Issue | News | Premium | Jul 05 2019

Caleb Plant: ‘I don’t think that any of these super-middleweights are on my level’

From a small town with no boxing, to upsetting a feared opponent to win his world title, Caleb Plant is still only just getting started
Caleb Plant
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CALEB PLANT, the IBF super-middleweight champion, knows Britain has a lot to offer the 168lbs division.

Liverpool’s Callum Smith holds the WBA title, Brighton’s popular Chris Eubank Jnr defeated James DeGale earlier this year and Billy Joe Saunders plays a key role too after moving up to win the WBO belt in a second weight class.

“I appreciate the UK fans, they’re a huge part of boxing. They treat their fighters well, they’re huge boxing fans. [The next fight] makes me come a step closer to filling up an arena over there one day in a unification,” Plant told Boxing News.