David Benavidez, a two-time undefeated champion and one of the sport’s most exceptional fighters, will take on Caleb Plant, a former champion and technical expert. Featured by Showtime PPV, The match is prognosticated to be the toughest test for both of these orthodox stances
- Time: 9 p.m. ET/2 a.m. GMT
- Date: Saturday, March 25
- Venue: MGM Grand Arena
- Locations: Las Vegas, Nevada
- Broadcast: ShowTime (USA)
- Stream around the world: FightOolaTV (anywhere)
Caleb Plant vs David Benavidez: Who is better
Twice, from 2017 to 2018 and again from 2019 to 2020, Mexican-American boxer David Benavidez held the WBC super middleweight title. Benavidez, who won his first title at the age of 21, is considered to be the youngest super middleweight champion in boxing history. The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, The Ring, and BoxRec – all place him in the top three.
On the other hand, American boxer Caleb Plant held the IBF super middleweight title from 2019 to 2021. As of November 2021, he was ranked sixth by BoxRec and third among all active super middleweights by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, ESPN, and The Ring.
In the realm of professional boxing, both of these orthodox stances are well-known for their exclusive performance patterns.
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Plant v. Benavidez: Prognostications
Before making prognostication, let’s review the characteristics of the two fighters.
- Age: 26
- Debut: August 17, 2013
- Win: 26-0
- Round: 118
- Height: 184 cm
- Reach: 189 cm
- Stance: Orthodox
- Age: 30
- Released on: May 10, 2014
- Record: 22-1
- Round: 142
- Height: 185 cm
- Reach: 188 cm
- Stance: Orthodox
Caleb Plant is 1 cm taller than David Benavidez; however, Benavidez has a reach of 189 cm which is 1 cm longer than Plant’s. Also, Benavidez has got a 2 cm ape index advantage over Plant.
Benavidez enters this bout with a 26-0 record without a loss (23 KOs). His most recent contest, where he defeated David Lemieux in the third round by TKO, took place 10 months and 4 days ago.
Plant enters with a 22-1 record (13 KOs). He defeated Anthony Dirrell in the ninth round of his most recent bout, which took place 5 months and 10 days ago.
Both combatants adopt the traditional fighting position.
Benavidez will be 26 years and 3 months old on Saturday, March 25. One the other hand, Plant will turn 30 years old in 8 months.
Experts prognosticate that Benavidez has a greater chance to win the match. Although, the prognostication is somewhat difficult: just take a look on both of the fighters’ statistical data and their performance trends!
In fact, some of the prognostications on who will win the bout between David Benavidez and Caleb Plant in 2023 differ.
Benavidez v. Plant full fight card
- Caleb Plant vs. David Benavidez, for the WBC interim super middleweight title.
- Joey Spencer vs. Jesus Ramos: Super lightweight
- José Valenzuela vs. Chris Colbert; Lightweight
- Welterweight matchup between Cody Crowley and Abel Ramos
- Jose Sanmartin vs. Kevin Gonzalez; super bantamweight
- Super lightweight bout between Marcelino Nicolas Lopez and Orestes Velasquez
- Jesus Abel Ibarra vs. Demler Zamora; super featherweight
- Super middleweight bout between Nicholas Molina and Daniel Blancas
- TBA; Super featherweight; Dorian Mark Khan Jr.
- Jesus Ramon Perez vs. Robert Meriwether III; super featherweight
Fans are looking forward to Saturday’s super middleweight battle at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas between former world champions David Benavidez and Caleb Plant with great anticipation as the boxing calendar for 2023 is starting to take shape. It’s high time to get ready!