A large tremendous middleweight bout is about for early 2023 when Caleb Plant and David Benavidez conflict. Plant confirmed studies on his Twitter on Thursday night that he had signed the contract to make the combat occur. A selected date or venue for the combat has not been confirmed.
Plant (22-1, 13 KO) is coming off a thunderous knockout of Anthony Dirrell in October. That win helped Plant rebound from his first profession loss, a November 2021 TKO loss to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.
Benavidez (26-0, 23 KO) is a two-time former WBC tremendous middleweight champion. The solely setbacks in his profession have come by his personal missteps. He misplaced his WBC title the primary time after failing a drug take a look at for cocaine. After successful again the title, he misplaced the belt forward of his subsequent combat, failing to make weight forward of his combat with Roamer Alexis Angulo.
Without a title, high fighters within the division have been ready keep away from stepping within the ring with Benavidez. The combat with Plant provides Benavidez a big-name opponent and a chance to all however pressure his means right into a combat with the likes of undisputed tremendous middleweight champion Alvarez or different high names and work his means again towards a world title.
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