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Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant undercard revealed with Anthony Dirrell and Rey Vargas included on huge night of action

, Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant undercard revealed with Anthony Dirrell and Rey Vargas included on huge night of action

CANELO ALVAREZ and Caleb Plant will top the bill on a stacked night of action when they face off in November.

The undercard for the pair’s super-middleweight unification title fight has been revealed and includes former world champions, top contenders, and rising stars in the ring.

Canelo and Caleb Plant came to blows at a pre-fight press conference

Here SunSport runs the rule over the bouts served up as support for the blockbuster main event at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Anthony Dirrell vs Marcos Hernandez

Two-time super-middleweight champion Anthony Dirrell meets contender Marcos Hernandez in a 10-rounder billed as the undercard’s co-main event.

Dirrell shares a connection to Canelo at the top of the bill.

The American once held the WBC belt currently occupied by the Mexican pound-for-pound king.

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Younger brother to former world champ Andre, The Dog has 33 victories, two defeats and two draws in a career spanning 16 years.

California native Hernandez has 15 wins and four defeats in his career so far – he is 10 years younger than his opponent in Vegas.

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Rey Vargas vs Leonardo Baez

Former WBC super-bantamweight world champ Rey Vargas steps back into the ring following an injury lay-off when he meets Leonardo Baez in another 10-rounder.

The 30-year-old Mexican (34-0, 22 KOs) captured the WBC strap from Brit Gavin McDonnell back in 2017.

Baez has knocked out his last three opponents for a 21-4 record and is four years younger than his fellow countryman Vargas.

Elvis Rodriguez vs Juan Pablo Romero

Opening the pay-per-view show will be the Dominican Elvis Rodriguez taking on Mexico’s Juan Pablo Romero.

Rodríguez (11-1-1) burst onto the scene by winning 10 for his first 11 fights by knock-out.

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Romero represented Mexico at the 2016 Olympics before turning pro a year later and remains undefeated with 14 victories in his career so far.

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