Caleb Plant, former super middleweight champion, texted him and challenged Jermall charlo to fight in late 2022.
“You have sent me hints, Charlo, so I will be direct “, wrote the American in his account of Twitter accompanied by a photograph. “We can do it by the end of the year. You are a simple job ”.
– CalebPlant (@SweetHandsPlant) January 9, 2022
This message arrives hours after Mike coppinger from ESPN will report that Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez wants to face Charlo on the date of May 5.
Too, Charlo shared a photo on his account Instagram training and in which he warns that he is the best super middleweight boxer today.
👀 It seems that Jermall Charlo wants to move up to super middleweight… to box against Canelo? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/a8n5Rw7bO0
– ESPN KnockOut (@ESPNKnockOut) January 10, 2022
Nowadays, Jermall is middleweight champion by the CMB. He became world champion in June 2019 by defeating by unanimous decision by cards of 120-108, 120-108 and 119-109 to Brandon adams.
After that victory he has made three successful defenses against Dennis Hogan, Sergiy Derevyanchenko and the last one was in June 2021 before Juan Marcías Montiel, whom he defeated by a broad unanimous decision.
Caleb Plant’s challenge to Jermall Charlo
However, if you want to challenge Canelo Alvarez will have to vacate the belt of the CMB at 160 lbs. At some point, he said that he is willing to make it available to be able to climb to 168 pounds.
According to the report, the plan is that Saul fight again in May of this year.
At some point there was talk of going up and challenging the cruiserweight champion of the CMB, Ilunga Makabu, but will make a mandatory defense against Thabiso Mchunu at the end of January.
Eddy reynoso said recently that they were going to wait to find out what the next step of Canelo.
Saul Alvarez defeated on November 5, 2021 Caleb Plant to become the universal champion of super middleweights.