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Erika Cruz put his fully confident that next Saturday he will beat Amanda Serrano and will leave the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden with all featherweight titles.
At a press conference one day before the weigh-in and two days before the fightthe Mexican boxer, who will defend the World Boxing Association (WBA) scepter, showed that she trusts her work in camp and that she will win against the Puerto Rican monarch of the World Boxing Organization (WBO), the World Boxing Council (WBC), the International Boxing Federation (IBF), the International Organization (OIB) and the belt from The Ring magazine.
“I declare myself victorious in the name of God. On Saturday Mexico will make history. If God allows me, (I will) take the victory. I hope things go as we wish, as we work”, Said the Aztec contender.
The overwhelming media comments and the statistics that place the Puerto Rican as a wide favorite Cruz downplayed and revealed that he has tried to ignore it so as not to lose focus.
“We are not focused on what they will say. We are not focused on what they say on social media. We’re not getting distracted by anything“, he narrowed.
For his part, Amanda Serrano, who has reigned in seven divisions and who starred in the fight of the year in 2021 against the Irish monarch Katie Taylor, showed great respect to the Aztec boxer, but he emphasized the importance of combat and predicted a big fight in which he said he would win the show.
“I know that she is a tough Mexican boxer, she is a world champion and she is the last piece of the puzzle. We both want the same thing and we will show that on Saturday. The real winners will be the fans. It will be a great fight,” he said.
“This entire camp has been focused on Erika Cruz. I have great respect for him. It will be a historic night for both of us,” she added.
Finally, he revealed his intentions and revealed what his engine is to seek victory next Saturday.
“My goal in recent times is to be the first undisputed Puerto Rican champion, it is my goal because my country has had champions in all divisions”, he concluded.
Érika Cruz will enter the fight with a record of 15-1 and 3 KO’s, while Amanda Serrano will do so with a record of 43-2-1, 30 KO’s.
When, at what time and where can you see the fight between Érika Cruz and Amanda Serrano?
The protagonists of the historic fight will face each other on Saturday, February 4 at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden and you will be able to follow the broadcast of the fight in the United States via DAZN, starting at 8pm ET / 5pm PT.
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