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Alvarez shoved Plant in the chest, and that was when the brawl began.
Caleb Plant and Saul Canelo Alvarez had their first press conference on Tuesday to promote their fight for world super-middleweight unification. The pair exchanged blows as they clashed.
Mexican Alvarez, 31 years old, shoved Plant in his chest, sending the unbeaten American staggering across the stage.
Alvarez was able to dodge a punch from Plant and landed two more of his own to make Plant look younger.
The fight will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on 6 November.
Alvarez holds the WBC, WBA, and WBO titles. He beat British boxers Callum Smith, Billy Joe Saunders and won the belts. Plant is currently the IBF title holder.
After their initial fight, Plant accused Alvarez and Alvarez of being "drug cheats" at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. This was a reference to Alvarez’s 2018 positive test for banned steroids.
Alvarez replied, "Don't make excuses prior to the fight," he said. Alvarez has only lost once in 59 professional fights.
Plant also insulted his mother, he claimed that the brawl was a scuffle.
Alvarez stated, "He can speak whatever he likes to me but not to mum." "He swung, I just pushed him."
Tennessee native Plant holds a record of 21-0 and aimed a lefthook at Alvarez, after he had been pushed. He then blamed his rival for the melee.
"All we were doing was staring at one another. He had something to share, and I had something to offer. He is going to beat me, and I am going to beat him," he stated.
"And then, he did what was necessary."