Edgar berlanga, one of the biggest prospects in the super middle division, suffered a left arm injury in his fight with Marcelo Esteban Coceres. In addition, he will seek to fight with Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez in the next two years.
The boxer of Puerto Rican blood will undergo an MRI to determine the severity of the injury. However, there is fear that it is a tear in the left bicep.
Bob arum, President of Top rank and promoter of Berlanga, said he was looking for me to fight on December 11 at the Madison Square Garden, from New York, on an important date for the public of Puerto Rico.
But the representative of Edgar, Keith Connolly, informed Boxing Scene that you will not be able to return on that date.
Berlanga fought last Saturday, October 9, in the function of Deontay Wilder and Tyson fury, against the Argentine Coceres.
Although he won by unanimous decision by triple card of 96-93, this was the fight that cost him the most as he received several blows from Marcelo esteban, who even sent him to the canvas for the first time in the ninth round.
In addition, it was his second consecutive match in which he failed to knock out his opponent. In his previous 16 fights, he put them to sleep in the first round.
Berlanga points to Canelo
Edgar berlanga, who is 18-0 with 16 victories by way of knockout, said that in the future he would like to face Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez.
“Two more years, two more,” asked the Puerto Rican for the time he lacks to fight the Mexican in an interview with You Can’t Play Boxing, prior to his fight with Marcelo Esteban Coceres.
Saul and Caleb Plant They will unify the 168-pound belts on November 6 to have an undisputed champion.