Uzcategui, Plant set for showdown in Los Angeles

IBF World Super Middleweight Title

Jose Uzcategui v Caleb Plant

Sunday, 13 January 2019

Microsoft Theatre, Los Angeles, USA

Champion Jose Uzcategui and challenger Caleb Plant will fight for the right to be called the IBF World Super Middleweight champion at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, 13 January 2019.

Uzcategui hails from Venezuela and is known by the nickname ‘Bolivita’. He is a hardened veteran with a professional record of 28-2-0 (23 knockouts).

Uzcategui is known by the nickname ‘Bolivita’

The 28-year-old claimed the IBF World Super Middleweight Title with a with a ninth round TKO victory over Andre Dirrell in their rematch in March. He lost the first fight by disqualification in 2017.

Plants hails from America and is known by the nickname ‘Sweet Hands’. He boasts an undefeated record of 17-0-0 (10 knockouts).

The 26-year-old defeated tough veteran Rogelio Medina in February 2018 (with an impressive unanimous decision victory) to move into position to challenge for his first world title belt.

Plant is known by the nickname ‘Sweet Hands’.

Tale of the tape:


Jose Uzcategui

Record: 28-2-0

KOs: 23 (77%)

Weight: 75.34kg

Height: 188cm

Reach: 194cm

Stance: Orthodox

Age: 28

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Caleb Plant

Record: 17-0-0

KOs: 10 (59%)

Weight: 76.36kg

Height: 185cm

Reach: 188cm

Stance: Orthodox

Age: 26

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Published: 01/10/2019