LAS VEGAS – Onerous-hitting Cuban prospect Yoelvis Gómez shared insights into his current coaching camp and extra whereas previewing his showdown towards Mexico’s Jorge Cota which serves because the co-main occasion dwell on SHOWTIME on Saturday, Could 21 in a Premier Boxing Champions occasion from Gila River Area in Glendale, Arizona.
Tickets for the dwell occasion, which is promoted by Sampson Boxing and TGB Promotions, are on sale now and can be found for buy by way of Ticketmaster.com on the hyperlink HERE.
The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT and is headlined by unbeaten two-time champion and Phoenix-native David “El Bandera Roja” Benavídez dueling former world champion David Lemieux for the vacant Interim WBC Tremendous Middleweight Title.
The 24-year-old Gomez (5-0, 5 KOs) burst onto the scene stateside on Christmas Day 2021, blasting out the typically-durable Clay Collard in one-round in a nationally televised duel. Whereas he has skilled in his fitness center since arriving in Las Vegas final yr, Saturday night time would be the first time Gomez could have famend coach Ismael Salas in his nook, as he seems to sort out the hardest check of his younger profession.
Here’s what Gomez needed to say forward of Saturday’s showdown:
On his current coaching camp:
“I’ve been coaching in Las Vegas with Coach Salas, who has top-of-the-line boxing minds on this planet. Salas has loads of world class fighters below his supervision, so I’m in an unbelievable fitness center atmosphere, and getting the perfect sparring on this planet. The staff I’ve round me is unbelievable and I couldn’t ask to be in a greater place. I’m tremendous targeted on the sport plan that we now have in place, and I’ll be prepared to point out the followers why I’m top-of-the-line fighters on this planet.”
On his matchup with Jorge Cota:
“Cota is a really harmful battle for anybody. He has loads of expertise and has been within the ring with loads of good fighters. I’ll have to make use of all my instruments to be spectacular and get the victory. I’m anticipating this battle to go some rounds, however I consider I’ll ultimately cease him earlier than the ultimate bell rings.”
On combating on SHOWTIME:
“Preventing on SHOWTIME is one thing I dreamed about as a child. All the large stars have made their names on this community, and I plan to observe of their footsteps. I shine finest on the most important levels and I’m going to verify everybody watching will bear in mind my title.”
On what a win will do for his profession:
“Like a few of my different countrymen from Cuba, I really feel I’m on the quick monitor to a world title. All of us have intensive novice careers, however our era is way completely different than these of the previous as a result of we fought with no head gear. We prefer to knock out our opponents, versus profitable on factors. A win will get me one step nearer to an enormous battle with a high contender, then a world title battle will observe shortly after.”
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, 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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