Canelo Alvarez, Caleb Plant in bloody press conference altercation

Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant gave followers a preview of their upcoming struggle at a Tuesday press conference. 

The two fighters threw punches at one another on the conference throughout a staredown forward of their supper middleweight title struggle on Nov. 6.

Alvarez threw the primary shot by pushing Plant away from him. Plant then walked again up and swung at Alvarez’s face, however missed. Alvarez acquired one shot in on Plant’s face, and after a couple of extra fast jabs by every fighter earlier than safety intervened and separated them. 

“He started talking a lot of things,” Alvarez stated. “I answered. Then the bad thing he said, ‘You motherf—er.’ You can say whatever you want to me, but not to my mother. My mother is not here.”

Plant stated that he doesn’t imagine his remark ought to have elicited a bodily response from Alvarez.

“Wasn’t he saying that?” Plant stated. “But now, all of a sudden, those words mean something completely different? … Now, all of a sudden, I’m talking about his mama? C’mon man. That don’t even make no sense.”

Canelo Alvarez (left) and Caleb Plant get right into a press conference altercation on Sept. 21, 2021.
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Alvarez left Plant with a minimize below his eye, whereas Alvarez was bleeding from a minimize on his forearm. 

Plant’s supervisor, Luis DeCubas Jr., stated the minimize below his shopper’s eye was as a result of his glasses scratched his face through the altercation and never tied to a direct blow from Alvarez. Plant continues to be scheduled to do a sparring match later this week. 

Caleb Plant’s eye was scratched throughout an altercation on Sept. 21, 2021.
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Plant additionally needed to verify his followers know that he landed his shot on Alvarez through the conference, as he posted a number of pictures on Instagram of his hand hitting Alvarez’s face in a slapping movement. 

“I don’t care what he brings to the ring. I’m focused on what I bring to the ring. The difference is I’m a better fighter, that’s the difference. On November 6th, if you want to see the details, tune in and see the fireworks,” Plant stated of Alvarez. “My goal today was not to let him know I’m going to win.”

Canelo Alvarez (left) and Caleb Plant get right into a press conference altercation on Sept. 21, 2021.
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Alvarez will danger his WBC, WBA and WBO tremendous middleweight titles towards Plant, the unbeaten IBF champion, when on the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in a extremely anticipated showdown.

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