The press conference goes viral as Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant exchange words and blows ahead of their highly-anticipated, undisputed showdown Saturday, November 6, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME pay-per-view.
On September 21, 2021, fight fans witnessed a press conference for the ages.
Boxing’s consensus No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter, Mexican superstar and unified WBA/WBC/WBO Super Middleweight World Champion Canelo Álvarez and undefeated IBF Super Middleweight World Champion Caleb “Sweethands” Plant met for an intense stare down that turned into a scuffle that Tuesday at a press conference previewing their historic and highly anticipated undisputed super middleweight championship showdown.
During an extended face-off that kicked off the event, the fighters exchanged words and threw glancing blows before their respective teams rushed the stage to separate the combatants, escalating a rivalry that will culminate on fight night in just over six weeks.
Canelo and Plant will battle on Saturday, November 6, live on SHOWTIME PPV at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in a Premier Boxing Champions event, with the winner stamping his name in the history books as the first undisputed 168-pound world champion of the four-belt era.
Tickets for the live event are on sale now and can be purchased at AXS.com. The event is promoted by Canelo Promotions and TGB Promotions and sponsored by Hennessy and Value.
Here are some clips and photos of the epic presser that went viral:
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