Caleb Plant admits he’s eager to face Canelo Alvarez in a rematch, forward of his return to motion subsequent month.
Plant fights for the primary time since struggling a primary skilled defeat to Canelo final November, when he faces Anthony Dirrell on October 15 at Barclays Middle, Brooklyn, reside on FOX Sports activities pay-per-view.
The 30-year-old was stopped within the eleventh spherical, as Alvarez claimed the undisputed tremendous middleweight crown.
Nevertheless, ’Sweethands’ says the Mexican nice, who beat Gennady Golovkin on factors of their trilogy conflict earlier this month, stays his primary goal.
“I believe whatever the Triple G struggle,” Plant advised FightHype.com.
“Simply the expertise that I gained. That wasn’t my greatest camp going into that struggle.
“However regardless that wasn’t the rationale why I misplaced. I misplaced as a result of I acquired caught with an enormous shot and I acquired stopped, so I’m not right here to make excuses.
“However that’s a struggle that I would like.
“I desire a rematch with Canelo and if I’ve to select off each prime tremendous middleweight within the division to get to that, that’s what I’m going to do.”
Plant makes his return on the undercard of Deontay Wilder’s showdown towards Robert Helenius, the primary time ‘The Bronze Bomber’ has fought since shedding to Tyson Fury in an epic third encounter final October.
The Tennessee native has lengthy been linked with clashes with each WBC Interim tremendous middleweight champion, David Benavidez and WBC middleweight titlist, Jermall Charlo and says he’s open to each fights sooner or later, however insists his focus is on Dirrell.
“Proper now I’m centered on the fifteenth [October against Dirrell],” Plant said.
“That’s the one struggle that I would like. That’s the one struggle I’m centered on, however after that I’m seeking to step ahead to make the largest fights that may be made within the tremendous middleweight division.
“Whether or not that’s Charlo or Benavidez.”