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Billy Joe Saunders vs Caleb Plant preview
When is Saunders vs Plant?
Billy Joe Saunders could face the challenge of Caleb Plant in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Saunders vs Plant stats
Billy Joe Saunders would step into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Caleb Plant would make his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Plant would have advantage in power over Saunders, with a 59% knock out percentage over Saunders' 47%.
Billy Joe Saunders is the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Plant has a height advantage of 2 inches over Saunders. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Billy Joe Saunders fights out of the southpaw stance, while Caleb Plant is an orthodox fighter.
Saunders is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years and 2 months earlier than Plant, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 68 more professional rounds, 222 to Plant's 154.
Caleb Plant is currently ranked number 5 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC and 2 by the RING in the 168lb division.
Saunders vs Plant form
Saunders has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Canelo Alvarez on 8th May 2021 by 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 beat Martin Murray on 4th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Marcelo Esteban Coceres on 9th November 2019 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.
Before that, he had beat Shefat Isufi on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Charles Adamu on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Plant has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to David Benavidez on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Anthony Dirrell on 15th October 2022 by knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.
Before 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.
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.
In terms of recent activity, Caleb Plant has been fighting more than Billy Joe Saunders.
Billy Joe Saunders last fought 2 years and 20 days ago, while Caleb Plant's last outing was 2 months and 3 days ago.
Saunders' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 19 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, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
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