Benavidez/ Plant Postfight: The Good Bros.

Robert Lashley
3 min readMar 26

A recap of their terrific fight, and a brief look at the champion's ascendancy to superstardom.

Another reason why David Benavidez is beloved could be seen at the 12th round of his star-stamping victory Saturday night. And it happened right as the champion was on the brink of a brutal stoppage of a terrific fight.

The first half of it was captured by the drama of his opponent, Caleb plant fighting the fight of his life. Leaving the white south to get first rate boxing training, he shortened up his style, had a sharper jab, stopped…

Robert Lashley

Writer. Author. Former Jack Straw and Artist Trust Fellow. The baddest ghetto nerd on the planet.