“To close spaces for him and hurt him with my blows”: Pulga Soto goes for victory against Bomba González


After almost four months of preparation, the Mexican boxer Elwin “Pulga” Soto will have his last sparring session this Tuesday, before his fight with Jonathan “Bomba” González.

Thus, he will be declared ready for the fourth defense of the light flyweight title of the World Boxing Organization (OMB). It will be held on October 16, in one more edition of the boxing wars between Mexico and Puerto Rico.

“My preparation has been quite long. We have been training for months, and I feel ready for the fight, “he said. Elwin soto in an interview with LEFT PUNCH. “I already want to get out of this commitment and with my hand up. I feel happy, it will be another defense and now against a Puerto Rican. This rivalry is always characterized because there is war all the time, I feel happy about that ”.

Soto, with a professional record of 19-1, three by way of knockout, was crowned on June 21, 2019 after knocking out the Puerto Rican Angel “Tito” Acosta.

He already defended his scepter with rivals like the Filipino Edward Hay, the Nicaraguan Carlos Buitrago and the japanese Katsunari takayama. Now he will be facing a dangerous southpaw, but he knows how to beat him.

“We know that The bomb Gonzalez he is a very dangerous rival ”, he acknowledged Elwin “Flea” Soto. “He is skilled with his legs. He will try to move, and I will try to do my job, which is to close his steps and be there, hurting him with my blows. We know that he is a rival that is respected ”.

The evolution of the Pulga Soto

With more than two years as world champion, the Flea soto He asserted that his evolution in the ring has been notorious, sure that in each fight he looks better and this will not be the exception.

“I have changed a lot in what my training is, in my boxing,” he considered. Soto. “Every time I am developing better and that is noticing little by little. That is what I tell the press, that in each fight I am going to look much better, in better physical condition and try to improve in each training session ”.

Virtually no weight issues, Soto he will close preparation on Tuesday with his last sparring session, “the rest of the week and the end of working with a lot of ease, is to put on weight and leave like this” towards the lawsuit to be held at Chukchansi Park in Fresno, California.

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