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David Benavidez Beats Caleb Plant In Decision Win

David Benavidez and Caleb Plant are both professional boxers who faced off in a highly anticipated fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight was the main PBC event of the night and was broadcast live on Showtime pay-per-view. The two fighters were competing for the WBC interim super middleweight title.

The fight lasted for 12 rounds and was eventually won by David Benavidez, who remained undefeated with a unanimous decision victory. Although Plant had a strong start, winning the first three rounds on the scorecards, Benavidez came back strongly in the later rounds and dominated the remainder of the fight.

Benavidez was praised for his performance, with many commentators noting his powerful punches and ability to control the pace of the fight. Plant, although ultimately unsuccessful, also received praise for his ability to hang tough and trade punches with his opponent.

The fight was not without controversy, as judge Tim Cheatham’s scorecard was hotly debated. Cheatham scored the fight 115-113 in favor of Benavidez, which was the closest scorecard of the three judges. Some observers felt that Cheatham’s score was too generous to Benavidez and that Plant had actually won more rounds.

Despite the controversy, the fight was a highly entertaining and competitive bout between two skilled boxers. Benavidez’s victory has set him up for potential future matchups with other top super middleweight fighters, such as Canelo Alvarez. Meanwhile, Plant will likely continue to be a top contender in the division, with many fans and analysts expecting him to bounce back from this loss.

The two men engaged in a lot of verbal warfare before the physical battle, and both were lifelong proponents of the beef’s determination that it would not be crushed. But at the end of the fight both fighters showed respect to one another.

David told Gray said, “I know I said we weren’t gonna end the beef, but we fought like warriors in the ring, and this guy’s a fuckin’ hell of a fighter,” Plant then hugged Benavidez during the interview and said “We gave the fans the best rivalry of the year, the best rivalry of the last five years.”

Benavidez continued “I knew I had to take it step-by-step, round-by-round. He’s a tough fighter, he’s not gonna give you everything in the first couple rounds, you have to find. I hit him with a lot of hard shots. I would talk shit, but I like this guy now, so I don’t want to keep it going.”

The mexican monster also called out the undisputed champion Canelo, David is currently the mandatory challenger for Alvarez WBC title, Benavidez said, “I have a lot of respect for Canelo Alvarez, but he has to give me that shot now. That’s what everyone wants to see, let’s get in the ring in September.”

As for Plant, he gave his thoughts on the fight and his long-term rivalry he said, “I take nothing from David. We haven’t been the best of friends, but we got in the ring and settled it like men, that’s what you’re supposed to do, when the best get in there with the best, you roll the dice, somebody’s going to come up short.

“I’ve got in there and rumbled with the best in the world. I haven’t ducked nobody, and maybe we can have a rematch in the future. David was the better man tonight and I take nothing from him. Congratulations to him and his family, he’s a hell of a fighter,”