see what’s next ”.