Caleb Plant will defend his IBF super middleweight title against Caleb Truax on January 30, Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) announced on Wednesday night.
The 12-round bout will take place at a venue to be determined in Los Angeles, California, where PBC has promoted cards during the COVID-19 pandemic and will headline a “FOX PBC Fight Night” telecast.
The clash between Plant and Truax will pit fighters ranked in the top-10 super middleweight ranking by The Ring. Plant and Truax and ranked Nos. 2 and 6 respectively.
Plant (20-0, 12 knockouts), who fights under the PBC banner, was considered an opponent for The Ring Magazine middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez, this Saturday night, in San Antonio, Texas. There were reportedly preliminary discussions between Al Haymon, who advises Plant, and Eddy Reynoso, who co-trains and manages Alvarez, but nothing was finalized. Alvarez, who will face The Ring Magazine super-middleweight champion Callum Smith, is a promotional free agent after he was released from his contract with Golden Boy Promotions in early November.
Truax (31-4-2, 19KOs) focuses on a second super middleweight title rule, however bearing a multitude of misfortune in arriving at this point. The previous titlist from Minnesota battled only once in 2020, a rust-shaking eight-round focuses win this previous January.
The session came a long time in the wake of pulling out from a title eliminator rematch with Peter Quillin the previous summer in the wake of enduring a physical issue that necessary medical procedure. The two battled four months earlier, however their shortened undertaking finishing with Truax enduring a cut in the second round of their disposal challenge last April.
Caleb Plant will protect his IBF super-middleweight title against Caleb Truax on January 30, Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) declared on Wednesday night.
The 12-round session will occur at a scene to be resolved in Los Angeles, California, where PBC has advanced cards during the COVID-19 pandemic and will feature a “FOX PBC Fight Night” broadcast.
The conflict between Plant and Truax will pit warriors positioned in the best 10 super middleweight positioning by The Ring. Plant and Truax and positioned Nos. 2 and 6 individually.
A plant (20-0, 12 knockouts), who battles under the PBC flag, was viewed as an adversary for The Ring Magazine middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez, this Saturday night, in San Antonio, Texas. There were allegedly starter conversations between Al Haymon, who prompts Plant, and Eddy Reynoso, who co-prepares and oversees Alvarez, yet nothing was settled. Alvarez, who will confront The Ring Magazine super-middleweight champion Callum Smith, is a limited-time free specialist after he was delivered from his agreement with Golden Boy Promotions toward the beginning of November.
PLANT VS TRUAX INFO
Caleb Plant will square off against Caleb Truax on Saturday 30th January 2021 at Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.
The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This contest is for the IBF super-middleweight championship of the world.
The plant will be making his 3rd defense of the IBF World Super Middleweight Championship. He won this belt against Jose Uzcategui in January 2019. He had held this belt for 2 years.
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SATURDAY 30TH JANUARY 2021
SHRINE EXPOSITION CENTER, LOS ANGELES, USA
IBF WORLD SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
ESTIMATED RINGWALK : SUN 9:00AM