Canelo Alvarez Targeting May For Return To Ring Following TKO Victory Over Caleb Plant: "In May Because My Body Needs Rest"

Canelo Alvarez is looking to take a little bit of time to relax, following his historic 11th round TKO win over Caleb Plant on Saturday night.

Alvarez became the first boxer in history to unify all four titles at 168 pounds with his victory over Plant, his fourth fight in the last 12 months. The 31-year old Mexican boxing superstar spoke to the media in the post-fight press conference following the win and said he is planning on taking a break from competing and is going to enjoy his accomplishment with his family over the next few months, before probably returning to the ring in May 2022.

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“In May because my body needs rest. I need to rest. I need to recover. So, it’s probably gonna be May when I come back," Alvarez said (h/t Boxing Scene). "The wear and tear really is during the training sessions, trying to make weight. That’s when you feel really the tiredness of it all. But right now, if I have to tell you, I feel a hundred percent. My body is responding splendidly. And all I need now is some rest until May, and then we will go on to the next challenge.”

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