Bob arum regretted that the fight of Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt vs Oscar Valdez takes place without an audience in the bubble of MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada.
“This fight will be a classic,” he commented. Arum to Michael Woods of Bad Left Hook. “I will be watching the fight with tears in my eyes, knowing that three months later, it could have been a full house at the Staples Center“.
The combat of Alacrán Berchelt vs Óscar Valdez It was initially scheduled to take place in late 2020, but because Miguel Berchelt caught COVID-19, the fight had to be postponed.
Although they have not yet faced each other, that it is a contest between two Mexicans excites Arum.
“Mauricio Sulaiman He called me and told me that everyone in Mexico they are talking about it, “he said. “It’s like when Chavez father was fighting. I’m sure this will be very big ”.
Furthermore, the own Arum He asserted that he recognized the great effort of both fighters to carry out the fight in these circumstances, leaving open a possibility to return with the public in the future.
“This will pay off,” he said, “when these guys want to go back and fill the Staples Center within six months, I’m sure it will be guaranteed. “
Both fighters had no problem at the weigh-in, scoring 130 pounds for this Saturday’s fight.
Berchelt vs Valdez, will be the last show in the bubble
Bob arum He also announced that the billboard on February 20 will be the last in the bubble without any spectator.
“It will be our last show without fans,” he said. Arum. “The next ones will be outside the bubble. Yes, there will be tests and we will be safe. The bubble is like a medical facility, I think we are keeping the virus under control ”.