Julio César “Rey” Martínez wants to be part of the billboard of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez in the month of September, to defend the fly belt from the CMB against McWilliams Arroyo.
“Mister Eddy reynoso (the coach of Martinez) told us that if we finished (Joel) Cordova early and spectacular, we could appear on the next billboard of Canelo Alvarez”, Confessed the King to BoxingScene.com. “All you need to know (is the date) and we will be ready.”
Martinez comes from defeating on June 26 Cordova by knockout in the sixth round, on the undercard organized by the Canelo Y Eddy reynoso With Eddie hearn on Guadalajara Jalisco.
Now in his mandatory defense of the 112-pound title he has to face the Puerto Rican Stream, who is 21-4 with 16 wins via chloroform. In February 2021 he defeated Abraham Rodriguez by knockout in the fifth episode.
“The next thing for us that we seek is the mandatory (defense) against Stream”, Continued the Mexican boxer. “Hopefully, he will be ready for us in what will be, without question, a great and memorable war.”
Also Julius Caesar He talked about what he would like to achieve in 2022, after putting on his mandatory fight.
“I want to become the undisputed fly champion,” he said. “Once I hit that, I’d be going up (to 115) pounds and facing the best like (Juan Francisco) Gallo Estrada Y (Román) Chocolatito González”.
Canelo Alvarez Y Eddie hearn are in negotiations with Al haymon Y Caleb Plant to carry out the fight in which they will unify the 168-pound belts.
However, according to what the English promoter shared, there have been some obstacles along the way, but they are confident that the contest will be closed by September, either for the 11th or 18th.