Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant: Date, time, how to live stream super-middleweight title fight
On November 6, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will defend his undisputed super-middleweight title against unbeaten American Caleb "Sweethands" Plant in Las Vegas, news outlets reported on Thursday, August 19.
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Saul Alvarez (56-1-2, 38 KOs) of Mexico holds three 168-pound belts (WBC, WBA, and WBO), while Plant (21-0, 12 KOs) of the United States holds the fourth, the IBF. "This Nov 6th we'll put Mexican boxing on top," Alvarez, who is considered the world's best pound-for-pound boxer, tweeted. "Going for the missing belt!"
Plant retained his title with a unanimous decision win over Caleb Truax in January, while Alvarez, who has only lost once in 59 fights, won his third title by defeating Britain's Billy Joe Saunders in May, BBC reported. The fight, which is expected to be one of the greatest of 2021, was supposed to take place in September, but talks looked to have broken down. Here's what's to know.
Air time and venue
Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant are set to unify their super-middleweight titles on Saturday, November 6, at 9 pm ET / 6 pm PT, according to Champinon. The match will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada and the venue could be packed with fans to see the bout live.
How to live stream?
The fight will be available for stream on Fox's PBC channel and on DAZN. Subscriptions for DAZN start at $20 per month, It will be a pay-per-view event, so be prepared to part with some cash if you want to see the two in action. At this time, there is no information on whether it will be accessible to stream elsewhere. If there is, we'll let you know.
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez
Saul Alvarez is a Mexican boxer, hailing from Guadalajara, Jalisco. The 31-year-old has been performing for 16 years as a professional athlete. His brothers are all professional boxers. Ramón, Ricardo, and Rigoberto all went on to become professional boxers, and Rigoberto Alvarez is a former Interim WBA world champion.
In a fight for the vacant WBC super welterweight title on March 5, 2011, Saul Alvarez became the champion. His most recent match was on May 8, 2021, when he faced Billy Joe Saunders. Alvarez was victorious by RTD.
Caleb 'Sweethands' Plant
Caleb Plant is an American boxer hailing from Nashville, Tennessee. The 29-year-old has been performing as a professional athlete for seven years and remains undefeated. Caleb Plant was crowned IBF super-middleweight champion on January 13, 2019. Jose Uzcategui, the then world champion, was defeated by the American.
Caleb Plant's last bout was against Caleb Truax on January 30, 2021. He was declared the winner by a unanimous vote (UD). As of July 2021, he is ranked as the second-best active super-middleweight by ESPN, and third by The Ring, and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.
Alvarez, 56-1 with two drawn and 38 knockouts, seeks his eighth win in a row.