Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Oscar Valdez Could Be Moved Forward on The Fast Track

By Robert Morales

Featherweight prospect Oscar Valdez, 22-year-old, is now 3-0 with three knockouts after his fourth-round stoppage of Carlos Gonzalez on last Saturday's Timothy Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov undercard, which took place at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California.

Since Valdez is such a decorated amateur, manager Frank Espinoza intimated we might see him move a little quicker than most do in their pro careers.

"We started off right away with six rounds, we never took a four-round fight because of his amateur experience and being a two-time Olympian," Espinoza said. "We can take him on a fast track. But at the same time, not like tomorrow. But I think he can get there sooner than a lot of fighters who are at this particular stage and age of their careers just because of his amateur experience and fighting different guys around the world."

Tags: Oscar Valdez image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by vacon04 on 03-21-2013

[QUOTE=tonyjones;13169184]I'm well aware there different but maybe if u actually watched the fight you would realise it didnt matter he was clearly outboxed and made to look average[/QUOTE] He lost 19-13 and dropped Nevin in the 3rd round. The guy…

Comment by ElFiller on 03-21-2013

I wouldn't necessarily say school him, considering he was almost stopped. It was an entertaining fight where Nevin was out boxing him in the beginning, then Valdez caught up to him and dropped him with the body attack.

Comment by mrpain81 on 03-21-2013

[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto;13169247]Benavidez is hurt and will be out until the summer time. He has a lingering injury on his right hand. As far as [B]Mattvey[/B] is concerned, I'm not too sure what's going on with him. I was actually thinking…

Comment by Carlos Alberto on 03-21-2013

[QUOTE=mrpain81;13169208][I]I'm high on Valdez but WTF is going on with Benavidez? How about Matt Korobov? Don't know what Top Rank is doing with these guys.[/I][/QUOTE] Benavidez is hurt and will be out until the summer time. He has a lingering…

Comment by tonyjones on 03-21-2013

[QUOTE=Cuauhtémoc1520;13169211]Pro game and amateur game have NOTHING to do with each other. No head gear, 8oz gloves and 4 rounds and up. Many great pro's were beat by guys in the amateurs they later on went to destroy in the…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines Golovkin Still Pound-For-Pound Number One, Says Lomachenko Skender Halili Returns, Faces Eduardo Flores in New Jersey Khan Claims There Was Proof of Funds For Pacquiao Fight Linares-Crolla II: A Most Intriguing Rematch Amir Khan Explains The Big Fallout With Team Members Lomachenko Open To Show McGregor The Basics for Mayweather Arum Very Willing To Do Mikey Garcia vs. Vasyl Lomachenko Arum: Jacobs Did Good, But Golovkin Won - 7 Rounds To 5 Rigondeaux vs. Flores Purse Bid Ordered For April 3 Photos: Vasyl Lomachenko, Usyk, Gvozdyk Open Workout Photos: Quigley-Tapia, Caballero, Herrera, Esparza - Weigh-In Video: Lomachenko on Calling Out McGregor, Sosa Bout, More Video: Amir Khan Putting in Work For Planned Ring Return Brook's Trainer: GGG Wasn't Same vs. Jacobs After Battling Brook Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury - Ticket Information Video: Amir Khan on Pacquiao, Brook, Mayweather-McGregor Oleg Maskaev: No Retirement, I Plan To Return To The Ring Video: Errol Spence's Trainer Breaks Down Kell Brook Fight Brook: Spence Made Big Mistake, Bit Off More Than He Can Chew Crawford vs. Diaz - Agreement in Place, on HBO, May 20 in Newark Video: Kell Brook Vows To Land 'Chocolate Brownie' on Spence Video: Errol Spence Talks Brook Fight, Explains 'Man Down' Ringstar Sports Prospects To Make Pro Debuts on April 9 Video: Brook vs. Spence - Face To Face, Presser Fireworks Spence To Brook: You Clown, Living Off Two Good Rounds With GGG! Marco Huck Wants To Bring The Pain To Mairis Briedis Photos: Kell Brook, Errol Spence - Face To Face at Heated Presser! Brook: Spence Has Hype Like Lacy - I'll Bully Him, I'll Be a Beast! Edner Cherry vs. Omar Douglas - PBC on FS1, April 4 Romero Duno Inks Promotional With Golden Boy Promotions Antonio Orozco Feels Stronger at 147, Plans For a Big Year Brook: If You Thought I’d Avoid Spence, Don’t Know What I’m About Jorge Linares Aims To Land Mikey Garcia or Vasyl Lomachenko Matthysse Returning Hungrier Than Ever, Says Golden Boy's Diaz David Lemieux is Ready To Fight Canelo, Billy Joe Saunders Daily Bread Mailbag: Golovkin-Jacobs, Gonzalez-Rungvisai, More Photos: Samuel Clarkson Putting in Work For Dmitry Bivol Clash Parker-Fury Will Still Go Ahead Despite Visa Issue, Says Duco Errol Spence Tabs Joshua To KO Klitschko, Take Over Boxing Martin Ward Vows To Smash Maxi Hughes in Trilogy Clash
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement