Rumored Canelo Alvarez eyeing Caleb Plant for May 2 fight

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  1. MMALOPEZ Gold Belt

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    https://www.boxingnews24.com/2020/02/canelo-alvarez-eyeing-caleb-plant-for-may-2-fight/

    Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn says he thinks that Plant, 27, is the third option for Canelo, according to Talkboxing. Hearn says that Plant has already been approached about the Canelo fight twice, which means he’s got a shot at getting the fight.

    “He’s [Plant] gonna want more than Callum and Billy,” said Hearn to Talkboxing.com.
     
  2. seau45 Brown Belt

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    Oh cool. the weakest champ in a given division again :rolleyes:
     
  3. Seso Banned Banned

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    Canelo loves easy fights SMH
     
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    Just fight Callum, he will last 12 rounds at least.
     
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    Maybe Callum shouldn’t have turned down the fight.
     
  6. GoldenAzazel General Manager of PWD Platinum Member

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    @PUO3 here are the people claiming Canelo is taking easy fights lmao
     
  7. PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Hahahahahahahaha. I fucking knew it would happen.

    Smith turns down the fight and its Canelo looking for easy fights again. Cant make this shit up.
     
  8. GoldenAzazel General Manager of PWD Platinum Member

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    I'm withholding judgement until I see what the terms were, but the fact is Canelo is the biggest boxer in the world and he can make money fighting anyone. They're gonna have to take one to their pride if they wanna prove their worth.
     
  9. PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I doubt it was low. Danny and Kova both made great money.

     
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  11. GoldenAzazel General Manager of PWD Platinum Member

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    apparently it wasn't to do with any re-hydration clause either. Seems like a duck or a real ego problem. Did Hearn come out and defend him? if not then that's pretty telling as Hearn is usually the first to go to bat for his guys and shit on the other team.
     
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  13. PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Hearn said they declined the offer but they are still in talks basically.
     
  14. seau45 Brown Belt

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    Who was made an offer first? Smith or Plant? Hearn claims Plant was made 2 offers which indicates ongoing talks. I'm genuinely curious, but my point was why consider a Plant fight period? I can't see both Smith AND BJS turning down the fight unless Oscar really is offering people peanuts
     
  15. PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Because Saunders is known for taking hard fights and all.
     
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    How do you figure that? Who has Saunders beaten at 168? Smith can’t make the weight with out killing himself and is only still a belt holder thanks to a dubious decision over a b level fighter. Out of the 3 Plant is the strongest title holder right now.
     
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    He wants the money, he's almost resigned himself to losing vs Canelo if you watch his interviews, "take a chance" and all lol
     
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    Dude, even Lemieux, N'Dam, Groves are better than Plant's only "name", Uzcategui lol
     
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    Plant doesn't suck but I don't see him outboxing BJS, even if you hate Saunders. He's 27 so in 2-3 years who knows but I don't see it now
     
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    Does Canelo have trouble making 160? I only ask because I would think Andrade or Charlo would be a bigger test. But maybe he's just bored with Middleweight, having achieved what he already achieved and all
     

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