Josh warrington recognized the punch of Mauricio Lara, after the Mexican knocked him out in nine rounds in one of the biggest upsets in English boxing history.
“Thank you all for your good wishes, I am back at home with my family and recovering,” wrote the British in Twitter. “Many congratulations to Lara, that friend does hit. The warrior is going to return ”.
Thank you for all the well wishes, I’m back home with the family and recovering!
Big congratulations to Lara, that lad can punch.
The Warrior will return! #WarringtonLara
– Josh Warrington (@J_Warrington) February 14, 2021
Warrington, who suffered his first professional defeat, warned a little less than a month ago of the hit of the Mexican. The Englishman had to go to the hospital for some tests and it was discovered that his jaw ended up broken.
“The videos I’ve seen of him have a strange punching power”, confessed the English in an interview for Sky Sports which was published on January 19. “I’ve seen him hit other guys and it seems like there isn’t much to his punches, but then they do funny dances and the fight stops.”
MauricioFor his part, he traveled abroad for the second time and was considered the underdog by a wide margin, which caused a greater surprise when he stopped the fight in round 9.
No championship was involved in the fight, since Warrington He gave up the featherweight title of the IBF last January for not wanting to fight against the mandatory rival of the organization.
There is a rematch clause, but Eddie hearn, promoter of WarringtonHe was cautious about it and assured that it will depend on the English if they fight again or not.