‘Most Fighters Don’t Even Look Like This on the Scale’: Caleb Plant in Insane Shape Ahead of the Canelo Alvarez Fight

Published 10/23/2021, 2:52 PM EDT
NASHVILLE, TN – FEBRUARY 15: Caleb Plant celebrates 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 defeated Feigenbutz by TKO during the tenth round. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)


The clock is ticking for the undisputed super-middleweight slugfest between Caleb Plant and Canelo Alvarez. They will lock horns on November 6 at the iconic MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The winner of this main-event will register his name in the history books as the maiden 168-pound champion.

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That said, the hype behind this bout is insane for obvious reasons. Moreover, the fighters are themselves excited to take up the ring space against each other and settle their colossal feud. On top of that, they’re on the brink of reaching the final stages of their preparations.

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Recently, Showtime Sports released a short video on Plant and Alvarez, taking snippets from their workouts and more. Here, the IBF super-middleweight champ, Caleb Plant, looked in the shape of his life. Showing off his physique, Plant said, “Most fighters don’t even look like this on the scale.”

The p4p star is the toughest opponent for Caleb Plant. As a result, the American fighter is leaving no stones unturned in his preparations for this fight.

A few days back, Alvarez and ‘Sweethands’ were involved in their pre-fight press conference. Here, the pair abruptly entered a brawl while they were in a face-off. This left everyone in awe, as no one expected either of the boxers to get livid with each other to this extent.

This brawl ignited a substantial fire in both Canelo and Plant. Consequently, both of them will come in with an intent to smother each other on November 6, at the biggest of stages.

Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant – Who is a favorite to win this fight?

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Alvarez holds an experience of the world and he’ll walk into this fight as a favorite without a doubt. However, Plant displays an immaculate boxing stint, and he too has some weight to his name. So it’s a tough call.

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)

Both the boxers are capable of finishing the fight in a flash or taking it to the last bell. But, the man with the better composure and mindset on fight night will attain a win for sure.

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As per your assessment, who will stand taller in the fight? We’re awaiting your predictions in the comments section.

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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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