Caleb Plant warned Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez that you will not find in him a rival similar to what he was Billy Joe Saunders, in the unification bout of the super middle belts on May 8.
“I think there are many people who get confused, they think why Billy and I share certain things of our style, we are the same fighter ”, commented for Mike coppinger in the Podcast The Pug and Copp. “That, from my perspective, is disrespectful.”
Plant remains undefeated with 21 wins with 12 by way of knockout and is the last hurdle left for Canelo in pursuit of the goal of staying as the undisputed king at 168 pounds, something a Mexican fighter has never done.
At the same time, Caleb Plant assured that there is no way that people believe that he is anywhere near the same type of fighter as Billy Joe Saunders.
Although he flattered his speed, Plant He spoke about the virtues that make him superior over the British.
“The discipline I have is greater than his, the athletic ability, the speed I have is much higher,” he added. “Billy It is fast, but it is not explosive. I hit much stronger, the height, the reach and there are a thousand other things that are in my favor. Just because we look alike they shouldn’t say that we are the same type of boxer or man. “
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– Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) May 13, 2021
Caleb Plant and Canelo’s last missing belt at 168 pounds
Plant Y Canelo faces could be seen in September of this year, a fight that so much Eddie hearn as both corners keep it among their priorities before the year is out.
The president of Matchroom He already commented that he does not expect any kind of setbacks to finalize the fight.
“The process with Plant it should start now. And from the posture of Canelo I don’t think there is any complication, “he said. Hearn. “The numbers of DAZN They were astronomical (in the Saunders fight), they sure will make a strong offer for that fight. “
Canelo is currently not linked to any television station. Therefore, it is speculated that both FOX (television station that transmits Plant) What DAZN (who broadcast last fights of Canelo) make a juicy offer. This, to keep the exhibition close to the date of commemoration of the independence of Mexico.