On October 15, 2022, former world champion Caleb Plant delivered a picture-perfect ninth-round left hook on opponent Anthony Dirrell, abruptly ending their super middleweight matchup and earning Plant the award for PBC Knockout of the Year for 2022!
Saul “Canelo” Álvarez, boxing’s biggest superstar and consensus No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter, made history by becoming the first Undisputed Super Middleweight World Champion when he stopped IBF champion Caleb Plant Saturday night live on SHOWTIME PPV in front of 16,586 screaming fans at the sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Former super middleweight world champion Caleb “Sweethands” Plant (22-1, 13 KOs) delivered a highlight-reel one-punch knockout over former two-time super middleweight champion Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell (34-3-2, 25 KOs) in the ninth round of their WBC 168-pound title eliminator.
Former WBC heavyweight world champion and boxing superstar Deontay "The Bronze Bomber'' Wilder makes his long-awaited return to the ring to battle top-rated Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius in an explosive 12-round battle between ferocious punchers in the main event on October 15, 2022 on FOX PPV. In the co-main event former IBF Super Middleweight Champion Caleb “Sweethands” Plant faces two-time WBC Super Middleweight Champion Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell in a highly anticipated 12-round bout between 168-pound rivals.
Former WBC Heavyweight World Champion and boxing superstar Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder will preview his much-anticipated ring return at a press conference before taking on top-rated Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius—who will appear at the press conference via satellite from his training camp in Finland—in a WBC Heavyweight Title Eliminator on Saturday, October 15 topping a FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The press conference will also include former IBF Super Middleweight Champion Caleb “Sweethands” Plant and two-time WBC Super Middleweight Champion Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell as the 168-pound rivals meet in a WBC Super Middleweight Title Eliminator in the co-main event.
Trainer and boxing sage Stephen "Breadman" Edwards joins The PBC Podcast and discusses working with Caleb Plant ahead of Plant's bout versus Anthony Dirrell Saturday, October 15 on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View. Edwards also breaks down Ruiz-Ortiz, Wilder-Helenius, Spence-Crawford and more. Plus, hosts Kenneth Bouhairie and Michael Rosenthal recap all of all of last weekend's action and list their "Top Five Pure Boxers of the 21st Century" in the Toe to Toe segment.
On paper, Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant is an incredibly competitive fight. How will that transfer to the ring on November 6, 2021, live on SHOWTIME PPV? Tune in to find out!
IBF World Super Middleweight Champion Caleb "Sweethands" Plant wants to go down in boxing history as one of the greatest fighters of all time, and a win over Canelo Alvarez on November 6th will be a huge step in that direction.