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Boxing: Plant pulverizes Direll and immediately ‘buries’ him: “He said that a white man would never defeat him”

Caleb Plant already had them with Canelo Alvarez in his last fight, to the point that the Mexican took that fight as "something personal." The Ame


Caleb Plant already had them with Canelo Alvarez in his last fight, to the point that the Mexican took that fight as “something personal.” The American put on a good fight that night and made life difficult for a Canelo who was seeking to become the undisputed champion of the super middleweight. Finally, the boxer from Guadalajara knocked out ‘Sweethands’ in the eleventh round.

Last night Plant returned after that defeat and did so in another hot duel, in this case before Anthony Dirrella former champion who usually offers a good performance, although he had not been in the ring for almost a year. Both one and the other had felt insulted by the comments downloaded in the previous days. During the fight, Plant brought out the best hands and his counterpunching style prevailed, accompanied by some fast legs that helped him to tip the fight in his favor.

Then came the key action. Caleb got the KO in the ninth round with a hard left hook straight to the chin, after getting his compatriot to open his guard after a blow to the liver. Impressive, although immediately came the mockery of the former world champion, pretending to bury his opponent. Even the referee went to him and stopped him while Dirrell lay on the mat barely moving.

The controversial gesture was later accompanied by controversial statements. “I’m sure everyone had heard how he (Dirrell) hates me and how he said he would never let a white boy beat him.”said Plant, adding: “Let me say something: skin doesn’t win fights, skills win fights”. Curiously, Canelo apologized after the fight for a statement in which he referred to his mother. This time he was the knockout and did not choose to bury the tomahawk.

So Canelo Álvarez knocked out Caleb Plant