Live updates and highlights between Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant. Follow along with FanSided on Saturday, November 6 at around 11 p.m. ET.
Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant have weight and get ready for a fight on Saturday, November 6. The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV, hosts another event. Boxing The event has broad implications for the super-average rating.
Since turning pro in 2005, Alvarez (56-1-2, 38 KOs) has risen to the top of the boxing weight list. He’s the sport’s most popular fighter, and he proved it by packing the Grand Garden Arena with his fans the day before the bout during weight time. Expect Alvarez’s huge following in mass.
Plant (21-0, 12 KOs) lacks Alvarez’s experience and background, but the 29-year-old from Ashland City, TN, will try to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr as the only other fighter to beat Alvarez. The odds are stacked against Plant, but the IBF champion can surprise everyone and leave plenty of room for chance.
Alvarez and Plant do not like each other very much. Their altercation in their first press conference proved it, but the ongoing bad blood helps spice up this matchup. Alvarez has WBA, WBC and WBO titles, and the winner becomes the undisputed super middleweight champion.
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Live updates and highlights between Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant
Plant rushed out with thrusts into Alvarez’s body. He managed to keep Alvarez away with quick stabs to the head. Alvarez was patient and slowly crept forward.
Alvarez carefully found the opening and scored with his right hand. He quickly caught Plant on the rope and scored in a combination. Plant shows a lot of nervous energy, while Alvarez looks very calm.
Alvarez continued his methodical trek down to the Plant. He started using his right hand more and mixed in the left hook to get a good measurement. Plant swings outward, and his powers look ineffective.
Plant relies on jabs and head movement but isn’t connected to any meaningful punches. Alvarez found it very easy to close the gap.
Plant tried to score early on, but those were nasty punches. Alvarez stayed in his defensive shell while moving forward. Plants are more elusive on the outside and use a lot of energy that revolves around the outside.
Plant did better on landing but received a solid left hook from Alvarez. He eats punches deliciously.
Alvarez had a combo that rocked Plant in the soles of his boot. Plant got stuck on the wire, and Alvarez let him have it. The crows went wild because of Alvarez, and Plant’s face began to turn red.
Alvarez dominates the round and can demoralize Plant.
Alvarez shows confidence with powerful punches. The crowd erupted into Mexican chants as Alvarez continued the action. He was cautioned for a low strike, and Plant was cautioned for holding out.
They exchange punches in the center ring as Plant tries to show Alvarez that he’s not afraid of him. The tree started to hold when Alvarez got too close for comfort. Plant developed a bad habit of bowing, and Alvarez seemed to have caught up with him.
Plant holds Alvarez’s left hand, and Alvarez belts him with his right hand. Alvarez repeatedly pushed him into the rope and immobilized him with an electric strike and left hook. Plant looked painful and like a deer in the headlights.
Alvarez began to connect more clearly than at any point in the war. Plant’s stock fell during this round as Alvarez took full control.
Plant tried to return his shot, but scored. However, Alvarez passed through it and threw a staked right hand. Plants are stalled due to holding.
Alvarez swung his arms with bad intentions but didn’t always land. Plant caught Alvarez with a rope but did nothing when given the chance. Alvarez played cat and mouse and mocked Plant. There was a clash of heads, but no damage occurred.
Alvarez started the round well and started targeting Plant’s body more. Alvarez scored with some coordination, and Plant managed to roll with punches. He did a commendable job but still had to take some punishment.
Plant has also entered the body, but the difference in strength is obvious. Plant ran in the final minutes, as FanSided predicted he would in the later stages of the skirmish.
The rounds began to lack each other in the style of Plant trying to attack outside, with Alvarez eventually coming in and knocking out some substantial punches. In recognition of Plant’s merits, he captured Alvarez’s power very well.
Plant shows off his conditioning by constantly moving outside while putting on some counter punches.
Alvarez heats up with body punches. Plants continued to retreat. His punch to the counter wasn’t much effective and had to resort to holding.
Alvarez fights more on the inside, and Plant looks a step slower. Plant put up a few fouls, but Alvarez rocked him with a left hook to the head.
Alvarez and Plant trade early. Plant appeared to be in a hurry but was hooked by a hook on his left side, stunning him. A combination of Alvarez dropped him.
Plant stood up on unsteady legs, and Alvarez punished him with a rope. He drove down the right hand to plant Trees on the canvas. That is over. Canelo won in round 11 TKO.
Alvarez is the undisputed super-middleweight world champion.
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Canelo Alvarez beat Caleb Plant via TKO round 11
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