The duel for the super featherweight title of the World Boxing Council, which will face two of the best exponents of Mexican fists, It is just around the corner. With the countdown already active for this Saturday, both Miguel Berchelt and Óscar Valdez are in Las Vegas after intense training camps that left them ready for what they anticipated would be one of the most demanding fights of their careers.
In one more chapter of wars between Mexicans, Valdez will challenge the Yucatecan monarch for the championship he has held since 2017 and that has led him to star in several fights of the year during his seven defenses.
« It’s a formidable fight, tIt has all the elements on paper to make it epic. History does not lie, it is not wrong, when there are two high-level Mexicans it must be a war. Berchelt can be considered to have a weight advantage, but Valdez is not a mid-table fighter. It is high level. They know that this combat will take them to another dimension. I think it will be a match that we will remember for a long time. This fight reminds me of Puas-Castillo, Espadas-Morales, Zárate-Zamora. There are countless fights between Mexicans, but Berchelt vs. Valdez has everything to be up there, « said Mauricio Sulaimán, president of the body that supports the contest during Coffee Tuesday.
Both fighters will hold the fight number 14 between Mexicans for a belt in the super featherweight division and will be the 153rd match between tricolor for a world championship, so they both recognize the great commitment that there is, beyond knowing that the result of this match will forever mark their passage through professional boxing.
«We are already in Las Vegas and I am very motivated days after this great fight. The 154th world title fight. The show is guaranteed. Let it be a knockout on this side, Oscar is a great fighter, but I am going to show why I have been a champion for four years, « declared Alacrán Berchelt, who will arrive with a record of 37-1, with 33 knockouts.
«There is a very large list of Mexican boxers who when they step into the ring give their best and this fight will not be the exception. I’m going for the title I always dreamed of, the title my idols had, « added Valdez Fierro, who maintains a 28-0 record with 22 knockouts.