Boxing will have its first undisputed super middleweight champion on November 6 when WBA (Super), WBO and WBC champion Canelo Alvarez faces IBF champion Caleb Plant at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Canelo’s journey to become undisputed started last December when he dominated Callum Smith to claim the WBC and WBA (Super) 168-pound titles. After making a defense against Avni Yildirim in February, Canelo captured the WBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of Billy Joe Saunders in May. If he beats Plant, he’ll have accomplished the feat of becoming the undisputed champion in less than a year.
But Plant doesn’t plan on just handing over his IBF title.
The 29-year-old won his piece of the crown in 2019 when he defeated Jose Uzcategui. He’s made three consecutive title defenses with stoppages against Mike Lee and Vincent Feigenbutz as well as a unanimous decision over Caleb Truax.
But Canelo is far better than anyone that Plant has ever faced.
Cane Plant (21-0, 12 KOs) put an end to Canelo’s reign as the #1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world or will Canelo (56-1-2, 38 KOs) further cement his legacy by becoming the first undisputed super middleweight champion in boxing history?
Here’s everything you need to know about Canelo vs. Plant.
When is Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant?
- Date: Saturday, November 6
- Main card: 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
- Main event approx: 11:30 p.m. ET/8:30 p.m. PT
The Canelo vs. Plant card takes place on Saturday, November. The main card begins at 9 p.m. ET in the United States. Canelo and Plant are expected to make their walks to the ring at around 11:30 p.m. ET, pending on the outcome of the earlier main card fights.
How to watch Canelo vs. Plant
- U.S.: Showtime PPV ($79.99)
The Canelo vs. Plant fight will stream live on Showtime pay-per-view in the United States. The card costs $79.99.
Where is the Canelo vs. Plant fight?
The card will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This will be Canelo’s seventh time competing at the MGM Grand Garden while Plant will be making his second appearance in the arena.
Canelo vs. Plant betting odds
- Canelo Alvarez: -1250
- Caleb Plant: +630
- Draw: +2600
Alvarez opened as a -1250 favorite against Plant, which means you’ll need to bet $1,250 to win $100. Meanwhile, Plant is a +630 underdog, meaning if you bet $100, you could win $630.
For updated odds, check the listings provided at the FanDuel sportsbook.
Canelo Alvarez record and bio
- Nationality: Mexican
- Age: 30
- Height: 5-9
- Reach: 70 1/2 inches
- Total fights: 58
- Record: 56-1-2 with 38 KOs
Caleb Plant record and bio
- Nationality: American
- Born: July 8, 1992
- Height: 6-1
- Reach: 74 inches
- Total fights: 20
- Record: 21-0 with 12 knockouts
Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant fight card
- Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant for WBC, WBA, IBF, WBO super middleweight championship
- Elvis Rodriguez vs. Juan Pablo Romero; super lightweight
- Rey Vargas vs. Leonardo Baez; super bantamweight
- Anthony Dirrell vs. Marcos Hernandez; super middleweight
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