Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Middleweight
21-1-0
26-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBC Interim World Super Middleweight

The tape

30
Age
25
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 11UD 12TKO 10TKO 3UD 12
Form
TKO 3TKO 7TKO 11TKO 10KO 9
21
Wins
26
12
By KO
23
57
KO%
88
1
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2013
133
Pro rounds
118

Current rankings @ Super Middleweight

2
The Ring
1
3
WBA
-
2
WBC
-
6
WBO
-
3
IBF
-

Caleb Plant vs David Benavidez preview

When is Plant vs Benavidez?

Caleb Plant could square off against David Benavidez in Summer 2022 in the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

Plant vs Benavidez stats

Caleb Plant would step into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

David Benavidez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins and 0 draws, with 23 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Benavidez would have a massive power advantage over Plant, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Plant's 57%.

Caleb Plant is the older man by 5 years, at 30 years old.

Benavidez has 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Caleb Plant & David Benavidez fight out of an orthodox stance.

Plant's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Benavidez's, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 8 months later than Benavidez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 133 to Benavidez's 118.

Caleb Plant goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 2 by the RING at super middleweight.

David Benavidez is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 168lb division.

Plant vs Benavidez form

Plant has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Saul ‘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 won against 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 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.

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.

David Benavidez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated David Lemieux on 21st May 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Kyrone Davis on 13th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Footprint Center, Arizona.

Going into that contest, he had beat Ronald Ellis on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Before that, he had won against Roamer Alexis Angulo on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut.

He had beat Anthony Dirrell on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, David Benavidez has been fighting more than Caleb Plant.

Caleb Plant last fought 9 months and 10 days ago, while David Benavidez's last outing was 2 months and 26 days ago.

Plant's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

Benavidez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Plant vs Benavidez?

David Benavidez is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Caleb Plant if you fancy the incredible upset.

Caleb Plant vs David Benavidez news

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