Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant final drug test results from undisputed clash

Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant have both passed their final drug tests following their super-middleweight title fight.

Alvarez stopped Plant in the penultimate round of their fight in Las Vegas to become the first-ever unified super-middleweight champion in boxing history.

And the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency (VADA) has confirmed both fighters' final samples came back clean.

"Congratulations to Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant for successfully completing VADA testing for their November 6, 2021 bout," read the tweet from the organisation.

Alvarez was measured in his approach against Plant during the early rounds of the fight, figuring out his opponent whilst establishing his jab.

The Mexican – who promised to finish Plant in rounds seven to nine – opened up a lead on the scorecards as the fight hit the halfway stage.

Alvarez dropped Plant in the 11th round with a three-punch combination, but the American showed great heart to beat the count.

But he was soon down again thanks to several right hands and the referee wasted no time in waving the fight off.

And despite their bad blood heading into the fight, Alvarez praised Plant after being crowned as Mexico's first-ever undisputed champion.

"It hasn't been easy to get to this point. This is for everyone, especially for Mexico," Alvarez said.

"It means so much for the history of Mexico to be the undisputed champion. It makes me very happy and motivated to be one of six undisputed champions of the world.

"I have respect for Caleb Plant, he was a good fighter.

"We were men at the end, he wanted to keep fighting but I told him there was no shame. We had a great fight."

Plant has since insisted he belongs at the "top level" after the loss and sets his sights on regaining a world title at 168lbs.

Alvarez shocked the boxing world earlier this week when he announced his move up to cruiserweight to face WBA titleholder Ilunga Makabu.

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The pound-for-pound No.1 – who started his career at 140lbs – has never fought higher than 178lbs in his career as he prepares for a 32lb jump in weight.

Alvarez has the chance to become a five-weight world champion against Makabu, with the two likely to fight in May or June of next year.

But Makabu plans to spoil the party and thinks Alvarez is making a "big mistake" by moving to cruiserweight.

“I think Canelo is making a big mistake, which he is going to regret, because I'll walk away with all the [titles].

"Yes, this is boxing. I lost to Tony Bellew, but I came back. Now I'm telling you…. 100 per cent, I will knock out Canelo.”

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