Julio Cesar Martinez defends against Joel Cardova this Saturday on Dazn ⋆ Boxing News 24


Julio Cesar Martinez says he’s wanting to make up for misplaced time as he prepares to defend his WBC World Flyweight title towards Joel Cordova within the headline struggle of the opening occasion of Matchroom and DAZN’s new collection of struggle nights in Mexico with Canelo Promotions and Clase y Talento on Saturday night time on the Dome Alcalde – CODE Jalisco in Guadalajara, stay worldwide on DAZN.

Martinez’s (17-1 13 KOs) reign as champion has been blighted by damage since touchdown the inexperienced and gold strap in December 2019, ruling him out of two defenses towards McWilliams Arroyo in Tulsa, Oklahoma final summer season and in Miami, Florida in February.

When the 26-year-old does put his belt on the road, he does so in thrilling style, with spectacular wins over Cristofer Rosales, Jay Harris, and Moises Calleros Garcia so far, however have been unable to face Arroyo and transfer onto the unification fights he needs, ‘El Rey’ feels that Saturday night time’s all-Mexican conflict is a vital second to point out that he’s the highest canine at 112lbs.

“I’m comfortable and excited to be again within the ring and have the prospect to make up for misplaced time,” stated Martinez. “It’s already been greater than 4 months with no struggle. I’m so upset that two fights fell by means of however right here’s hoping to return as I’ve all the time stated, with all the things besides concern, and to all the time go away all the things on the ring.

“It was the hand factor. I used to be boxing with super-tough guys and in a single conflict, all good clashes, by the way in which, I hit a man within the head and my metacarpal swelled. I used to be going to maneuver ahead, however Mr. Eddy Reynoso and Mr. Mauricio Sulaimán noticed the lesion and thought it was too swollen, in order that they opted to deal with me and never let me struggle.

“Now I’m comfortable however on the similar time unhappy as I had nice alternatives and since there you possibly can see the help and thank God, I used to be given all of the help by Mr. Sulaimán, Mr. Eddie Hearn, and Mr. Reynoso.

“We all know Cordova and he is aware of it. It’s going to be an excellent struggle. I’ve boxed with him earlier than. At one time, we sparred with him. We did a collaboration for el Gallito, sparring as a part of an exhibition. The man has numerous coronary heart, he additionally likes to go ahead and I really feel {that a} struggle with numerous motion goes to be excellent. And as all the time, let the very best man win.

“As all the time, to do what I do know, what I’ve skilled for with my coach Mauricio Aceves. Assault, not get too loopy, deal with myself and transfer ahead, throw out my mixtures. We’re prepared for the twelve rounds or, God keen, the struggle reaches a knockout.”

Martinez’s conflict with Cordova is a part of a stacked card in Guadalajara, with Cuba’s Daniel Matellon (11-0-2 6 KOs) making the primary protection of his interim WBA World Gentle-Flyweight title towards Jose Argumedo (24-4-1 15 KOs).

There’s a twelfth pro-outing for rising Mexican-American starlet Diego Pacheco (11-0 8 KOs), Gabriel Valenzuela (23-2-1 13 KOs) appears to construct on his spectacular win in London, England over Robbie Davies Jr in February towards Juan Ocura (14-14-1 6 KOs), Christian Alan Gomez Duran (20-2-1 18 KOs) options on the cardboard having recorded stoppage wins on two Canelo playing cards in December and Might towards unbeaten Jorge Sanchez (13-0 5 KOs).


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