Viral Picture Shows Caleb Plant’s Glasses Flying Off as Canelo Alvarez Lands a Slap

Published 09/23/2021, 6:30 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


A couple of days back, Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant attended their pre-fight press conference. The entire boxing fraternity was excited about this event as this was the first time when both these stalwarts were coming face to face. But what happened in this press event shook everyone to the core. Both Alvarez and Plant got into a scuffle and security had to jump in to separate the two.

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The duo trash-talked each other extensively and suddenly Alvarez pushed ‘Sweethands’. In response, the IBF champ came in to land a left hook which was dodged by the p4p king. Post that, Alvarez slapped Plant and the latter’s glasses went flying off.

Recently, Michael Benson shared a couple of images on his Twitter, where one can clearly see that Alvarez knocked off Plant’s glasses.

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Alvarez and Plant are set to fight each other on November 6th. The pair will contend for all the super-middleweight titles on the line and the winner will cement himself as the undisputed 168-pound champ.

That said, the hype behind this contest is insane and the responsibility this bout carries is immense. Both the fighters recognize the importance of this fight. Accordingly, they both will look to make a statement when they finally get to face each other in the ring.

Alvarez is an obvious favorite in this encounter for the record he possesses. He wants to make the most out of this boxing appearance and now his rift with Plant just adds to the buildup of this contest.

Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant – Will this fight go the distance?

Plant and Alvarez are both capable of ending the fight in a flash and taking it the distance as well. However, the Mexican star has an edge here as he boasts of some solid knockout power.

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Alvarez will look to capitalize on every single mistake made by Plant. But if ‘Sweethands’ arrives with intent, coupled with a calculated game plan, he will certainly have the chance to score an upset against Alvarez.

This contest has all the ingredients of a boxing match that will go down in history. What do you think?

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Who will you be rooting for in this bout?

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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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