Eddie hearn fully trust that Josh warrington and Mauricio “Bronco” Lara They will step into the ring for a third fight in early 2022.
“I believe 100% that another fight with Lara it will pass, ”said the president of Matchroom at the end of the function. “Josh He looked great, he boxed fantastic for two rounds and felt good with the Mexican’s punches. This trilogy must happen yes or yes, but Lara he must take his time to recover ”.
The rematch in Leeds, England, House of Warrington, ended earlier than expected after a clash of heads between Warrington and Lara, which caused a cut on the Mexican’s left eyebrow.
Hearn He confessed that he felt a bittersweet sensation as he saw the two with great potential in the first few episodes of the fight.
“I was disappointed, there was a great atmosphere around the fight and they both looked fantastic,” he commented. “It has never happened to me before that a main event ended in a technical draw in the first four rounds. I had seen it before and it had a bittersweet taste in my mouth and this happened in this fight.
He also said that the moment the heads clashed between them, he believed that Lara and his team were looking for an easy way out of the fight in Leeds, feeling that changed immediately after seeing the cut of The Bronco.
“As soon as the head-butt happened, I didn’t think it was that serious,” he said. “At first I believed that Lara and his team were looking for an excuse to leave the fight, but then I saw the cut and understood everything. I really wanted to see at least two or three more rounds, the fight was on the right track. Josh it’s healthy, Lara it’s okay. And that he suffered one of the worst cuts I have ever seen ”.
After the fight, Warrington he apologized to the fans of Leeds and he said he was ready for a trilogy as well as soon as the possibility exists.
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Nevertheless, Eddie hearn confessed that possibly Josh get into the ring once more before the end of the year, even if not with Lara.
“I want to keep Josh active and I hope to be able to do another fight in December against any of the champions that are available ”, he pointed out.
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