Andre Ward, a former world champion in two different divisions and now a boxing analyst for ESPN, gave his forecast of the fight between Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and Caleb Plant, and assured that the American will win by knockout.
“It’s a great fight and a great opportunity for a boxer like Caleb Plant”, Noted in Max On Boxing. “I love the moment in his career where he has fought with good competition and has the qualities to get to the next level.”
Ward has been part of the training camp of Plant and it has helped him in his preparation for next November 6, when they unify the four belts of the super middle division.
“You have to try it,” he said. Andre from Caleb. “I love the moments of improvement and will have his chance against Canelo on November 6. Trust me, he won’t make it to 12 ”.
Saul was neither concerned nor bothered that Ward is helping Plant for the confrontation, as he pointed out that the only ones who will get into the ring will be the two of them.
In addition, he predicted that the knockout will come after the seventh round, after the fight becomes difficult in the first rounds.
“He couldn’t connect that slap to Canelo at the press conference, ”he said. “The defense of Canelo it is real. Got to hit him in the ring now and Canelo Know what (Plant) goes for him. He has the skill, he has the skill set, but he has to show up. “
The knockouts of Caleb Plant and Canelo Álvarez
In his 21 fights as a professional boxer, Caleb Plant remains undefeated with 12 victories via chloroform.
The last time he got a knockout was in February 2020, in his second defense of the LA super middleweight championship. FIB. On that occasion he detained Vincent Feigenbutz in the tenth round.
For its part, Canelo Alvarez comes from defeating his last two opponents by knockout. In May of this year, he even broke the right cheekbone to Billy joe saunders.