Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has revealed what rival Caleb Plante told him in his pre-fight press conference.
Two fighters ended up in an explosive, bloody brawl on Monday after talking plant waste canelo Marigold The latter has claimed.
The shock incident stunned the sport, and 31-year-old super-middleweight Canelo has since explained why he and 29-year-old Plante had an altercation.
as quoted by Sports Bible, the Mexican said: “Oh, he talked about my mom.
“He said ‘You motherf**ker’ so you passed the line right there, so I pushed him and then he came back with the left hook.”
Canelo and Plant – better known as ‘Sweethands’ – have agreed to meet in an undeniable super-middleweight clash on November 6 in Las Vegas.
Canelo, who ousted Brit Billy Joe Saunders in May, currently holds the WBA, WBC and WBO titles and is a favorite for the fight.
Plant, who boasts an undefeated 21-0 record, is the only belt missing from the Mexican’s collection – the IBF crown that he lifted in 2019.
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But the American has yet to fight a boxer of Canelo’s ability and November’s clash will be his first pay-per-view match.
In comparison, Alvarez has faced the likes of Floyd Mayweather, Gennady Golovkin and Amir Khan during his illustrious career.
Discussing the planned bout, Canelo said: “At the end of the day, that’s what I want to do with my career, make history.
“These things, like becoming the first person to be the unified champion at 168 pounds, are making history.
“It gives me immense pleasure to be one of the few to potentially hold this coveted honor in any weight category.
“For my country, that would be a great achievement. I want to be remembered as one of the greatest people in the history of the sport.”