LAS VEGAS — Undefeated WBC tremendous featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez, the preventing pleasure of Nogales, Mexico, has signed a brand new multi-fight promotional settlement with High Rank.
Valdez (29-0, 23 KOs), a two-time Mexican Olympian, turned professional with High Rank following the 2012 London Olympics and continues a partnership that has seen him win world titles in two weight lessons and change into one of many faces of High Rank on ESPN.
A former WBO featherweight world champion, the 30-year-old Valdez upset the percentages and boxed a brutal masterpiece in his final bout, knocking out Miguel Berchelt in a historic all-Mexican showdown to win the WBC tremendous featherweight world title. Valdez is scheduled to return this fall on an ESPN platform.
Valdez mentioned, “I’m proud to be a part of the High Rank household. I wish to thank Bob Arum and Todd duBoef for his or her confidence in my talents. I can’t allow them to down. I additionally wish to thank my supervisor, Frank Espinoza, for securing an excellent deal for me. It is a fantastic second in my profession, and I’m grateful to God for my blessings.”
“It’s a pleasure to advertise a younger athlete like Oscar Valdez. He’s a real gentleman who’s grateful for the assistance we’ve supplied, and he works collaboratively with the corporate for the mutual good thing about each events,” mentioned High Rank chairman Bob Arum. “I’ve been very keen on Oscar from the second we signed him, and I’m happy with every little thing he has achieved. I wish to acknowledge Frank Espinoza, a unbelievable supervisor who has been integral in serving to Oscar attain this level.”
Added Espinoza, “We’re ecstatic that High Rank and Oscar Valdez are persevering with what has been an extended and profitable partnership. Bob Arum and Todd duBoef acknowledge Oscar as a particular fighter with all of the traits to make him an all-time nice. Oscar has the self-discipline and keenness it takes to succeed in the highest ranges of the game. We’re very happy with what Oscar has achieved up to now, and we’re assured he’ll delight boxing followers with extra thrilling and memorable fights.”
Valdez has been concerned in a lot of this era’s most savage ring battles, collaborating in 12-round championship wars in opposition to the likes of Genesis Servania and Miguel Marriaga. His March 2018 victory over Scott Quigg represents one of many nice feats of fistic braveness. Quigg shattered Valdez’s jaw within the fifth spherical, and Valdez completed the struggle to safe a convincing determination win. After six defenses of his featherweight world title, he moved up in weight and set his sights on Berchelt, thought-about the highest fighter at 130 kilos. As a roughly 3-to-1 underdog, Valdez knocked out Berchelt with a left hook within the tenth spherical to solidify his place as a contemporary Mexican nice.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Govt Author, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a ardour for Fight Sports activities and in addition a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s additionally a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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