Canelo Alvarez put his WBA, WBC, WBO and The Ring champion titles on the line against IBF champion Caleb Plant this evening.
The winner of tonight’s contest was set become the first undisputed super middleweight champion in Boxing history.
Canelo Alvarez (56-1-2) had most previously competed back in May, where he scored a stoppage win over Billy Joe Saunders. The pride of Mexico suffered his lone career defeat back in September of 2013, when he was outpointed by Floyd Mayweather.
Meanwhile, Caleb Plant had entered tonight’s highly anticipated title fight with Canelo sporting a perfect professional record of 21-0. ‘Sweethands’ last competed in the squared circle back in January, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Caleb Traux.
Tonight’s ‘Canelo vs Plant’ super middleweight title fight proved to be a competitive fight. Caleb Plant was able to get off to a quick start, but slowly but surely Canelo Alvarez creeped his way back into the fight. After a strong round ten, the Mexican standout put the American away for good in round eleven.
Official Result: Canelo Alvarez def. Caleb Plant via KO in Round 11
Check out how the pros reacted to Canelo defeating Plant below:
Canelo was excellent tonight. Welcome to the club 🤪 🥊 #UNDISPUTED 👑
— Josh Taylor (@JoshTaylorBoxer) November 7, 2021
— Jamel Herring (@JamelHerring) November 7, 2021
Canelo is me at 168..facts
— Gervonta Davis (@Gervontaa) November 7, 2021
Canelo- Plant, pressure breaks pipes and people, and hooks and body shots help too. #CaneloPlant
— Teddy Atlas (@TeddyAtlasReal) November 7, 2021
Canelo the best mf fighter in the world! Period
— Devin Haney (@Realdevinhaney) November 7, 2021
Congratulations to the pound for pound king, @canelo, on making boxing history as the first undisputed super middleweight champion ever. Plant put up a great fight but Canelo is just too good. Boxing is in great hands.
— Manny Pacquiao (@MannyPacquiao) November 7, 2021
Congrats to Canelo he closed the show like a true champ. Respect to Plant.
— Danny 'Swift' Garcia (@DannySwift) November 7, 2021
Thinking of signing Canelo to Most Valuable Promotions @MostVpromotions
Whatchyall think? He only has 1 loss🤷🏼♂️
— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) November 7, 2021
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