Caleb Plant And Anthony Dirrell Agree To Phrases For Tremendous Middleweight Showdown

Posted on 03/14/2022

By: Hans Themistode

Changing into an undisputed world champion was preordained within the thoughts of Caleb Plant.

The previous IBF tremendous middleweight champion was steadfast in his perception, regardless of taking up whom many take into account the pound-for-pound greatest fighter within the sport in Canelo Alvarez. Whereas Plant gave the Mexican star every thing he might deal with, the confetti fell upon Alvarez’s head as he picked up the victory throughout their November sixth showdown.

With Plant now beltless, he’ll start his lengthy highway again up the tremendous middleweight ladder by taking up fellow former titlist, Anthony Dirrell. As first reported by BoxingScene.com, each Plant and Dirrell have agreed to face each other subsequent, in a yet-to-be-determined venue and date.

Within the case of Flint, Michigan’s Dirrell, a showdown towards Plant might be considered as a lofty comfort prize. Initially, the previous two-time tremendous middleweight belt holder had expressed a want to face Alvarez following his jaw-dropping fourth-round knockout win over fringe contender, Marcos Hernandez on the tail finish of 2021.

Nevertheless, with Alvarez electing to tackle WBA gentle heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol, Dirrell has now set his sights on Plant. For the higher a part of the previous 12 months, Dirrell has overtly described his disdain for the previous IBF titlist.

Along with Dirrell touchdown the chance to settle his variations with Plant within the ring, the winner of their upcoming contest may have an excellent better incentive ready. As claimed by BoxingScene.com, the winner of Plant vs. Dirrell will face the winner of the upcoming showdown between David Lemieux and David Benavidez. The 2 are slated to face off on Could twenty first, in Phoenix, Arizona for the vacant WBC interim 168 pound crown.

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