Julio César “Rey” Martínez is eager to return to the ring to defend his WBC fly belt against Joel cordova as part of the new series of fights that will offer DAZN Y Matchroom on Mexico hand in hand with Canelo Promotions.
“I’m happy to go back and make up for lost time,” he said. Martinez. “It has been more than four months without a fight. I am somewhat disappointed that the last two fights have fallen, but coming back is always good. I will return with everything but fear and I will leave everything in the ring.
The king, 26, will make his fourth defense after triumphs over Cristofer Rosales (knockout in the ninth), Jay harris (unanimous decision), Moises Calleros Garcia (knockout in the second).
Martinez He assured that he is fully recovered from the injury he suffered in his hand, so there will be no excuses against Córdova.
“Eddy reynoso Y (Mauricio) Sulaiman they saw the damage and we better decided to be careful and not fight ”, he commented. “Now I am happy because I have this great opportunity to come back and I thank everyone for the great support they gave me during this time.”
Cordova He enters the fight with four losses in his 19 professional fights, but has not lost since 2018 and has two draws and five wins.
However, Martinez you don’t trust yourself and you already have a defined strategy to get ahead.
“We already know him and he knows it,” he said. “It will be a great fight, we have sparred before. We collaborate with Cocky with an exhibition sparring. He has a lot of heart, and I assure you that the best will win. I will do what I already know how to do, attack and not go crazy ”.
The fight will take place in Guadalajara and it is the star of an event in which the Cuban also Daniel Matellon will defend his interim title from the mini fly of the AMB
in view of José Argumedo.
– Matchroom Boxing (@MatchroomBoxing) June 24, 2021