Canelo-Plant or Usman-Covington 2 – Which Fight Should You Watch?

Published 10/26/2021, 11:49 AM EDT

November 6 will prove to be a treat for combat sports lovers. This is because both MMA and boxing will roll out some of the most iconic fights of 2021 on that date. On the boxing side, there will be the p4p star, Canelo Alvarez, who’ll lock horns with Caleb Plant for the undisputed super-middleweight title.


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On the other side, there’ll be another war between the UFC welterweight champ, Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. The Plant vs Alvarez bout and the Usman vs Covington 2 fight have sent shock waves across the combat world already. As these fights inch closer, it’s getting difficult for the fans to make up their minds on which fight to watch.

That said, here we look at and analyze the Plant vs Alvarez and the Usman vs Covington 2 battle to make it easier for the fans to pick either of the two fights to watch.


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Where to watch Canelo-Plant and Usman Covington 2? 

Boxing lovers in the US can watch the Alvarez vs Plant fight on Fox PPV. On the other hand, UK fans can watch this event live on BT Sport.

Moving on Usman vs Covington 2 will get broadcasted on ESPN+.

Canelo-Plant and Usman Covington 2 fight timings

The Canelo vs Plant fight will begin on November 6, Saturday at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The timings of the main card aren’t available. On the other hand, Usman vs Covington 2’s main card will commence at 10 p.m. ET.

Canelo-Plant fight card

  • Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant
  • Andre Dirrell vs. Marcos Hernandez
  • Rey Vargas vs. Leonardo Baez
  • Elvis Rodríguez vs. Juan Pablo Romero

Usman vs Covington 2 fight card

The Usman vs Covington 2 fight card will feature some of the biggest names in the UFC. The entire fight card looks promising. However, here let’s just look at the top 3-fights of this card.

  • Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2
  • Rose Namajunas vs Weili Zhang 2
  • Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler


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Canelo-Plant or Usman Covington 2 – which fight should you tune into?

Both the events are decorated in their own way. The UFC 268 fight card might turn out to be a truly violent event because of its fighters. And the Alvarez vs Plant bout might witness some one-sided action.

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However, nothing can be predicted as of right now. But, one thing is clear, and that is whichever event fans tune in to, they’ll definitely not end up regretting their choice.

Which event will you be going for?

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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.