“I Got Scars From This”: Caleb Plant’s Grueling Training for David Benavidez Fight Leaves Boxing World Jaw-Dropped

Published 03/15/2023, 11:29 AM EDT

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Precisely ten days from now, MGM Grand Arena will light up with one of the biggest showdowns of recent times. Former IBF Super Middleweight champion Caleb Plant will meet reigning WBC Interim Super Middleweight champion David Benavidez on March 25. The latter is a high-octane striker who prefers obliterating his opponents in the early rounds of the fight. On the other hand, Plant, a pure technical boxer, prefers staying outside using jabs and counter-punches.

Hence in all probability, Sweethands will try to burn out a swarmer like Benavidez over the rounds. The preparation is in full swing at both camps, and often fans and followers get a glimpse of their icon’s routine and training.

Today early morning, Caleb Plant shared footage of his taxing training regimen that astonished the viewers, and many among them shared their thoughts and wished the very best.


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Plant messaged, “Blood, sweat, and tears, I went hard for this; I got scars from this.

Fans rally behind Caleb Plant 

@MarkCol16352305 told Plant to dispatch off Benavidez quickly and attached the famous quote from the most extraordinary Muhammad Ali, “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion’.

@King_Khan_20 told Plant how everyone wants him to succeed. Adding further, he should go ahead and astound the world!

@BurnerBae5 mentioned how Benavidez is pushing the panic button thanks to Plant. He wished the boxer the best and told him to reclaim his place in the world.

@Teddy__grahamz said that Plant should continue working hard and be a role model to many who repeatedly face hurdles and comments like, “you don’t have the right look to make it.” He should never forget that person’s motivations and emotions are invisible to the naked eye.

@MMKM365 expressed complete faith in Plant’s abilities. He urged the former champion to keep his wits about and never stop being good to others even when odds and difficulties scale up against him. A person has to work hard and get what he wants; nothing in life is free.

@NGuy248 shared that if he placed a bet, it would be on Caleb Plant. It’s high time he should go and grab what belonged to him.


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The collision of two opposing style masters will surely give all the viewers a memorable night. While reportedly Benavidez seems to have a higher chance of winning, nobody seems willing to take a chance on ruling out Plant either.


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What is your take on the reactions? Do share your views and opinions with us in the comments below.



Jaideep R Unnithan

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After completing 18 years in the corporate sector, Jaideep decided to make a move out of the comfort zone and follow his heart's calling to becoming a writer. His understanding of Boxing began with Iron Mike's debut as an 18 year old in 1985. Like anyone and everyone else, he holds Muhammad Ali as the greatest, though his personal favorite remains the 'PacMan' Manny Pacquiao for his speed and sheer toughness.

Edited By: Arijit Saha