The long-awaited Canelo vs Plant fight is finally here and fans cannot wait to see Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant battle it out in the ring.
The boxers will be fighting for the title of undisputed Super Middleweight Champion. After the fight was officially announced Canelo took to Twitter to say:
“This November 6th we’ll put Mexican boxing on top. Going for the missing belt! #Undisputed.”
When is the Canelo vs Plant fight?
The Canelo vs Plant fight is taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 6th.
According to BoxingScene, when speaking about the fight with Canelo, Plant said:
“I know he’s got experience on me, but everybody that I’ve ever fought had more fights than me. So, experience is a factor, but it’s not the determining factor. So, he’s a good fighter, but there’s no way that he’s better than me, and I truly believe that in my heart.”
The fighters will be battling it out to make history by becoming the first ever undisputed world champion at 168 pounds.
How to get tickets for the Canelo vs Plant fight in Vegas
Tickets for the Canelo vs Plant fight will be released on AXS at 10am on Wednesday 15th September. The event will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The event begins at 4:15pm on November 6th but doors will open at 3pm.
The winner will walk away with the commemorative Teotihuacan belt created by the World Boxing Council.
In 2017, the World Boxing Council (WBC) came up with the concept of creating commemorative belts on May 5th and September 16th to give as a special trophy to the winner of great fights held around these two Mexican festivals.
So far there are already nine officially presented belts: Huichol Belt I and II, Chiapaneco Belt I and II, Maya Belt I and II,; Mazahua and Otomí, and Mestizo.
This will be the tenth commemorative belt of the WBC and with the support of the Government of the State of Mexico is inspired by the Teotihuacan culture.
The WBC said of the belt: “Its magnificent design highlights the beautiful and diverse culture of the State of Mexico.”