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Who won Plant vs Dirrell?
Caleb Plant beat Anthony Dirrell by knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 15th October 2022 at Barclays Center in New York.
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 fight appeared on the undercard of Deontay Wilder beating Robert Helenius for the WBC World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Gary Antonio Russell was overcome by Emmanuel Rodriguez, Michel Rivera was victorious over Jerry Perez and Frank Sanchez beat Carlos Negron.
Plant vs Dirrell stats
Caleb Plant stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Anthony Dirrell made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws.
Caleb Plant was the younger man by 8 years, at 30 years old.
Dirrell had a height advantage of 1 inch over Plant. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Caleb Plant & Anthony Dirrell fought out of an orthodox stance.
Plant was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 year and 3 months later than Dirrell, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 42 less professional rounds, 142 to Dirrell's 184.
Caleb Plant went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 8 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at super middleweight.
Anthony Dirrell was ranked number 4 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC and 11 by the IBF in the 168lb division.
Plant vs Dirrell form
Plant had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Canelo Alvarez on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, IBF World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against 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.
He had beat Jose Uzcategui on 13th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.
Dirrell had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Mark Anthony Hernandez on 6th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Avni Yildirim on 23rd February 2019 by technical decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
He had won against Abraham Han on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Caleb Plant had been fighting more than Anthony Dirrell.
Going to this contest, Caleb Plant had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 29 days ago, while Anthony Dirrell's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 29 days ago.
Plant's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Dirrell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Plant vs Dirrell start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Plant vs Dirrell?
Caleb Plant was a 7/100 (-1400) favourite going into the contest, while Anthony Dirrell made his way into the ring at 6/1 (+600) with oddsmakers.
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|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Caleb Plant - Decision||100%|
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