Jul 20 2019
Saturday

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Super Middleweight
18-0-0
TKO 3
TKO 3
21-0-0

Belts on The Line

IBF World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

29
Age
34
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDUDUDUD
Form
UDTKOMDUDUD
18
Wins
21
10
By KO
11
56
KO%
52
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Caleb Plant vs Mike Lee report

Who won Plant vs Lee?

Caleb Plant beat Mike Lee by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 20th July 2019 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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 IBF super middleweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao beating Keith Thurman for the WBA Super World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Luis Nery defeated Juan Carlos Payano, Yordenis Ugas was victorious over Omar Figueroa Jr, Sergey Lipinets beat Jayar Inson and Efe Ajagba defeated Ali Eren Demirezen.

Plant vs Lee stats

Caleb Plant stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mike Lee made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 11 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Plant had a slight advantage in power over Lee, with a 56% knock out percentage over Lee's 52%.

Caleb Plant was the younger man by 5 years, at 29 years old.

Plant had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lee. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Both Caleb Plant & Mike Lee fought out of an orthodox stance.

Plant was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 3 year and 11 months later than Lee, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 122 to Lee's 93.

Plant vs Lee form

Plant remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Uzcategui on 13th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.

Before that, he had won against Rogelio Medina on 17th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas.

He had beat Andrew Hernandez on 8th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada.

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

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Chris Traietti on 30th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at UIC FORUM, Chicago, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Mike Snider on 3rd June 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Resorts World Casino, Queens.

Going into that contest, he had won against Joe Gardner on 16th January 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had defeated Mike Sawyer on 12th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Ramada Hotel & Convention Center, Omaha.

Hehad beat Gary Tapusoa on 14th February 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Resorts World Casino, Queens.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Caleb Plant had been fighting more than Mike Lee.

Going to this contest, Caleb Plant had last fought 1 year, 8 months and 9 days ago, while Mike Lee's last outing had been 5 years and 24 days ago.

Plant's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

Lee's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.

What time did Plant vs Lee start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 12:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Plant vs Lee?

Plant vs Lee was broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by ITV Box Office.

What were the odds on Plant vs Lee?

Caleb Plant was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the contest, while Mike Lee made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.

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