Canelo Alvarez-Caleb Plant live results and analysis

LAS VEGAS -- Canelo alvarez kept on swarming round after round even as his mysterious opponent glided around Saturday's ring at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Canelo didn't stop coming and the pressure grew. Caleb Plant was his opponent, whom he claimed was his most hated. He promised him a punishment and he won.

Plant was floored by a brutal left hook and a vicious right uppercut. He never recovered. Plant tried to flee danger on unsteady feet, but Alvarez saw the moment. Russell Mora, referee, stopped the bout at Round 11.

Punch Stats Punches Alvarez plant Total landed 112 101 Jabs thrown 15 42 Jabs 102 232 Percent 14% 18% power landed 102 59 Power throw 251 209 Percent 41% 268% -- Courtesy CompuBox

Alvarez was a top-ranked fighter and the pound-for-pound No. 1. 1 fighter. He is the undisputed super middleweight champion and the first fighter to have all four belts in one weight category.

Alvarez (57-1, 39KOs), 31-year-old Alvarez, Guadalajara Mexico is a four-division champion. Alvarez won the WBC and WBA belts in December after a decision win over Callum Smith. In May, he won the WBO title by defeating Billy Joe Saunders.

Plant, 29, from Nashville, Tennessee (21-1, 12KOs), won the IBF strap in 2019. He had previously defended the belt three more times before falling to Alvarez.

Here's the full fight recap

Round-by-round analysis

Round 11: Canelo alvarez scores two knockdowns on Caleb Plant in Round 11. The referee stops the match after the second. The first knockdown was his last. Canelo Alvarez is the current undisputed super middleweight champion. TKO 11.

Round 10: Caleb Plant showed good defense and movement. These are attributes we knew he would have going in. He hasn't shown a willingness or ability to fight in a losing fight. Canelo, 10-9 98-92 Canelo

Round 9: Plant finally unloads with a large combination at the end, but it wasn’t enough to win round. Alvarez continues to slap Plant in corners, inflicting punishment. Canelo, 10-9 88-83 Canelo

Round 8: Caleb Plant is barely throwing his right hand and content to let Canelo jab. Alvarez continues to apply pressure and throw body shots. Plant could win some rounds if he could make Canelo take a few more shots. Canelo, 10-9 78-74 Canelo

Round 7: Alvarez is putting it all on right now and crushing Plant to pieces. Caleb will respond with a solid counter right but they are too few and far between. Alvarez cruises to victory. Canelo, 10-9 68-65 Canelo

Round 6: Canelo Alvarez is rolling now. Plant was battered by him in this round. He used a lot of right hands to hit the body, making the area red and with lots of left hooks. Plant did not throw any power shots using his right hand. Canelo, 10-9 58-56 Canelo

Round 5: Caleb Plant makes Canelo miss, but not making him pay. Alvarez hit Plant with a huge left hook in the face. His relentless pressure is winning this fight. Canelo, 10-9 48-47, Canelo.

Round 4: A big round for the Mexican star. He landed a lot of big shots, including the left hook (both to his body and to his head). Alvarez put him on the ropes more than in the first three rounds and is now coming on after a slow start. 10-9, Canelo. 38-38

Round 3: Caleb Plant boxed beautifully. He doubled and tripled the jab to keep Alvarez away. Plant used the jab for setting up lefts to his body, and avoided any danger. Alvarez has only attacked in short bursts so far once he has Plant on his ropes. 10-9, Plant. 29-28, plant

Round 2: Caleb Plant proved to be far more successful in round 2. He used feints to set Canelo for the left hand. Alvarez finished the round with a three-punch combination that was very effective, but it's still even. 10-9, Plant. 19-19

Round 1: Canelo alvarez didn’t throw a punch for the first 90 seconds. He applied pressure and tried Caleb Plant’s timing. But he connected with some solid body shots in the second half to win the round. Canelo, 10-9.

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Total Punch Stats Dirrell Hernandez Total thrown 40 46 31% Jabs 6 6 Jabs thrown 4554 Percent 13% 11% Power Landed 34 40 Power Thrown 90 96 Percent 38% 42% -- Courtesy CompuBox

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Punch Stats Vargas Baez Total landed 215,166 Total thrown 6640 605 Percent 34% 27 Jabs landed 29 24, Jabs thrown 227,243 Percent 13% 10% Power Landed 186 142 Power Thrown 413 362 Percent 55% 39% -- Courtesy CompuBox

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Punch Stats Rodriguez Romero Total landed 85 Total thrown 31% 31% 7 Jabs landed 7 Jabs thrown at 107 105 Percent 25% 7% 3% Power landed 8 77 82 Power toss 163 230 Percent 47% and 36% -- Courtesy CompuBox

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