Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Super Middleweight
When is Dirrell vs Plant?
Anthony Dirrell could fight Caleb Plant in Summer 2022 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Dirrell vs Plant stats
Anthony Dirrell would step into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Caleb Plant would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Dirrell would have advantage in power over Plant, with a 73% knock out percentage over Plant's 57%.
Anthony Dirrell is the older man by 8 years, at 37 years old.
Dirrell has a height advantage of 1 inch over Plant. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Both Anthony Dirrell & Caleb Plant fight out of an orthodox stance.
Dirrell is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 9 years and 3 months earlier than Plant, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 49 more professional rounds, 171 to Plant's 122.
Anthony Dirrell goes into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 13 by the IBF and 4 by the RING at super middleweight.
Caleb Plant is currently ranked number 2 by the RING in the 168lb division.
Dirrell vs Plant form
Anthony Dirrell has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he drew Kyrone Davis on 27th February 2021 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Super Middleweight eliminator fight at Shrine Exposition Center, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by David Benavidez on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Avni Yildirim on 23rd February 2019 by technical decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had beat Abraham Han on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas.
He had won against Denis Douglin on 17th November 2017 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at Dort Federal Event Center, Michigan, Afghanistan.
Plant remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 defeated 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 defeated Rogelio Medina on 17th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas.
In terms of recent activity, Caleb Plant has been fighting more than Anthony Dirrell.
Anthony Dirrell last fought 8 months ago, while Caleb Plant's last outing was 8 months and 27 days ago.
Dirrell's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Plant's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Dirrell vs Plant?
Caleb Plant is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Anthony Dirrell if you fancy the incredible upset.