Chris arreola gave his reasons why he believes that the super middleweight champion of the FIB, Caleb Plant, will beat Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez next November 6 when the division is unified.
“I go with Caleb Plant“Said the Mexican American to FightHype. “He’s a big guy, as tall as Canelo, he has very good power in his fists and he knows how to defend himself as well.”
Arreola feels that Canelo is one of the best fighters in the world, but I think the ability of Plant it will be a problem that Saúl will have to know how to deal with if he does not want to receive a surprise.
“I love the ability to PlantHe has fast hands and great reflexes ”, he pointed out. “Canelo He has great ability and is one of the best in the world right now. I feel like maybe boxing from Caleb and their size can cause problems for Canelo“.
In the first instance, it seemed that the fight would not take place, after the initial negotiations fell in which they sought to schedule the contest for the weekend of the independence of Mexico
However, after the team from Guadalajara sought to fight with Dmitry Bivol, light heavyweight champion for the OMB, they resumed conversations with Plant and they will unify the super middle division on November 6.
Canelo Alvarez He is already training in the gym of the Canelo Team on San Diego, California, for more than a month, after defeating Billy joe saunders in May of this year.
While Caleb Plant fought for the last time in January of this year against Caleb Truax, whom he dominated during the 12 rounds to earn the unanimous decision by triple 120-108.
For its part, Chris arreola comes from falling against Andy Ruiz on May 1, 2021 by unanimous decision, after the three judges saw Andy win 117-110, 118-109 and 118-109.
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