Canelo Alvarez says his upcoming fight against Caleb Plant is personal now.
On Tuesday, the two held their first press conference to hype up their undisputed super middleweight Showtime pay-per-view match on November 6 in Las Vegas. During the press conference, Alvarez made got annoyed with Plant saying “motherf****r” and when they faced off Alvarez shoved him and they then exchanged punches.
For Alvarez, he says Plant will now pay for what he said and did at the press conference.
“He’s going to pay on Nov. 6. You know, when somebody bothers me with a lot of sh!t, they know. I have something special for him,” said Alvarez (via Boxingscene). “You know what happens when they mess with me. It’s extra motivation for me. This is something personal. So on Nov. 6, I am going to go with the same mentality that I had versus Billy Joe Saunders.”
The brawl at the press conference only added hype to their fight which is about a month and a half away. For Alvarez, he’s confident he will not only win but dominant the fight and he says this bout is only about him being undisputed.
“I’m on my way to being undisputed. I’m happy to be here. I’m glad to have this fight. It’s a very special fight for Mexico and for me, to be one of the unique fighters. To be undisputed. I am one step away from doing that,” said Alvarez. “[Being undisputed] is what I want in my career — to make history. This fight is very important for me. I have the experience to deal with any style.”
Canelo Alvarez last time out, stopped Billy Joe Saunders by TKO in a fight many thought would be close.
Who do you think will win on November 6, Canelo Alvarez or Caleb Plant?