Canelo lvarez tasted Caleb Plante at a promotional event on November 6th by placing a big right hand on his upcoming rival.
On Monday the pair announced that they had agreed a deal to fight in Las Vegas in early November.
And the first press event to publicize the event descended into chaos on Tuesday afternoon.
It started when Canelo pushed Plant back, the 29-year-old then threw a punch at Canelo.
Canelo, 31, showed lightning-quick reactions to dodge the left hook and then lit up the plant with an excellent combination before making safety moves.
An excellent right hand from Canelo shows what 21-0 is in for Plant, who was bleeding as a result of the Mexican’s fury.
According to an ESPN reporter, the Tennessee fighter suffered a major wound under his right eye, and it is a serious injury that has the potential to postpone the fight. mike koppinger.
Naturally, fans are already going wild on social media in response to the controversy.
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One fan who commented on Plant said: “Gives him perfect serve to try to hit Canelo with a cheap shot. Elite head movement and counter from Canelo.”
Another said: “Who threw the first punch? Once you’ve done that you can’t really complain, yet absolutely insane scene. I hope the fight continues.”
A third said: “See you all in January 2022.”
Errol Spence Jr. also weighed in, saying: “Hey can’t be countered like this.”
Plant isn’t the first to test Canelo’s patience during a press conference.
The presser after Canelo’s fight was interrupted by middleweight rival Demetrius Andrade after defeating Billy Joe Saunders in May.
Andrade reduced him to become the champion without defeating any big names, before Canelo called the American “Get the f**k out of here”.