Elwin “Pulga” Soto will expose your mini fly belt from the OMB against former Japanese champion Katsunari takayama, as part of the undercard for the fight between Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez Y Billy Joe Saunders, on May 8 at the AT&T Stadium, according to a report by Salvador Rodriguez from ESPN.
The billboard is expected to be complemented also by Hiroto kyoguchi, who is the current champion of the mini fly by the AMB and that, in the future, it could be faced against the Mexican to unify.
La Pulga Soto He has a record of 18-1 and maintains the belt of the OMB since June 21, 2019, when he defeated by knockout Angel Acosta placeholder image, in the Fantasy springs from Indio, California.
After that fight, Elwin successfully defended the championship on a couple of occasions against Edward Hay Y Carlos Buitrago. The last one was in October 2020.
For its part, Takayama has been champion in the minimum division for the FIB Y OMB. He will fight his first fight of the 41 of his professional career in the USA. Despite his 37 years, he has fought in Mexico, Philippines and your country of origin, but never in USA.
The flea just closed an agreement with Matchroom and must beat Takayama to have the opportunity to unify the belts with Kyoguchi.
Katsunari He recently returned to boxing with a win after almost five years of absence. It will be the last step for the Mexican to finally have a chance to win another championship.
Elwin soto he will be facing possibly the biggest stage of his career. It is expected that about 70 thousand spectators will gather in Arlington in order to Canelo Y Saunders. The rest of the billboard will be confirmed in the next few hours.
Elwin ‘Pulga’ Soto will speak to former champion Katsunari Takayama in support of Canelo-Saundershttps: //t.co/atuTo9iP9H
– Salvador Rodriguez (@ChavaESPN) April 16, 2021