WBO light-flyweight champion Elwin Soto has signed for Matchroom Boxing.
Soto (18-1, 12 KOs) is the most recent Mexican expertise to affix Matchroom’s spectacular promotional roster, following within the footsteps of four-weight world champion Canelo Alvarez, WBC/WBA Tremendous 115lbs champion Juan Francisco Estrada and WBC flyweight king Julio Cesar Martinez.
He gained the WBO crown with a final ditch, 12th spherical win over Angel Acosta in June 2019 and has subsequently retained the title twice in opposition to Edward Heno and Carlos Buitrago. Matchroom anticipate to announce the 24-year-old’s promotional debut shortly.
“I need to thank Eddie Hearn from Matchroom and Zanfer for this nice alternative,” stated Soto. “I’m very excited to announce my subsequent defence after which occurring to unify the division.”
Promoter Hearn added: “I’m delighted to welcome one other Mexican world champion to the roster in Elwin Soto. His world title win over Acosta was a dramatic, fairytale second, and this younger man is admittedly rising into being a world champion.
“We all know that the smaller weight courses at all times assure thrilling fights, and I can’t wait to see Elwin proceed his journey to the largest fights at light-flyweight and above, beginning very quickly.”