Lourdes Juárez goes for second super flyweight world title defense against Luz Elena Aguilar

Lourdes Juárez va por segunda defensa de título mundial súper mosca frente a Luz Elena Aguilar

Lourdes Juarez will make the second defense of the World Boxing Council super flyweight title this Friday when he faces Luz Elena Aguilar, the champion aware that experience works in her favor, but without trusting herself to a rival who will try to surprise her.

“As I said, I respect my rivals, they are all to be respected,” he said. Lourdes Juarez in an interview with LEFT PUNCH. “Whether or not she has a record, a girl who gets into the ring is because she knows how to throw punches.”

The Little Lulu dethroned last December 12 Guadalupe Martinez and made the first defense seven months later, before Diana Fernandez. He left his record at 32-2, four wins by knockout; her rival in turn has barely 10 fights (7-2-1) and less than three years as a professional, but the champion is not confident.

“It is not easy at all, we cannot trust each other,” said the sister of Mariana “Barby” Juárez. “We are going for everything and we are going to defend this belt.”

Both boxers stepped on the scale this Thursday and complied for the title lawsuit. Lourdes with a weight of 52,200 kilos, the limit of the super flies, and the challenger with 51,000 kilos, without problems in the Roman.

A couple of weeks ago the chosen challenger was Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno, but in the end no agreement was reached in the negotiation, so Aguilar took that site, which changed the strategy in the team of Lourdes.

“The strategy changed, they are different boxers,” she commented. Juarez. “This girl is being given the opportunity to maybe be a champion, to go for a belt. We checked what kind of boxing she has and it was possible to work according to her boxing, we are going to do our best and work as the fight unfolds.

For this contest Lourdes was prepared at the Otomí Ceremonial Center next to the Barby juarez, and although his return to the ring was scheduled for November 27, he assured that he arrives in optimal condition.

“I feel good, light, fast, I feel with a lot of attitude and more than ready,” she said. Lourdes. “They had told me that he was fighting on the 27th, with my sister he never stopped working, with a good, different preparation. Already in Mexico City they told us that we were fighting on the 12th and we hit it a little harder than we did there, but we are ready ”.

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