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Oscar Valdez: "I want to be one of the best Mexican fighters ever"


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Oscar Valdez is challenging Miguel Berchelt, the much anticipated fight for the 130 pound championship will take place on February 20.

"This is the opportunity that I waited for all my life. In school I used to draw myself in my notebook as WBC world champion. This is the opportunity of my life, a dream come true," Valdez told the Mexican media.


"It was sad to wait, I was a little upset because the fight didn't happen in December, but it's nobody's fault, I was training hard for the fight, I went back home a little upset, but now the fight is here and all we have to do is take care of ourselves, wear a mask, social distancing and the fight is right around the corner. We are more than ready, I want to fight so bad."

On training with Canelo:

"We both want this fight, Berchelt is a great fighter, it's going to be a great fight, training camp has been great. In boxing you never stop learning, we have been studying Berchelt, in the gym we all have a great relationship. Each and everyone of us have our schedule, we help each other, I get motivated by watching Canelo training. I want to train as hard as he does or harder."

Final Thoughts:

"I know Berchelt is coming for the KO and I like that. He wants to try my chin but he has to be careful because I have power too, be careful because I can punch too.

"My Goal is to be a world champion again to beat Berchelt and then we want the best challenge out there, I want to be one of the great ones for Mexico.

"I want to thank the fans and I feel obligated to perform for you. I want to bring a great fight for you and bring back boxing to the old school. I will live my heart in the ring for you all. Thank you for your support and don't miss my fight against Berchelt on February 20."


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