Weekend Preview: Emanuel Navarrete-Eduardo Baez; Omar Figueroa-Sergey Lipinets

Posted on 08/19/2022

By: Sean Crose

WBO featherweight titlist Emanuel Navarrete might be defending his crown Saturday night in San Diego on the Pechanga Area when he takes on Eduardo Baez in a scheduled 12 spherical affair. Navarette, who goes by the nickname of “Vaquero” is the star right here, as he’s a Prime Rank signed attraction with a 35-1 document and 29 knockouts below his belt. Eduardo, nonetheless, is recent off a win in opposition to Enrique Vivas simply final March. With solely 7 knockouts to be discovered on his 21-2-2 resume, the fighter often known as “”El Gemelo,” isn’t a lot of an influence puncher. Boxing is nothing if not a sport of upsets, nonetheless, so it is perhaps attention-grabbing to see how this one shakes out.

The Navarrete-Baez card might be broadcast dwell on ESPN beginning at 10PM jap time on Saturday.

Throughout the block at Showtime there’s one other card airing Saturday evening, one which was purported to characteristic Adrien Broner, although the controversial multi-titlist dropped out of the combat for emotional points. This actually didn’t please his scheduled opponent, Omar Figueroa, although a really stable substitute has been introduced. Lengthy story quick: Sergey Lipinets was purported to be on Saturday’s undercard. Now he’s in the primary occasion.

Boasting a document of 28-2-1, Figueroa is alleged to be trying to reestablish himself after dropping two in a row, to Abel Ramos and Yordenis Ugas, respectively. He has some names of word in his win column, together with Robert Guerrero and Ricky Burns. For sure, the 16-2-1Lipinets might be one other win of word – supplied Figueroa can greatest him. Lipinet’s solely losses have come to Mikey Garcia and Jaron Ennis – two exceedingly excessive caliber names.

The Figueroa-Lipinet’s card might be broadcast dwell on Showtime Saturday beginning at 8PM jap time.

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