Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt revealed that his future is aimed at a rematch against Oscar Valdez, or move up to lightweight for more challenges.
If your body is no longer able to mark 130 pounds, Miguel Berchelt he’s ready to invade the lightweight division. There he would face rivals like Ryan Garcia, Vasyl Lomachenko, Teofimo Lopez or Devin Haney, although he does not rule out a rematch with Oscar Valdez.
“A lot of people I think they would love to see a rematch with Oscar for the title that I held for 4 years, “he said Berchelt, former super featherweight champion of the World Boxing Council. “It looked a bit difficult in the first defense he had against (Robson) Conceicao. We would love to see a rematch. “
In an interview at the Instagram of the CMB, the Scorpion He said that you also have to know how to listen to the body and if it is difficult to set the limit of the super featherweight, climbing at 135 is the option.
“But it is also very wise to listen to the body,” he commented. Berchelt. “He is very intelligent. I think that 4 years in 130 it was already difficult for me to mark the division, the body has already been damaged. I am no longer 20-25 years old, I am close to 30. Then, the body swells and it is more difficult to mark the 3-4 pounds that it cost you very well ”.
Berchelt wants revenge with Valdez, but does not rule out gaining weight
To make the decision and get to light weight, the Scorpion Berchelt he is very clear that he would be a good fit and that there are big names in search of quality fights.
“The Scorpion I would add to this list ”, he made clear Berchelt. “I think it is important to listen to the body and if it is necessary to go up to 135, where are they? Ryan, Lomachenko, great exponents like Theophimus, Haney, we would get to fit in well ”.
Berchelt, who suffered from Covid 19 that left him with a small fibrosis, said that he is in the process of recovering to return in the best possible condition. He is very eager to put on the gloves, and more so after witnessing in the same T-Mobile Arena the fight between Tyson fury and Deontay Wilder.
“I keep running and training. I am very anxious to return, “he said. Berchelt. “That was a great fight, the courage they showed, a lot of heart from Wilder. He had the champion on the canvas, that makes me want to go back, to see those kinds of shows, tickets, as if Fury he was a gladiator ”.