Canelo Alvarez is reportedly closing in on an undisputed title battle with Caleb Plant on September 18.
Mexico’s pound-for-pound king has run via the super-middleweight division like a steam practice since returning to 168lbs in December.
Canelo dominated Callum Smith to take his WBA title and win the vacant WBC.
He then battered overmatched necessary Avni Yildirim in February and stopped Billy Joe Saunders by breaking his eye socket in Might.
With the Saunders win, Canelo turned a three-belt WBA, WBC and WBO champion, needing simply the IBF to be totally undisputed.
Step ahead present champion Caleb Plant.
In accordance with ESPN, Canelo and Plant are within the strategy of finalising a deal to fulfill on September 18.
On account of his free agent standing, the 31-year-old has been capable of compete on whichever community he chooses since his launch from Golden Boy final yr.
Canelo has labored with Eddie Hearn on DAZN for the Smith, Yildirim and Saunders fights.
Now he’ll soar over and work with Al Haymon’s PBC on FOX PPV to face Plant.
Plant has a document of 21-0 (12 KOs).
He turned world champion with a powerful dethroning of Jose Uzcategui in January 2019.
Plant has since made three profitable defences, however not competed wherever near Canelo’s stage to date.