Elwin “Pulga” Soto, 24-year-old Mexican boxer and light flyweight champion of the OMB, signed with the promoter Matchroom who presides Eddie hearn.
“I want to thank Eddie hearn from Matchroom already Zanfer for this great opportunity, ”said the Mexicali, Baja California. “I am very excited to announce my next defense and then unify the division.”
Soto became world champion in June 2019, when he beat Angel Acosta by knockout in the twelfth round and since then he has defended the title a couple of times against Edgar hay Y Carlos Buitrago.
“I am delighted to welcome another Mexican world champion to the roster,” he said. Hearn. His victory for the world championship against Acosta It was a fairy tale moment and this young man is growing as a world champion ”.
Soto became a professional boxer in 2016 and has been 18-1 since then, losing only to Daniel Andujo by unanimous decision in his third professional fight.
“We know that the minor divisions always guarantee exciting fights and I can’t wait for them to Elwin keep going with great fights on the fly and above, starting very early, “said Hearn.
Currently the champions of the same division from other organizations are Milan melindo by FIB, Ken shiro for him CMB Y Ryochi taguchi by AMB.
His third defense will be announced soon.
✍ 𝙽𝙴𝚆 𝚂𝙸𝙶𝙽𝙸𝙽𝙶!
Welcome to the team, WBO World Light-Flyweight champion Elwin Soto! 🤝
– Matchroom Boxing (@MatchroomBoxing) April 9, 2021