“Sorry About the Mother****** Incident”: Canelo Alvarez Reveals Conversation With Caleb Plant After Knockout Win

Published 11/07/2021, 1:35 AM EDT


Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant entered an electric MGM Grand Garden Arena. From the very start, it was clear who the fan favorite was. While the entire crowd chanted Canelo’s name, they booed Plant as he entered the ring and while the ring announcer introduced him.

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Alvarez and Plant went 11 rounds against each other, after which Canelo secured the finish.

After going 11 rounds with ‘Sweethands’ Plant, Canelo revealed what the two spoke about after his victory as they embraced inside the ring. “We’re men at the end. He wanted to still fight me, wanted to still continue.”

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“And I told him, there’s no shame, we had a great fight today. Then he told me ‘Sorry about the mother****** incident that happened. I didn’t mean it that way.’ And I say, at the end of the day we are a mans, everything is okay, and keep going,” said Canelo.

The Mexican put on yet another impressive display.

After his performance, he thanked his family and friends. In the post-fight chat, he said, “I wanna thank everyone here tonight. It hasn’t been easy to get to this point. With your support, my family, my team, we’ve got really far. This is for everybody, especially from Mexico. It’s another one for our team, but we did it tonight. It signifies so much for the history of Mexico, to be an undisputed champion.”

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Canelo Alvarez makes history

Following his 11th round stoppage of IBF champion Caleb Plant, on November 6, in front of an electric crowd, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez became the first-ever ‘undisputed’ Super-middleweight champion of the world. He also became the first Mexican to become the undisputed champion in the four-belt era.

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Canelo now joins the ranks of just six other fighters in the sport’s history that have accomplished this feat. He said, “We’re only six, it keeps me very happy, very motivated, to be one of the 6 undisputed champions of the world.”

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What did you make of his win? Who do you think Canelo should fight next?

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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