Caleb Plant Fight Purse: How Much Money Did He Make in His Last Five Bouts?

Published 11/03/2021, 1:45 PM EDT
NASHVILLE, TN – FEBRUARY 15: Caleb Plant of United States poses with his championship belt after defeating Vincent Feigenbutz of Germany in their IBF world super middleweight championship bout at Bridgestone Arena on February 15, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. Plant defeats Feigenbutz by TKO during the tenth round. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)


Caleb Plant ranks among the most consistent fighters of recent times. He doesn’t stay in the limelight much, but Plant has slowly and steadily captivated everyone’s attention with his clean track record and stupendous boxing skills.

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Right from the beginning, his intent was clear on becoming the champ at any weight class he fought in. That said, after much consistency and some slick display of his prowess, Plant finally became the IBF super-middleweight champion in 2019.

With some eye-catching performances, Plant has bagged some noteworthy paychecks too. That said, here we look at some of his fight earnings and determine whether he’s the richest boxer at present.

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Caleb Plant vs. Caleb Truax fight purse

Plant‘s last fight was against Caleb Truax for his IBF title defense. ‘Sweethands’ was an unquestionable favorite in this contest and he performed as was expected. That said, he put on a beating on Truax to end up on the winning vertical via a unanimous decision.

In this fight, he took home a cheque of $750,000 alongside his IBF strap.

Caleb Plant vs. Vincent Feigenbutz fight purse

No information available on Plant’s earnings.

Caleb Plant vs. Mike Lee fight purse

In 2019, Caleb Plant entered the boxing ring against Mike Lee for his very first IBF title defense. Both the fighters displayed an immaculate track record. As a result, this was a high-stakes contest. Boxing pundits couldn’t predict on a winner for the fight, as both Plant and Lee had some stern skills under their belts.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 20: Caleb Plant prepares for his IBF super middleweight title fight against Mike Lee at MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 20, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Plant retained his title with a third-round TKO. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

But what ‘Sweethands’ did in the fight was not short of magic. He knocked Lee down multiple times, finally ending the fight in round 3. In this fight, Caleb Plant again banked around $750,000.

Caleb Plant vs. Jose Uzcategui fight purse

This fight was the toughest boxing bout for Caleb. Both Plant and Uzcategui competed for the IBF super-middleweight world title and they were hungry to get a win at the biggest of stages. Plant knocked his adversary down twice in the fight.

This was a violent clash and ‘Sweethands’ even suffered a cut on the eye due to an accidental headbutt. However, after a hard-fought battle, Plant claimed a win, thus making $150,000 for this fight.

Caleb Plant vs. Rogelio Medina fight purse

No information available on Plant’s earnings.

How much money will Caleb Plant make against Canelo Alvarez?

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Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant will square off on November 6 for the undisputed super-middleweight fight. This is one of the most highly anticipated fights of 2021 and fans cannot wait to see what happens between the two.

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 21: (L-R) Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant during a face-off before a press conference ahead of their super middleweight fight on November 6 at The Beverly Hilton on September 21, 2021 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

In this contest, Plant is set to bag a $10 million paycheck. Along with other accolades, this fight holds an exuberant monetary reward for the American fighter. That said, he’ll come in with his absolute best to overpower his rival, Alvarez, and leave the ring with all the super-middleweights belts to his name.

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It’ll be interesting to see who among the two comes out on top. Who will you be rooting for in this fight?

Watch this story – Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant Stats: Record, Age, Height, Reach, and Knockout Ratio

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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