Luis “Pantera” Nery Y Brandon figueroa fulfilled the weight for their fight tomorrow, May 15 at the Dignity Health Sports Park from Carson, California. The panther He left the scale at 122 pounds and the Mexican American recorded 121.2.
When the Tijuana boxer went up to the Roman and their weight was announced, in the limit of 122 pounds, he raised his hand and immediately turned to see his team requesting liquid to rehydrate. Nery it marked the limit of the division and it was seen in adverse physical conditions. It looked like he had struggled considerably to get to the weight.
During the time that Brandon figueroa went to the scale to record his weight, and until they did the face-to-face, the Nery Panther he kept taking serum.
The battle will put into play the absolute belt of the CMB in possession of Panther and the regular championship of the AMB which is in the hands of Figueroa.
“The style of Brandon it really fits with what I want to do in the ring ”, considered the Mexican. “I know that I can achieve everything I want in this division and show all my skills in this fight. This style will go better with mine than the one from the last fight.
Nery He arrives with an undefeated record of 31 wins, 24 by knockout, but will live his first fight after cutting ties with Eddy reynoso after not feeling comfortable with the style they were carrying out in the ring.
Nery he returned to his former coach Ismael Ramirez to fight for the second time in the 55 kg division. You will make the first exposure of your CMB.
While, Figueroa He is also undefeated in his 22 professional fights, where he has won 16 times via chloroform.
Brandon He assured that he has his eyes on Stephen Fulton, monarch of the OMB. He has more significant experience than the Mexican in the division, where he has had most of his boxing career.
Despite the experience, Figueroa He announced that this could be the fight of the year.
“Fulton It’s the fight you wanted, but first I have to go through Nery. I know that Luis Nery he comes to fight, “he said Brandon. “He’s a strong fighter in the 118-pound division, but the 122-pound division is a different story. I feel like it could be the fight of the year. “
The winner of the match will return to the ring on September 11 against Stephen Fulton, current champion of the OMB to make a fight for the unification of the belts.
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