Mayweather Promotions CEO Makes His Pick for Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant Fight

Published 10/23/2021, 6:50 AM EDT


Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant will square off on November 6 for the undisputed super-middleweight title. This fight was in contention ever since the Mexican boxing star put on a beating on Billy Joe Saunders.

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Ever since its announcement, this fight has sent shock waves across the fight universe. On top of that, it has also managed to get reactions from top-notch personalities.

Recently, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions, Leonard Ellerbe, gave his predictions about this fight. Speaking to Es News, he said, “Caleb Plant. I think he’s a tremendous boxer. Canelo has shown he can be outboxed in rounds and that’s just my opinion.”

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Until now, Canelo has only lost once in 59 bouts. The defeat came at the hands of the legendary Floyd Mayweather.

Subsequently, he has only improved and has vanquished umpteen opponents. Furthermore, his thunderous knockout power has helped him bag a whopping 38 wins via T/KO.

In his November 6 appearance, Canelo will look ahead to be at his peak to finish Caleb Plant. The pair even engaged in a brawl a few days back, which eventually added some more fire to their undisputed fight.

Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant – Will it be a wild slugfest?

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Both these men waited for a colossal opportunity like this for months. And since they’re in for this bout, Caleb ‘Sweethands’ Plant and Canelo Alvarez will look to make the most out of their time in the ring on November 6 in Las Vegas.

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)

Given their feud and a shot at glory, they will look to batter each other and leave the ring with all the 168-pound straps. Hence, boxing fans can expect a slugfest.

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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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