Caleb Plant tossed a drink at Ryan Garcia, almost causing a brawl, last Saturday night at the Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis vs. Frank Martin event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Plant Throws Drink, Cites Disrespect Towards Wife

The former IBF super middleweight champion Plant (22-2, 13 KOs), who has lost two out of his last three fights, appeared to have words with the light welterweight star, Ryan Garcia, as he departed from the Tank-Martin fight. Plant, 31, threw a drink at Ryan, causing a scuffle.

Plant said that Ryan had been talking about his wife on social media, and he wouldn’t let her be bullied.

“Once you start talking about somebody’s wife, it makes it a little bit different. At the same time, I know he needs a lot of help, but if he keeps it up, I’m sure he’ll get the help he’s looking for,” said Caleb Plant to Naji last Saturday night at the Gervonta Davis vs. Frank Martin fight in Las Vegas.

“I’m not looking to, but I’m not looking to get bullied either, and neither is my wife,” said Plant when told that he’s looking to ‘smack’ people.

“Just August on August 10th or August 17th, and I’m excited to be back. I’ve been grinding,” said Plant about when he’s planning to return to the ring.

Weight Difference Prevents Resolution in the Ring

Unfortunately, the two fighters are too far apart in weight to settle it in the ring, as they’re separated by 3 to 4 divisions. It’s unclear if Ryan, 25, plans on moving up to welterweight when he returns to the ring.

He’s coming off a twelve-round majority decision over WBC light welterweight champion Devin Haney on April 20th, but Ryan missed weight by three pounds for that fight.

Plant (22-2, 13 KOs) is expected to fight on August 17th against veteran Jesse Hart (31-3, 25 KOs) in a tune-up-level fight. ‘Sweethands’ Plant hasn’t fought since March of last year when he was beaten by David Benavidez by a twelve-round unanimous decision in a grueling fight.

Plant’s last win was two years ago when he stopped former super middleweight champion Anthony Dirrell in the ninth round. Before that, Canelo Alvarez knocked Plant out in the eleventh round in 2021.

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