Caleb Plant

Name: Caleb Plant ( Caleb Plant )
Born: July 08, 1992
Age: 31 years old
Birthplace: Tennessee, USA
Height: 6 Feet
Occupation: boxer
Tags: boxer, athlete
Relationship Status: married Jordan Plant
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  • Horoscope: Cancer
  • Net worth: $5 000 000
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Nationality: American
  • Fathers name: Richie Plant
  • Mothers name: Beth Plant
  • Weight: 76.0
  • Hair color: Dark brown
  • Eye color: Brown
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    Caleb Plant: biography

    Caleb Plant is a professional boxer from the United States who held the IBF super middleweight title from 2019 till 2021.

    Childhood and youth

    Caleb Plant was born on July 8, 1992, in Ashland City, Tennessee, to parents who were both boxers themselves. His father was a professional kickboxer, and his mother competed in martial arts tournaments. Growing up in a family of fighters, Plant was introduced to the sport of boxing at a young age and began training when he was just eight years old.

    Young Caleb Plant with his mom
    Young Caleb Plant with his mom

    As a child, Plant faced several challenges, including poverty and homelessness. His family often struggled to make ends meet, and at one point, they were forced to live in a car. Despite these difficulties, Plant remained focused on his boxing training and was determined to become a successful fighter.

    As a teenager, Plant had a successful amateur career, winning several titles and accolades. He also worked odd jobs to support his family, including washing dishes at a local restaurant and working as a landscaper.

    Boxing career

    Caleb Plant began his professional boxing career in 2014, winning his debut fight against Travis Davidson by knockout in the first round. He quickly established himself as a rising star in the sport, winning his next 17 fights and becoming known for his powerful punches and slick boxing style.

    In 2018, Plant faced off against Rogelio Medina in a title eliminator bout for the IBF super middleweight title. Plant dominated the fight from start to finish, winning by unanimous decision and earning himself a shot at the world title.

    In 2019, Plant faced off against Jose Uzcategui for the IBF super middleweight title. In a hard-fought battle, Plant came out on top, winning by unanimous decision and becoming the new champion. Plant's victory was particularly significant, as he became the first fighter from Tennessee to win a world title in 23 years.

    Since winning the title, Plant has defended it twice, defeating Mike Lee and Vincent Feigenbutz by TKO. He has become known for his excellent footwork, defensive skills, and fast hands, and is considered one of the top fighters in the super middleweight division.

    In 2021, Caleb Plant defended his IBF super middleweight title against Caleb Truax in a dominant performance, winning by unanimous decision. He then faced off against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in November of 2021 in one of the most highly anticipated fights of the year. Despite a strong effort, Plant was ultimately defeated by Alvarez, losing his title in the process.

    Personal life

    Caleb is married to Jordan Plant, who is a Fox Sports reporter. They have been together since 2016 and got married in 2019.

    Caleb Plant has faced several challenges in his personal life, including the tragic death of his daughter in 2015. Plant's daughter, Alia, was just 19 months old when she died following the contraction of a respiratory infection, the illness progressed into pneumonia.It’s known, that his daughter experienced seizures due to an undisclosed medical ailment.

    Caleb Plant with Jordan Plant and their daughter
    Caleb Plant with Jordan Plant and their daughter / Instagram

    Besides, in March of 2019, an officer was forced to shoot Caleb Plant's mother, Beth Plant, as she brandished a knife. She was then taken to a hospital where she eventually passed away.

    Plant has been open about the impact this tragedy has had on his life, and he has used his platform as a boxer to raise awareness about child abuse and advocate for justice for victims of domestic violence.

    Accomplishments and achievements

    Here are some of the notable achievements and accomplishments of Caleb Plant:

    • Former IBF super middleweight champion
    • 2011 National Golden Gloves champion
    • 2011 U.S. National Amateur champion
    • 2011 AIBA World Championships bronze medalist
    • 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials champion (but did not compete in the Olympics due to a hand injury)
    • First fighter from Tennessee to win a world title in 23 years
    • Advocacy work for child abuse and domestic violence awareness
    • Named one of the "50 Most Influential People in Combat Sports" by Combat Press in 2020
    • Considered one of the top fighters in the super middleweight division by various boxing publications and rankings.

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