Nov 06 2021
Saturday

MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States

12 rounds contest @ Super Middleweight
56-1-2
KO 11
KO 11
21-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Super Middleweight Championship
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Championship
IBF World Super Middleweight Championship
WBO World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

31
Age
29
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOTKOUDKOUD
Form
UDTKOTKOUDUD
56
Wins
21
38
By KO
12
68
KO%
57
1
Loses
0
2
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2014

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

-
The Ring
2
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Caleb Plant report

Who won Canelo vs Plant?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beat Caleb Plant by knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 6th November 2021 at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena in Nevada.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

This contest was for the undisputed super middleweight championship of the world, with the WBC, WBA, IBF & WBO belts on the line.

Also, on the undercard Anthony Dirrell was victorious over Mark Anthony Hernandez and Rey Vargas beat Leonardo Baez.

Canelo vs Plant stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez stepped into the ring with a record of 56 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 38 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Caleb Plant made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Canelo had advantage in power over Plant, with a 68% knock out percentage over Plant's 57%.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez was the older man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Plant had a height advantage of 4 inches over Canelo. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Both Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez & Caleb Plant fought out of an orthodox stance.

Canelo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 38 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 8 years and 6 months earlier than Plant, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 303 more professional rounds, 436 to Plant's 133.

Canelo vs Plant form

Canelo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Billy Joe Saunders on 8th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBO World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Avni Yildirim on 27th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida.

Going into that contest, he had beat Callum Smith on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.

Before that, he had defeated Sergey Kovalev on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.

He had won against Daniel Jacobs on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Plant had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Caleb Truax on 30th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Shrine Exposition Center, Los Angeles, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Vincent Feigenbutz on 15th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Bridgestone Arena, Tennessee.

Going into that contest, he had beat Mike Lee on 20th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Jose Uzcategui on 13th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.

Hehad beat Rogelio Medina on 17th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez had been fighting more than Caleb Plant.

Going to this contest, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez had last fought 8 months and 12 days ago, while Caleb Plant's last outing had been 11 months and 21 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Plant's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

What time did Canelo vs Plant start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Canelo vs Plant?

The Showtime PPV show is expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The BT Sport Box Office broadcast of the card is expected to start at 12:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Canelo vs Plant?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez was a 3/25 (-833) favourite going into the contest, while Caleb Plant made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.

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