Caleb Plant, super middleweight champion for the FIB, he sent a harsh message to Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, with whom he will unify the belts of the 168-pound division.
“He can say what he wants, but on November 6 he will find out himself,” he said in an interview with Social Boxing. “He was calm and well. He was the one who was wrong, not me. If you put your hands on me, that’s a green light. I responded, but he was the one who reacted. He lost his cool ”.
This comes after in the promotional press conference, the Mexican boxer pushed the American, who threw a blow with an open hand.
Saul He managed to remove the blow and responded with three more, causing a wound on his right cheekbone.
“I don’t know why (he reacted like that),” he added. Plant. “He has someone in front of him who knows he’s not here to cash a check above the belt and he doesn’t like that. I think he lost his cool. Then he tried to get on and give his speech and couldn’t even speak, couldn’t get words out. So he is the one who is misbehaving. “
Plant and the message for Canelo
Caleb PlantUnbeaten in 21 of his professional matches, he assured that he is about to fulfill one of his biggest dreams and that he fought for this all his life.
“It would mean everything,” said the American. “That is the highest point in the sport. Not only to become a world champion, but to unify all the belts and become undisputed. If you really take this sport seriously, then that is your goal and that has been my goal for a long time and now I have a great opportunity in front of me.
Plant became world champion when he defeated by unanimous decision Jose Uzcategui in January 2019. Since then he has made three successful defenses against Mike lee, Vincent Feigenbutz and Caleb Truax.
“It’s there, but I feel motivated and determined by all my fights,” he said. “You don’t become a world champion by having a belt and then acting like a world champion. You have to work, walk, talk, train like a champion before you get the belt. This is how you become a world champion ”.