Two of the finest super-middleweight of today’s boxing will meet inside the ring in 2023. The former IBF world champion Calep Blan and the fomrer WBC champion David Benavidez will square of fin the first quarter of 2023, a source told ESPN.
The winner of the bout will become the interim WBC champion, as he will become the mandatory challenger to Canelo Alvarez.
Benavidez, 25, is undefeated in the pro ranks with 26 wins. He was last seen inside the ring in May 2022 when he beat David Lemiux via KO.
Plant, 30, returned to his winning days this past October when he defeated Anthony Dirrell via KO.