Carl Frampton, world champion boxer, assured that Caleb Plant is a different rival for Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, because he has not shown him any sign of respect.
“Canelo normally it is the type and everyone enters and they are respectful ”, indicated in BT Sport Boxing. “’I am fighting with Canelo, Thank you for the opportunity’. This type (Plant) has shown something different, has not shown respect ”.
It will be this November 6 when Saul and Caleb unify the belts of the super middle division in the MGM Grand from The Vegas, Nevada.
“He has talked about positive doping, which is a big stain in the career of Canelo, but (Plant) mentioned it and also said a lot and that’s something that definitely annoys Canelo and Eddy reynoso, too ”, added the Northern Irish champion.
Plant has been a harsh critic of Eddy and Canelo, after what Oscar Valdez tested positive for phentermine prior to his contest against Robson Conceicao.
In addition, during the promotional press conference they had an altercation that ended in beatings.
“I think it will be a good fight, I think Plant It will give him some problems in some rounds, “he said. And I can’t see beyond Canelo. I feel like he’s at his best right now and can probably keep improving. Some of his recent results have been incredible. “
Too Carl Frampton He spoke of the support that Andre Ward is giving to Caleb Plant during its preparation.
“Andre Ward has supported Caleb Plant”, He commented. “I’m not sure about that. Andre it is wrong and I think that this is wrong ”.
Plant, different rival for Canelo
This will be the fifth fight of Saul Alvarez in the super middleweight division, after he went up in December 2018 to challenge Rocky fielding for the championship of the AMB.
After dropping to 160 pounds and subsequently climbing to 175, Canelo fought with Callum smith with the belts of the AMB and CMB in Game. The Mexican defeated him by unanimous decision.
He later faced Avni Yildirim in a mandatory fight and then took away the championship of the OMB to Billy joe saunders, whom he knocked out in the eighth round and fractured his right cheekbone.