Caleb Plant revealed that he was shocked by the victory of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez on Billy joe saunders and analyzed the points that can help him to defeat the Guadalajara.
“I was not surprised by the victory of the Canelo“, Revealed Plant to Boxingscene.com. “Yes Billy I would have won, either, I would have been surprised “
Plant broke down the fight of May 8 in which Saul Alvarez won the British by knockout to obtain the scepter of the OMB and he believes the fight was more even than most believe.
“We saw many variables in the fight and many of them paid off as the rounds progressed,” he considered. “I think that Billy he won the first round if we just relied on activity. Canelo He didn’t do much there, but then he started to take command of the fight. Billy he started to feel good and find his rhythm from the sixth, I thought he would take command of the fight until that eighth round came. “
Alvarez He landed a right uppercut in the eighth episode that fractured the orbital bone of Saunders and it keeps him away from boxing. Even so far there is no news about an eventual return.
“I had them 5-3 before it was over,” said the American. “We were one round away from seeing them even. Billy was doing fine until he took that hit. Canelo hit at the right time, in the right place to end that fight.
It is practically a fact that Plant will be the next rival of Canelo by mid-September, in a historic fight that will have the first undisputed champion of all time in the super middleweight as the winner.
In this regard, the undefeated North American trusts that in the coming weeks all the details will be refined to make the contest official.
“I’m sure we will make it,” he confessed. “All the details will be refined in the next few dates.”