Caleb Plant Claims Anthony Dirrell Will Retire After Their Saturday Fight
Caleb Plant has gone off on his next opponent Anthony Dirrell, with whom he will settle his beef the Barclay’s Center on Saturday night.
Their 12-round bout will feature as the co-main event of to Deontay Wilder vs. Robert Helenius showdown.
Speaking to media, Plant (21-1) claimed that Dirrell, 38, will hang up his gloves after he’s beaten on Saturday.
“He’s never had a successful title defense in all of his fights,” the former champ said. “… And he won’t have a successful title defense in all of his career because after Saturday night he’s up out of here, he’s retired.”
Plant is coming off his career’s maiden loss against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez where he was stopped in the 11th round. He plans to regain his titles in the long-run, but he is only focus on defeating Dirrell for now.
“I’m really not thinking past this fight. Right now I have to focus on the task in front of me,” he said.
Plant is confident that the camp he has been part of has got him into the groove back again.
“It’s been a minute since I’ve been in the ring. When we get there it’s no bullshit. Breadman (noted trainer Thomas Edwards), my dad, me, it’s been great chemistry.”