“Don’t be surprised if it’s easier than you think,” Caleb Plant warns critics

Caleb Plant

Caleb Plant, super middleweight champion for the FIB, he sent a message to all the people who think that Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez it will run over him when they unify the super middle belts on November 6.

“When a large audience pressures me, I have always stood out,” he told a group of reporters during the function of Manny pacquiao and Yordenis Ugás. “I feel like the more people the better. I’ll do whatever it takes to get my hand up, but don’t be surprised if it’s easier than you think. “

Just last week the fight in which the first unified champion of 168 pounds will come out was made official, after months of intense negotiations and they even fell.

Originally the fight was to take place on the weekend of September 15, but due to no agreement, it was delayed until November.

“I know he has more experience than me, but everyone I have fought with has more experience,” he considered. Plant. “Experience is a factor, but not a determining factor. He’s a good fighter, but there’s no way he’s better than me and I really believe that in my heart. “

This will be the first time in 10 years that Canelo He fought three times in the same year, after in February of this year he made a mandatory fight of the CMB against Avni Yildirim and in May he removed the belt from the OMB to Billy joe saunders.

“I will not do this for the money,” he said. Caleb. “If I was doing this for money then I would have done a five week camp with four weeks of training like you did. Callum smith. I’m not doing it for the money. I want my name to be in the history books and it is for what I have worked and sacrificed ”.

Mental strength

Despite coming in as the underdog for the 168-pound unification contest, Caleb Plant assured that his mental strength will be the key to defeating Canelo Alvarez.

“Some things that I have been through in my life have helped me create a mental fortitude that perhaps others have not been because of the kind of pressure,” said the American. “A lot of these guys don’t have that mental toughness. They lose before the bell rings. You can’t defeat me before the bell rings. “

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