Written by Tré Berry III | 11/06/2021
When you get a fight of this magnitude, no matter what type of fanfare the A-side fighter receives, we all want to see a legitimate challenge in order for him to earn his stripes if he does in deed prevail. Well tonight, that is exactly how it played out at the MGM Grand Garden, as 🇲🇽Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (57-1-2, 39KO) found himself in a highly competitive chess match with a version of 🇺🇸Caleb “Sweethands” Plant (21-1-0, 12KO) that he felt to be a bit slicker than he had anticipated, and had some interesting moments in his favor.
The amount of pressure that Canelo was supplying however from the third round on, was slowly mounting to a climax, and Alvarez finally found his opportunity to close the show, putting Plant down twice in the 11th, to get the highlight knockout victory, becoming the Undisputed RING / WBA / WBC / WBO / IBF Champion of the World, making history in the process as the first to do so. Continue reading “Canelo Alvarez Makes History – Becomes the First Undisputed Super-Middleweight Champion of the World, But Had to Deal With a Very Impressive Caleb Plant in Order to Get There, Securing the 11th Round Knockout Victory 🥊🥊”