Caleb Plant, super middleweight champion of the FIB, broke the silence after the collapse of negotiations with Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez to unify the 168-pound middle belts on Sept. 18 and said money has never been his motivation in boxing.
“It has never been about money for me and that is what they cannot understand,” he posted. Plant in a message on your account Instagram. “It’s never been the driving force behind me, that’s why it’s easy to stay disciplined and hungry after being a 24/7 fighter. Money is not what I go for and it is not what pushes me to continue and I wish that his favorite fighter feels the same way.
The words of Plant They arrive after the negotiations for the fight fell, since PBC
refused to pay guaranteed 40 million to the Canelowhether or not he will fight with Plant.
Given this, the own Plant took the news with humor and uploaded an image to his story of Instagram in which he said that he even had his suit ready to sign the agreement.
Caleb is still the last obstacle standing in the way of Canelo Alvarez to be the undisputed champion of the middleweights.
Future of Canelo
However, in recent weeks it was reported that they entered into negotiations with the Russian Dmitry Bivol Y Artur Beterbiev He raised his hand to fight the man from Guadalajara.
Both fighters have already said that they welcome fighting with Saul, since the Mexican is the boxer who currently offers the largest bag in the sport.
According to the latest report, the most advanced rival in the negotiations is Bivol, but it would be at an agreed weight between 168 and 175 pounds.