When Is Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant Fight? – Date, Venue, and Contract Details Revealed

Published 08/20/2021, 2:14 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


It seems that the hardcore boxing fans’ wish to see the mighty Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant fight has finally come true. The undisputed super-middleweight bout between these two stalwarts is set to take place in a massive setting. Earlier, the two teams got in touch, but they couldn’t finalize a deal.

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However, looking at the hype and attention this fight carries, they resumed the fight talks, and now, it is finally on. But when is this fight taking place? Will it be a one-fight deal or a two-fight signing?

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Michael Benson took it to Twitter to detail some important highlights of this fight. This contest will now come to life on November 6th in Las Vegas for all the 168-pound straps.

Further, the renowned boxing journalist, Dan Rafael, detailed the important parts of this fight contract on his Twitter handle. He wrote, As it relates to #CaneloPlant, per source with knowledge of the deal, it is a one-fight agreement with PBC, no options. Canelo is a free agent after the bout,  although he has a rematch clause should Plant pull the upset.”

The fans have waited for this fight ever since Canelo destroyed Billy Joe Saunders in May 2021. Everyone seemed optimistic to see the undisputed title fight come to life by September.

However, now, as the two fighters and their teams are now in total sync, they’ll immediately look to kick off their campaigns for the November fight.

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

The Plant vs Alvarez fight will gather countless eyeballs for obvious reasons. Both the fighters have a certain set of skills, which they’ll look to bring in this clash.

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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 P4P boxing king will be an undeniable favorite in this fight because of his out-of-the-box prowess and conduct in the ring. Despite that, Plant will walk in with full confidence and will look to pull off an upset.

Hence, it’ll be interesting to see who among the two gets his hand raised and leaves the ring with all the super-middleweight belts on November 6th.

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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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