Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant Brawls Out: Ryan Garcia, Claressa Shields, Devin Haney, and Other Reacts

Published 09/22/2021, 6:52 AM EDT


It was shocking to see Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant trade blows at the recent face-off, way before their scheduled scrap on November 6. Although security was quick to separate them, Alvarez and Plant had already provided an intense moment by that time. The two had landed shots on each other, in what appeared to be a slap from Plant’s side and a counter hook from Alvarez.

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Undefeated IBF super-middleweight champion, Plant also suffered a cut below his eye. Hence, the minor brawl was actually a heated physical altercation that could have been much worse. However, it has intensified the upcoming unification fight for some obvious reasons.

The winner of the showdown will be the first to hold four world titles simultaneously in the 168lbs division’s history. Thus, the recent altercation has added the necessary spice to the historic title fight. Meanwhile, several people have already seen the scuffle as a contest, putting their opinion on the whole scenario.

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Umpteen netizens applauded Alvarez’s countershot abilities, a portion of which was reflected in the latest brawl. Meanwhile, others expressed their shock at the scenario via Twitter. Here’s how the boxing world reacted to the media altercation between Plant and Alvarez.

Some boxing fans also chimed in on the debate.

 

Meanwhile, the scuffle appeared to have been costly for IBF champion Caleb Plant. Although he didn’t take any severe injuries, the cut below his eye gave him a taste of Alvarez’s prowess. However, the P4P king has justified his actions, revealing the root cause of the entire feud.

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While the 168 lbs champions were locked in an intense face-off, they suddenly began hitting the other. They had clearly shared a piece of verbal war, which the P4P king revealed in his media interaction after the whole scenario. Moreover, he took to social media to warn his rival.

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In a chat with the reporters, Canelo Alvarez said, “Oh, he talked about my mum. He said ‘you motherf**ker’ so you passed the line right there, so that’s why I pushed him, and then he came back with a left hook. That’s what happened.”

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However, the talking has just begun and there’s still a handful of pre-fight events incoming. So the ongoing situation can offer some more entertaining moments as we get closer to the fight date.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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