Oscar Valdez, super featherweight champion of the CMB, announced who he would like to face next, after dramatically knocking out Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt.
“At the end of the day, fighting is what brings food to my family’s table”, he said during the program Max on Boxing from Max kellerman. “And, you know, we want the biggest and best fights. I would like to face (Vasyl) Lomachenko. Either with Lomachenko or Gervonta davis or the winner of Carl Frampton and Jamel herring”.
The Sonoran defeated on February 20 Scorpion, having the best performance of his entire life and dominating the entire fight until the tenth round that knocked down Berchelt.
Lomachenko He is waiting for the one who will be his next rival, after losing the belts of the light division of the AMB, FIB and OMB in view of Teofimo Lopez. He exchanged a few words with Devin Haney, but the latter will face at the end of May Jorge Linares placeholder image.
“The fight that pays the most, that’s the one I want to have,” he considered. Oscar. “But also the fights that people want to see. I don’t want to fight someone for money and then get criticized in my career saying that I’m avoiding fighters or that they scare me. I’m not afraid of anyone, but I want to take the money fights because, at the end of the day, that’s what brings food to my family’s table. “
In the case of Gervonta, even though it was said that it could go against Ryan Garcia, it was reported that he was in negotiations with Mario Barrios to fight in the super lightweight category. Davis is champion for AMB at 135 and 140 pounds.
For its part, Frampton and Herring They will face each other this April 3 in Dubai for the super featherweight belt of the OMB. If Oscar faced the winner, they would unify the 130-pound championships.