Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez claimed that the fight with Caleb Plant it will be simpler than that of Billy Joe Saunders.
“Yes, the same, but different because Billy joe saunders he is left-handed and Caleb Plant right, ”he said during The Last Stand Podcast. “So I think it will be a little easier for me.”
In May of this year, the boxer from Guadalajara faced the British, who had the championship of the OMB of the super median division, while Canelo had the one of CMB and AMB.
Although the fight was close, by the seventh round Saul He landed a right uppercut that fractured the right cheekbone to Billy joe. For that reason, he could no longer go to the eighth round and the victory went to the Jalisco.
Now on November 6 he will unify all the belts against Plant at MGM Grand Garden from The Vegas, Nevada.
“The first round will be difficult for its style,” he predicted. Canelo. But I know how to break his style. Maybe after five rounds, I’m going to start doing my thing. “
Canelo’s fifth fight at 168 pounds
This will be the fifth match I have Saul at 168 lbs. The first time he went up to super middleweight was against Rocky fielding in December 2018, whom he knocked out in three rounds.
After going down to medium and going up to light, Alvarez stayed in the super medium category in December 2020 by beating Callum smith by unanimous decision and keep the belts of the CMB and AMB.
Later he defended them before Avni Yildirim and against Billy joe saunders, whom he knocked out.
“I am more mature, stronger, a more complete boxer, with more experience,” he mentioned. Saul Alvarez. “I am a complete boxer now. I’m at the peak (of my career) ”.