By: Hans Themistode
Though it happened a number of months in the past, Oscar Valdez hasn’t stopped smiling since defeating Miguel Berchelt in late February. The win for Valdez allowed him to wrap the WBC tremendous featherweight world title round his waist.
Now, trying forward, Valdez is at the moment weighing his choices. Amongst them, is a showdown with former Olympic silver medalist Shakur Stevenson. The 2 have jarred backwards and forwards and seem prepared to face each other within the close to future. Whereas that possibility is interesting, so is a showdown in opposition to a number of division titlist Gervonta Davis. The Baltimore native is at the moment scheduled to maneuver as much as 140 kilos in an effort to turn out to be a three-division world champion as he takes on WBA ‘Common’ belt holder, Mario Barrios.
If for some purpose, Davis decides to drop again down in weight, Valdez would like to step into the ring with him.
“I feel he could be certainly one of my hardest fights,” stated Valdez throughout an interview with BoxingInsider.com “I do know he struggles to make weight however he did make it for his final combat in opposition to Leo Santa Cruz. Me and him could be an amazing combat.”
Any talks of a matchup between Valdez and Davis shall be met with fast fulmination from Stevenson. After shifting up in weight in 2020, the New Jersey native promptly shifted his consideration to Valdez, persistently calling for a matchup between them.
Under no circumstances is Valdez avoiding any of the competitors at 130 kilos however he merely views Davis because the extra harmful and attention-grabbing contest. If by likelihood, Stevenson opted to maneuver away from Valdez and chase a showdown in opposition to Davis, Valdez views it as a particularly aggressive contest. With that stated, if compelled to make a choose, Valdez grinds his tooth earlier than in the end making his choice.
“I feel kinds make fights. I feel Shakur can beat Gervonta however I might go along with Gervonta. He’s a powerful, sturdy man.”