–Caleb Plant dictated the action and the pace early against Juan De Angel as he landed solid rights and left hooks working behind his jab.
–Plant doubled up on his left hook and dropped De Angel with a solid shot to the face in the fourth round.
–Using his jab and footwork to control the distance, Plant hammered away at De Angel down the stretch to stay in command and roll to a unanimous decision.
Caleb Plant didn’t get the knockout he was looking for against Juan De Angel, but he was no less dominant in his debut as a headliner.
Although taken to the final bell in his first 10-round bout, Plant gained a clean sweep of the judges’ scorecards to earn a unanimous decision.
Plant floored De Angel in the fourth round with a left hook, highlighting a dominant performance in which the 168-pound prospect was never threatened.
The 24-year-old native of Ashland City, Tennessee, dictated the action from the outset, working largely behind his jab and using his footwork to continually frustrate De Angel, who was unable to find many openings.
Neither fighter was particularly aggressive or accurate, but Plant outlanded De Angel 120-57 in total punches according to CompuBox despite throwing 12 fewer blows (418-406).
The closest Plant came to any real danger was in the ninth round, when an accidental clash of heads left blood streaming from his forehead. Otherwise, he showed himself both the more powerful and more elusive boxer throughout the fight.
- Plant vs De Angel