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  Caleb Plant Virtual Workout Quotes

Undefeated IBF Super Middleweight Champion Caleb ďSweethandsĒ Plant held a virtual media workout Wednesday ahead of his highly anticipated 168-pound title showdown against Mexican superstar, four-division world champion and unified WBC/WBO/WBA Super Middleweight Champion Canelo Ńlvarez taking place Saturday, November, 6 live on SHOWTIME PPVģ from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in a Premier Boxing Champions event.

The unbeaten and supremely talented Plant will attempt to earn a career-defining victory and keep his perfect record intact as he makes his fourth world title defense. The winner of the November 6 bout will stamp his name in the history books as the first undisputed 168-pound world champion of the four-belt era.

Tickets for the live event are on sale now and can be purchased at AXS.com. The event is promoted by Canelo Promotions and TGB Promotions and sponsored by Hennessy and Value.

Watch the replay of todayís workout HERE via the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel. Here is what Plant, along with co-trainer Justin Gamber, had to say Wednesday:

CALEB PLANT


ďThis is personal for me, but every fight is personal for me. Iíve sacrificed a lot for this sport and dedicated myself completely, so anybody whoís getting in the way of my goals makes it personal to me. No matter who it is.

ďThere are a lot of things that I possess that are going to give him issues in the fight. Every fighter says this is their best camp, but I am honestly saying that. Iíve had no injuries, amazing sparring and Iím ready to rock.

ďI have a lot of respect for this sport. Iíve dedicated myself to this sport and sacrificed every day. I want my name in those history books. November 6 is a big step toward that goal.

ďI have a big opportunity ahead of me. I havenít taken any shortcuts in my training. Iím prepared physically, mentally and spiritually. Iím just locked in.

ďThere have been some guys who lost before the bell even rang against Canelo. I think thatís why heís so irritated with me. Some guys just come in and are there to hand over their belt, get their check and leave. Anyone who knows me, they know Iím only here for those belts.

ďIím grateful and appreciative of this opportunity. But Iím not here focusing on building my name, Iím here for those belts and for that win. Thatís all Iím focused on.

ďHe says the first few rounds will be tough, but Iím saying all the rounds are going to be tough for him. Heís got a tall order in front of him. Me and my team are focused and ready. Iím just encouraging everyone to tune in, because itís going to be fireworks.

ďThis is the best shape Iíve ever been in. You have to train like a world champion, even before you are one, and thatís what Iíve always done. Iím peaking at just the right time. The moment isnít going to be too big for me. The closer we get, the smaller the moment feels.

ďItís been a long journey for me and my dad (co-trainer Richie Plant). Those tough moments made me the fighter that I am now. I have a great team behind me and weíre all ready for November 6.

ďCamp has been great. Sparring has been pushing me hard. Iím just looking to finish out this camp. I canít wait for the first bell.Ē

JUSTIN GAMBER, Plantís Co-Trainer


ďThe mood is calm in camp. Weíre cerebral and collected. To us, this is just another fight. Itís a big fight, but still just another fight. We train the same way and make our small adjustments, but the mood is calm.

ďWeíre putting the final touches on training and fine-tuning a few technical points in our game. Weíre making sure we solidify the game plan.

ďThe physical attributes Caleb has over Canelo will make a difference if we use them the right way. There have been a lot of guys against Canelo who havenít been able to use their attributes. Luckily we have the skills to use our height and reach the right way and I expect Caleb to do that on fight night.

ďIím excited about the challenge going up against Eddy Reynoso. Heís a top coach and I respect what heís accomplished. I look forward to the challenge.

ďWhen you have two alpha dogs in the same room, itís not going to be calm. Thereís always going to be clashing. It doesnít surprise me. Itís not personal on the teamsí ends, but these are two Pitbulls and theyíre ready to go at each other.

ďIn my opinion, our team is the best team in boxing. Every person on our team is a great asset. Theyíre all the best at what they do. Chemistry and camaraderie are extremely important when it comes to teamwork. We all get along great and itís a great environment for Caleb to work in. Itís going to show on fight night.

ďCaleb has always stepped up when the time came. He was an underdog in the Jose Uzcategui fight. The lights and size of a fight have never been too big for him. It sounds like Canelo is hoping thatís going to affect him.

ďThe more on the line, the more Caleb steps up. Thatís how itís been since we met and thatís what itís going to be on fight night.

ďRepresenting Nashville means everything to us. We want to put Nashville on the boxing map. To have an undisputed champ from Nashville is so important to us. Thatís what weíre planning to do November 6.Ē



 

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