Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Vazquez Not Fazed By Underdog Role With Shafikov

By Miguel Angel Cebreros, notifight.com
    
The lightweight world champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), Mexico's Miguel Vazquez, jumped on a plane this past Friday to travel to Macau for the upcoming defense of his title against unbeaten Russian Denis Shafikov on the 22nd of February at the Cotai Arena at the Venetian Resort in Macau. Vazquez (33-3, 13 KOs), with the help of his trainer Javier Capetillo, feels very confident as the fight with Shafikov (33-0-1, 18 KOs) nears. 

"I am aware that I am going to a strange land, where I probably will not be the favorite, but I'm used to it since I have almost always fought against all odds and I know this time will be no exception. But we are going with a positive mindset to win," said Vazquez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by thuggery on 02-19-2014

Vazquez is probably the closes thing to a prime Sweet Pea in this era and it's truly amazing watching him do what he does best. It's like watching a live chemistry experiment go down right in front of you when…

Comment by Hougigo on 02-19-2014

Vasquez not an underdog.... don't even think he was when lines opened... was even with Denis a few days ago

Comment by anonymous2.0 on 02-19-2014

[QUOTE=Hougigo;14246502]Who the hell happened to hype Gesta to beat Vasquez?[/QUOTE] I dunno if the hype was that Gesta was going to beat Vazquez, but the TR hype behind Gesta was that he was the next hard hitting left handed Filipino.…

Comment by !! Shawn on 02-18-2014

Vazquez will run run run, and nobody can run fast enough to catch him. Such a frustrating style to watch.

Comment by King_ on 02-18-2014

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;14246610]Will this fight be televised??If so what network??[/QUOTE] It will be televised on HBO2. It's in China, so I imagine it will be live sometime in the morning in the USA. I could be wrong.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (26)
Top Headlines Carlos Castro Stays Undefeated with Decision Over Palacios Oscar Valdez Drops, Decisions Miguel Marriaga in Tough Fight Joseph Parker's Promoter Does Not Believe Hughie Fury is Injured Gilberto Ramirez Dominates Max Bursak To Retain WBO Title Shawn Porter Stops Andre Berto in Nine To Earn Thurman Shot Andre Berto vs. Shawn Porter - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jermell Charlo Knocks Charles Hatley Unconscious In 6th Round Parker's Promoter is Furious: Hughie Fury Claims He is Injured! Shakur Stevenson Makes Pro Debut, Beats Brito in Five Rounds Serrano Stops Santana; Becomes 5-Division Women’s Champ Andre Berto vs. Shawn Porter - CompuBox Historical Review Jessie Magdaleno Destroys Adeilson Dos Santos in Two Rounds Magdaleno: I'm Hungrier Now, Holding This Belt For Many Years Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury is OFF - Confirms WBO President LIVE Top Rank Tripleheader Results From StubHub in Carson Krzysztof Zimnoch Demolishes Michael Grant in Two Rounds Martin Murray Beats Gabe Rosado, Who Loses Temper Over Scores Khurtsidze Blasts Tommy Langford To Earn Billy Joe Saunders Arthur Abraham Punishes Robin Krasniqi, Wins WBO Eliminator Dalakian, Yegorov, Yefimovich Win WBA Title Bouts in Kiev Marriaga: Valdez Not Invincible; I'll Knock Crown Off His Head Otto Wallin Drills Gianluca Mandras in Five To Win WBA Regional Tom Farrell Beats Tommy Carus, Retains WBA Regional Juan Carlos Reveco, Jorge Sebastian Heiland Win Big in Argentina Joe Cordina Wins On Debut, Stops Jose Aguilar In Liverpool Charles Conwell Wins Pro Debut, Yuandale Evans Beats Dib Gilberto Ramirez: The Golovkin Fight Can Be Made at Any Time Tony Bellew Rules Out Retirement, Plans To Continue Fighting Joseph Parker Has One Eye On Joshua vs. Klitschko Showdown Jamie Cox Inks Promotional Pact With Eddie Hearn, Matchroom Indongo Manager Eyes Crawford Unification, Hits Back at Lipinets Trainer: Magdaleno Looks Better Now Than When He Beat Donaire Frank Warren on Flanagan-Crolla Status, Anthony Yarde Return Shawn Porter-Andre Berto: Pre-Fight Report Card BJ Flores May Land on Briggs-Oquendo, Povetkin Possible for July 2 Berto, Porter Break Down Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Showdown Warren: Langford Could Land Saunders Shot in Summer With Win Lanardo Tyner: Charlo Will Knock Hatley Out Within Five Rounds Valdez Aims To Create StubHub Classic, Impress With Marriaga Imre Szello Risks His WBO Regional Title Against Toth in Hungary
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement