Everything is set for tonight’s big Miguel Berchelt vs. Jonathan Victor Barros WBC world super featherweight championship clash tonight on Azteca 7 (Mexico) and ESPN+ (USA).
Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt: “We already have the weight, now we are going to satisfy the fans. We’re going to knock out Barros and give my people from Yucatan great joy. The title stays at home,” said Berchelt, declining to give an opinion on the challenge of WBC #1 rated Micky Román, who is also in action tonight. “First things first, my mind is only on defeating the Argentinean. I don’t care about anything else.”
Jonathan Víctor Barros: “Berchelt is strong, a good fighter, but I bring experience and more heart. I’ll defeat him in front of his own people, have no doubt!”
In all-time head-to-head matches between Mexican and Argentine boxers, the series is tied with 27 wins and 27 losses and 4 draws for each country after decades of memorable clashes.
Referee is Michal Griffin. Judges are Stephen Blea, Mike Ross and Gerald Ritter. WBC supervisor is Abel González.
Complete Weights from Merida:
Miguel Berchelt 130 vs. Jonathan Victor Barros 130
(WBC world super featherweight championship)
Elvis Torres 131 vs. Ricardo Núñez 131
William Puch 113 vs. Abisail Palomo 113
Darwin Berrón 153.5 vs. Dayan Cartaya 153
Ulises Martin 108 vs. Cristian Pech 108
Bryan González 134 vs. Miguel Nieves 133
Venue: Poliforum Zamná, Merida, Yuc, Mx
Promoters: Zanfer, Max Boxing
TV: Azteca 7, ESPN+