WBA (Super), WBC, WBO and The Ring Super Middleweight Champion Canelo Álvarez and IBF Super Middleweight Champion Caleb Plant will clash in the boxing ring to crown the first undisputed super middleweight champion. The event is also billed “On the Road to Undisputed.”
Find the complete details for Canelo vs Plant Boxing PPV – date, time, location, start time, tale of the tape, undercard, how to watch live streaming, tickets and more details.
Date, Time, Location
Canelo Alvarez returned to super-middleweight division with a fight WBA(Super) & The Ring Super Middleweight Champion Callum Smith on December 19, 2020. He won the match via unanimous decision which also had the vacant WBC Super Middleweight title on the line. Alvarez later defended those titles against Anvi Yildirim and Billy Joe Saunders. The fight against Saunders also had the vacant WBO Super Middleweight title on the line.
Caleb Plant won the IBF Super Middleweight title back in January 2019 by defeating the reigning champion José Uzcátegui. He has since defeated Mike Lee(TKO), Vincent Feigenbutz(TKO), and Caleb Traux to successfully retain the title.
A fight between two champions is interesting due to multiple reasons. With WBA(Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, and the Ring – all super-middleweight titles will be on the line and the winner will be crowned as the first-ever undisputed Super Middleweight World Champion.
Plant has been undefeated in his 21 professional boxing fights and has been a champion for more than 30 months now. Canelo has also lost just one fight out of 57 while competing in several different weight classes.
Canelo is currently ranked as #1 pound-for-pound boxer in the world by ESPN, Box Rec, The Ring, TBRB, and Boxing Writers Association of America as well as the world’s best active super middleweight. Plant is ranked at #3 in the super-middleweight division by The Ring and TBRB, and #7 by Box Rec and ESPN.
After initial discussions, a deal was about to be completed between the two camps for September 18, 2021. However, the talks broke down and Canelo went into discussions for other fights. The talks were restarted with a projected fight for November 2021. Canelo announced on his Instagram page in August that the fight will take place on November 6, 2021.
How To Watch
Canelo vs Plant is a Showtime PPV and will be available via Showtime app and website in the United States. It is also expected that the PPV will be available to buy via Fite TV and other PPV carriers. We will add the complete details a few days before the event.
Internationally, the event will air on DAZN app and website via subscription.
Canelo vs Plant PPV will take place at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The upper deck tickets are available for around $800-1000. The middle deck is available for $1400-2000. The ringside tickets are available for $2500 and upwards. The tickets are available to buy at the below link.
Tale of the Tape
|Boxer Name||Saul Alvarez||Caleb Plant|
|Titles||WBA (Super), WBC, WBO and The Ring Super Middleweight Champion||IBF Super Middleweight Champion|
|Height||5′ 9″ (175 cm)||6′ 1″ (185 cm)|
|Reach||701/2″ (175 cm)||74″ (180 cm)|
Undercard (Fight Card)
The main card and undercard for the event is announced yet.
Canelo vs Plant Fight Purse
The total fight purse for the main event is $50 million. Canelo is getting $40 million in base salary and a part of PPV sales. Caleb Plant will get $10 million as the base salary plus a fraction of PPV sales.
News & Updates
October 12, 2021: Caleb Plant is confident of defeating Canelo. “I feel like I have all the skills in the world and a great team around me. When the bell rings, I’m just looking forward to showing the world what I can do.”
October 11, 2021: Canelo told about the importance of becoming undisputed Super Middleweight Champion. “It means a lot to my legacy. This fight is really important to us, for me, for Mexico, for my fans, and my team because I’m going to be the first Mexican Latin American fighter to be the undisputed champion,” Canelo Alvarez told Brian Custer on The Last Stand Podcast.
September 22, 2021: Canelo and Plant come to blows during their kick-off press conference after Plant allegedly called Canelo a “mo***rf***er.”
August 19, 2021: Canelo announced the bout against Caleb Plant on his Instagram page.
May 12, 2021: Plant said that he is a much better fighter than Billy Joe Saunders, and can beat Canelo.
May 8, 2021: Canelo defeated Billy Joe Saunders to retain his WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring Super Middleweight titles and won the WBO title from Saunders. He announced that his immediate goal is to become the first undisputed Super Middleweight Champion by beating IBF titleholder Caleb Plant.