Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant Fight Purse, Payouts, Salaries

Best pound for pound boxer in the world Canelo Alvarez will face IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Plant on November 06 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada.

Both fighters will put all their titles on the line. Hence, Alvarez will be defending WBA (Super), WBC, WBO, and The Ring super middleweight titles, while he will be looking to grab the IBF super middleweight title. On the other hand, Caleb Plant will be seeking to get WBA (Super), WBC, WBO, and The Ring super middleweight titles while defending his IBF super middleweight title.

The winner of this most anticipated event will be the first undisputed super middleweight champion in boxing history. So, evidently a huge amount of purse will be on the line.

Canelo Alvarez’s journey to greatness started in December 2020, when he defeated Callum Smith and won the current titles. Since then, he defended the title twice against Avni Yıldırım and Billy Joe Saunders, while also won the WBO super middleweight title. Nevertheless, Alvarez will start Saturday’s event with 56-1-2 and 38 KOs.

Meanwhile, Plant earned the IBF title back in 2019 by defeating José Uzcátegui by unanimous decision. Since then, he defended his titles three times against Mike Lee, Vincent Feigenbutz and Caleb Truax. Now, Plant is appearing in the best fight of his career with a 21-0 and 12 KOs record.

Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant Purse

Canelo Alvarez v Caleb Plant
WBC/WBA/WBO super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez (L) and IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Plant (R) pose during a news conference at MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 03, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two will face off on November 6 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Alvarez’s return to Showtime PPV has already drawn attention of many fans worldwide while Plant is undefeated American who happens to boost the PPV sales when he is on a card. Therefore, this bout is not different. Considering their past fight records and data from different news and sources, we have found that the Alvarez vs Plant fight might sell more than 1 million PPV.

Alvarez will get 60% PPV share while Plant is entitled to earn 40% of the PPV sales. However, depending on the organizers the final PPV sales might be revealed after the fight. As per sources, apart from the PPV sales Canelo Alvarez will earn a guaranteed $40 million while Caleb Plant will earn a $10 million guaranteed purse.

Fighters Guaranteed Purse PPV Share Total Payout with PPV Share (Approximately)
Canelo Alvarez $40 million 60% $60 million
Caleb Plant $10 million 40% $13 million

However, these payouts don’t include any deduction for some classified items such as licenses, insurance and taxes.

Note: These informations were pieced together from various news sources and authors, which is assumed to be reliable. As soon as the final payout is disclosed, we will update the data. 


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