Super-middleweight world champion Canelo Alvarez is set to defend his WBC, WBA and WBO titles against Caleb Plant.
Plant will also have his IBF crown on the line, with the two men looking to become the first-ever undisputed world champion at 168 pounds.
The Mexican Alvarez will be looking to go one step further than boxing great Joe Calzaghe, who also held 3 titles in the weight class.
Here’s all you need to know about the upcoming fight between Alvarez and Plant:
UPDATE 22nd September: Dana White blasts Showtime after Canelo vs Plant brawl
UFC president Dana White tears into Showtime after Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant's chaotic first face-off ahead of their fight in November.
Slow-motion footage of the press conference brawl shows that both fighters were protecting their knuckles.
UPDATE 21st September: Canelo lands solid punch on Plant during press conference brawl!
UPDATE 14th September: Footage of Canelo demonstrating his terrifying power in training has emerged on social media!
UPDATE 9th September: Who is the favourite?
UPDATE 9th September: How to buy tickets
UPDATE 9th September: What date is the fight?
UPDATE 6th August: Many fans have been wondering where the fight between Canelo and Plant will be held.
The fight has been confirmed for Saturday 6th November 2021 and will be taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Canelo is currently the favourite to win the contest at 1/10, whilst Plant is 11/2. The odds for a draw currently stand at 25/1.
Credit to SkyBet for the odds
Tickets are not yet on sale for Alvarez’s first fight in Vegas since 2019. The bout will be taking place in the MGM Grand and ticket information is expected to be released shortly.
- Alvarez enters the fight with a 56-1-2 record, with 38 of those wins coming via KO
- Plant enters the contest with a 21-0-0 record, with 12 of those wins coming via KO
It has not been confirmed where the Canelo vs Plant fight will be streamed; however, it is very likely to be available on DAZN.
The DAZN streaming service is available for £7.99 per month and was launched in the UK at the start of the year.
Matchroom Boxing signed an exclusive deal with the broadcaster provider, and several of the promotion's events will be shown exclusively on the service, including the Fight Camp series that has been taking place from Matchroom HQ in Brentwood, Essex.
The undercard for the event has not yet been confirmed; however, we expect names to be announced in the coming weeks/months.
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