After testing positive for an anti Covid-19, the Mexican American fighter David benavidez and thus cancel the battle before Jose Uzcategui on August 28 in Arizona, the date is rescheduled and it will be November 13.
The fight between Benavidez and Uzcategui will be organized by Premier Boxing Champions, the fight site will remain at Phoenix, but now the venue will be the Footprint Center.
It should be remembered that this fight will be a tie to contest the super middleweight championship by the World Boxing Council, which is in the hands of the Mexican Saúl Canelo Álvarez.
David benavidez comes from getting knockout wins over Roamer Alexis Angulo in August 2020 and Ronald ellis in March 2021.
For its part, Uzcátegui He is also coming off three wins in his last four outings, defeating by knockout in 2021 at Jaime Hernandez Lopez
and Josué Obando.
David Benavidez and his future plans
Benavidez has made no secret of his intentions to fight much more renowned boxers, either with Jermall charlo or Caleb Plant for the near future.
“It would make sense for both parties,” he said. “Something that will raise my status will be to go and do these difficult fights, fight with former champions and show my great level. Sooner than later these guys will have to see me. They can’t run from me forever. “
David pointed out that his current status makes him an ideal candidate, both for Plant as for Charlo, if they want to earn a good amount of money.
“If they want a fight with a big bag, I feel like I have a strong enough name to be able to fight one,” he considered. “The bag sure would be juicy.”