Luis “Pantera” Nery, world champion super bantamweight CMB, he takes the floor of the newly crowned monarch OMB in the same category, Stephen Fulton, who after dethroning Angelo leo last Saturday, he warned that he wants to unify belts at 122 pounds.
“Fight against Fulton it would be a war, “he said Panther Nery in interview with The Athletic. “Fulton he looked very good and strong. Fulton fought in the style of (Angelo) Leo and he did well. That was good for me to see, because styles make fights and that’s my style. A fight against me on the field would be a good thing because I am stronger.
Fulton dominated Leo by cards of 118-110, 119-109 and 119-109 to remove the super bantamweight belt from the WBO to Angelo. Stephen had just under a year of inactivity, after he defeated by unanimous decision Arnold khegal on January 25, 2020 and a COVID-19 contagion prevented him from facing Leo in August.
For its part, Nery hopes to get into the ring next March against Brandon figueroa, who is the 122-pound monarch of the AMB. The Tijuana native is undefeated and the last time he fought was on August 26, 2020, defeating by unanimous decision Aaron Alameda.
“The difference between him (Fulton) and I am that I hit harder, “he said Panther on Fulton. “I want that fight after facing Figueroa”.
Future at 122 pounds
The first time that Luis “Pantera” Nery he was crowned super bantamweight world champion on September 26 by defeating by unanimous decision Aaron Alameda. He thus remained with the scepter of the CMB that was vacant.
“I think I can beat all the fighters (at 122 pounds), because I’m stronger than them,” he said. Nery. “What if (Naoya) Inoue go up to 122, I want to fight him immediately. I am very happy that there are now many big names (in the division) and more money. I am the champion of CMB. They all have to go through me and we will unify those belts. “
Nery thinks 122 pounds is one of the most talented divisions in boxing today.
“I think 122 and 135 pounds are the two best divisions in boxing today because of all those elite fighters, the best and toughest of the moment, they are in those divisions,” he explained Nery.
After dethroning Angelo leo last Saturday, Stephen Fulton, the new monarch OMB, warned that he wants to unify belts and be crowned undisputed champion. The Mexican Luis Nery has the belt of CMB, and the Uzbek Murodjon Akhmadaliev has the remaining two, that of the AMB and that of the FIB.