Saúl Canelo Álvarez vs. Caleb Plant: The Mexican boxer is crowned champion

Saúl Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant face off at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both boxers had already faced off at the weigh-...

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  • Saúl Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant face off at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Both boxers had already faced off at the weigh-in ceremony.
  • The Mexican wins and becomes the best boxer in the history of Mexico.

Who was the winner in the Canelo Álvarez VS Caleb Plant fight? One of the most anticipated fights of the whole year in the boxing world has finally arrived. The showdown between Mexican boxer Saúl Canelo Álvarez and American Caleb Plant came to an end in the ring of the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, this Saturday, November 6.

The athlete from Guadalajara stepped into the ring showing off his reddish hair and wearing bright colored shorts that were predominantly gold with white highlights. The American wore almost entirely white, with some embellishment on the sides of his shorts.

Canelo Álvarez defeats Caleb Plant via knockout

Canelo Álvarez defeats Caleb Plant via knockout
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It was by way of a knockout that the Mexican established himself as history’s best Mexican boxer. The fight was dominated by Canelo from the beginning. It was in the eleventh round that the American Caleb Plant could no longer take the blows and was knocked out with just one round left to complete the match.

The man from Guadalajara proved once again that he is the best pound-for-pound super middleweight boxer. There is no rival who can defeat him. In each match he shows his progress as a fighter. A series of blows to the jaw and other parts of Plant’s body caused him to be knocked out in the ring in the 11th round.

Canelo always gives great shows

Dominio del Canelo always proposing
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From the first round, both combatants gave their all, and gave the public a great show. The blows were immediate and from the first second we were able to watch a great fight between two athletes who are worthy of admiration.

But it was from the fourth round that Canelo’s dominance became apparent. He made it a spectacular fight, without lowering his guard and always pushing forward. Unlike Caleb who was just trying to dodge the blows of the Guadalajara native. Filed Under: Canelo Álvarez Caleb Plant.

Spectacular entrance to the rhythm of the “King”

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Very true to his style, the native of Guadalajara, Mexico captured the crowd’s attention with his entry into the ring. He was accompanied by the Mexican group Mana, who were singing the José Alfredo Jiménez’s epic song, “El Rey”. This was his spectacular entrance which aroused the spectators’ excitement.

The husband of model and influencer Fernanda Gómez entered with a jaw dropping show put on by the Maná group’s lead singer, to the rhythm of The King. The Mexican appeared wearing a large golden poncho representing the his country. It is worth mentioning that the public mostly supported the Mexican. Filed Under: Canelo Álvarez Caleb Plant.

This is how the tapatío came to the arena

That's how the tapatío came to the stage
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Both boxers arrived at the arena to face each a few hours before their fight was scheduled to begin. The native of Jalisco, Mexico, arrived wearing his traditional, and already striking clothing. He wore a pair of pants and a white sweater with gold trim, bearing his clothing brand’s logo on his chest.

Before the meeting, he said a few words to the media about the importance of his victory: “The goal is to be one of the best of all time. I am very proud of all that I have accomplished to get to where I am today. I will not stop until I get it,” said the Mexican fighter, according to El universal. Filed Under: Canelo Álvarez Caleb Plant.

The American was calm

The American was calm
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For his part, the American arrived at the Arena of the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada with a clothing quite similar to that of Canelo, all in white. The boxer was calm and even had a smile on his face. Before the fight, he also spoke to the media:

“There is not much time left or much to say. Before this fight, Canelo said that Mexicans don’t screw each other. It’s good to know, because where I’m from, we don’t screw each other either, and as of Saturday night Caleb Plant’s name will be the undisputed super middleweight champion.” Filed Under: Canelo Álvarez Caleb Plant

Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant were already heated

Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant were already warm
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One day before the confrontation, Canelo and Caleb Plant confronted each other at the weigh-in ceremony, as both boxers exchanged insults once they were face to face. Even the renowned boxer Mike Tyson stepped in to prevent them from hitting each other.

The presence of Mike Tyson and Julio Cesar Chávez, two historical figures in the world of boxing, did not prevent the the fighters from yelling at each other. The man from Guadalajara even stated in an interview that he was going to get revenge on the American after so many insults: “He insulted me, but I’m going to get revenge, it was like 10 times… Well scr… him too,” Canelo commented , according to Halftime.

What were Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant fighting for?

What were Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant fighting?
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It is worth mentioning that the boxer from Guadalajara put his belts from the World Boxing Council, the World Boxing Association and the World Boxing Organization on the line. Caleb Plant opted for the International Boxing Federation for this match, so they both gave it their all from the first round.

“In winning, that’s the only thing I think about. On doing things the way I have to do them. Thanks to all the media that joined us today in the run-up to #CaneloPlant,” Canelo wrote on social media. In the photographs, the Mexican shows off his championship belts in the American’s face.

How did Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant get to their fight?

How did Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant get to their confrontation?
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The fight between Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez and Caleb Plant, undoubtedly may have been the most anticipated fight of the year in the world of boxing. This Saturday they faced each other in the Arena of the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada. Where they arrived with a rivalry that had been brewing since a press conference where they hit each other.

The pre-fight became extremely heated, after they exchanged a few blows last September at a press conference. Both fighters faced each other for the unification of the WBO, WBA, WBC and IBF super middleweight titles, according to El Universal.

Will boxer Canelo Álvarez make millions of dollars?

Will boxer Canelo Álvarez make several million dollars?
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On this occasion Saúl Canelo Álvarez will be earning an incredible amount of money for fighting the American Caleb Plant. Just for stepping into the ring he will take home 40 million dollars. But that is not all. The number could increase depending on his pay-per-view (PPV) earnings, including advertising.

Adding everything up, regardless of whether he wins the victory, Canelo Álvarez will be earning about 140 million dollars in a single night. On the other hand, boxer Caleb Plant will not making quite as much as the man from Guadalajara, since he will only be earning 10 million dollars.

His wife and daughter always supporting him

His wife and daughter always supporting him
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On Instagram, the wife of the athlete from Guadalajara, Fernanda Gómez, shared a video of herself in the stands, as usual, to support her husband. The model wore a black suit with a neckline that left her followers on social networks speechless.

Beside her was little Maria Fernanda who looked quite adorable in a blue outfit and a huge red bow in her blonde hair. The Mexican’s family always supports him, previously Saúl had mentioned that they his fuel for every fight. Filed Under: Canelo Álvarez Caleb Plant.

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