Former 4 division champion Juan Manuel Marquez is anticipating plenty of fireworks if a deal is finalized for an excellent featherweight conflict between Oscar Valdez and Emanuel Navarrete.
The WBO lately ordered the 2 boxers to collide for the vacant WBO tremendous featherweight strap, with a date give of November 19 to succeed in an settlement.
“It is an fascinating combat too, a conflict between Mexicans. Fights between Mexicans are all the time wars,” stated Marquez to BDC Boxing. “Let’s examine what sort of boxing Navarrete makes use of in opposition to Valdez, who’s extra technical, and likes to change blows and the Navarrete does as properly.
Marquez might see a really combat escape, in the event that they resolve to change massive pictures from the beginning of the combat.
“In the event that they need to change punches, I feel will probably be combat, very fascinating, with a reserved final result, it’s a punch-for-punch combat, from the primary to the twelve [round]” Marquez stated.
So far as the favourite, Marquez is giving the sting toe Navarrate. Valdez has been concerned in a number of robust fights and definitely took extra punishment throughout his profession.
Valdez is coming off a tricky determination loss by the hands of Shakur Stevenson from April of this yr. It was the primary lack of Valdez’s profession.
For his half, Navarrete has been undefeated – and captured world title in two weight courses – since dropping a 4 spherical determination again in 2012.
“I feel [Navarrete] is in his greatest second proper now. Navarrete has one thing that is essential in the sort of combat: he’s at his greatest. I feel that Navarrete is in his prime and that is superb for him [in this fight],” Marquez stated.