Reports: Canelo Alvarez Likely to Return on PPV for Caleb Plant Fight

Published 07/21/2021, 5:30 AM EDT
May 7, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; Boxer Canelo Alvarez blows kisses to the fans during weigh ins for his super middleweight boxing title fight against Billy Joe Saunders at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports


Over the past few years, Canelo Alvarez has stayed highly active in the boxing world. With his sheer brilliance and ability to tackle opponents, he has challenged himself every step of the way, thus pinning himself as the pound-for-pound king of the game. For now, the Mexican boxer has his attention keenly set on claiming all the super-middleweight titles.

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Moreover, Alvarez is now just one step away from creating history and becoming the undisputed star at the 168-pound weight class. That said, his team is in some serious talks with the IBF champ, Caleb Plant.

And according to ESPN, a fight between these two is in the works for September 18.

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It is also reported that Saul Alvarez has bagged a one-fight offer from Al-Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions. Hence, there is a high chance that he may claim his biggest paycheck to date against Plant.

In his last fight against Billy Joe Saunders, Alvarez looked phenomenal and stole the show. With that win, he proved his worth to one and all again and lined himself for a fight against ‘Sweethands’.

Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant – The best super-middleweight clash of 2021

The boxing fans have witnessed some high-voltage super-middleweight collisions this year. But the Alvarez vs Plant fight holds a different significance altogether and fans are eager to see this thrilling encounter.

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NASHVILLE, TN – FEBRUARY 14: Caleb Sweethands Plant poses on stage during weigh-ins on February 14, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. Caleb Plant will defend his super middleweight title against Vincent Feigenbutz of Germany Saturday February 15th at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

Both the pugilists are themselves aware of the hype and attention this bout carries. And accordingly, they’ll bring in their absolute best to counter each other.

It’ll be interesting to see if this fight really comes to fruition on September 18th. Who do you see getting crowned as the undisputed king of this weight class? Do you think Canelo can get past Caleb Plant in the biggest bout of his career?

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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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