Rey Martínez seeks unification fight with Sunny Edwards

Rey Martínez quiere a Sunny Edwards

Julio César “Rey” Martínez, fly champion of the CMB, wants to hold a unification fight against Sunny edwards, monarch of FIB, as the first goal for 2022.

“I want all the belts, so Sunny Edwards, Artem Dalakian and Together Nakatani they are there ”, he said The king to Ring TV. “That is my goal.”

Martinez acknowledged that he would be honored to fight before Edwards to leave the episode behind with his brother Charlie.

July faced him in 2019 in Greenwich. He was originally declared the winner by knockout in the third round. However, the fight was declared without a decision after the Englishman received a blow while on his knees.

“It would be an honor to face Sunny, a huge opportunity to put an end to what happened in the fight with his brother Charlie“, he pointed. “He has a belt and we want to unify. We would be happy to travel to England for the fight ”.

Since that fight with Charlie the King has not fought in England and has entered the ring between USA and Mexico in the last two years.

Martinez He is clear that, if the unification of the flyweights cannot occur, he will consider going up to the super flyweights to face the top fighters.

“If he can’t get through next year, I’ll move to the super featherweight division and there I’ll try to make fights with The Gallo Estrada, Chocolatito (González) or Sr. Rungvisai“, He pointed.

Rey Martinez wants Sunny Edwards

Rey Martínez wants unification

For now, The king prepares to defend his belt against interim agency champion McWilliams Arroyo, on Friday, November 19, at the SNHU Arena Manchester, on USA.

Martinez He assured that after just under five months of his last fight, he is ready to make his fifth defense successfully.

“I am in excellent shape, both physically and mentally,” he stated. We have taken it upon ourselves to get to a thousand percent for this fight. I’m very eager to come back and win, defend my belt and win by points or knock out, but the most important thing is victory.

Finally, Julius Caesar He also said that he is happy for the recognition beyond Mexican lands and declared that he is ready to point to unification as his main objective in the future.

“I am beginning to be recognized in other territories and we are happy to come to other new cities, meet new fans and I hope to give them joy with what they will see in the ring,” he said. “We want to win and then look to other champions so we can unify the division and show who the real king is.”

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