Awaiting the return of Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt, your promoter Fernando Beltran, assured that the Scorpion will give something to talk about in lightweight and considered that the undisputed champion, George Kambosos, It’s nothing from the other world.
“The Scorpion it’s very good, “he said. Fernando Beltran in interview with LEFT PUNCH. “I believe that Scorpion You can never rule out that he can be a leader in national boxing. “
He assured that defeat with Oscar Valdez on February 20 to lose the super featherweight title of World Boxing Council (WBC) it was a stumbling block in the career of the cancunense.
“I think it was only a stumble,” said the head of Zanfer promotions. “But we’re going forward, he’s a super fighter.”
Berchelt, who changed teams and now trains with Jorge Capetillo, could return to activity in March and assured that he is ready to measure himself at the most difficult of the 135 pounds, including Kambosos. Beltran He asserted that the Australian is nothing to write home about, but he would like more than Berchelt be measured with Vasyl Lomachenko.
“Kambosos it does not make me a thing of the other world, “he said Beltran. “And honestly, Lomachenko It is tough, but the whole division is very tough. I would love the fight with Lomachenko. We are thinking that in March I will return Miguel”.
They will look for Chon Zepeda to fight for an interim title
Another of the boxers who is waiting for the date is José “Chon” Zepeda, mandatory challenger of the CMB to meet the super lightweight champion Josh taylor, who has a commitment in February, so they will ask for an interim title fight for the Mexican.
“We asked the CMB an interim title opportunity, “he confirmed Beltran. “We want to make him world champion, especially for giving him value because he deserves it.”
On February 26, the fight between the undisputed champion is scheduled Josh taylor Y Jack catterall, and if the first comes out with the victory, surely it will be a few months before he faces Zepeda, situation whereby in Zanfer they want the Mexican to play an interim title.
“It is not fair to me to wait so long to contest a world title,” he said. Beltran. “Yes, of course there will be an opportunity and he will fight for a world title, he is a boy with a great future, we are thinking that it could be in February.”