icon Updated at 05:37 PM EDT, Thu Aug 9, 2018

Carlos Cuadras Hopes To Fast Track His Way To WBC Title Shot

Former WBC super flyweight champion, Carlos Cuadras (36-3-1, 27 KOs) was at the WBC`s  "Coffee on Tuesday," discussing and figuring out his upcoming fight on August 18 against KO exponent Ricardo "El Matematico"  Nunez (29-7, 23 KOs), for the vacant WBC Latin title at the Coliseo, Mexico City. 

Cuadras has lost three of his last four fights, with decision losses to McWilliams Arroyo, Roman Gonzalez and Juan Francisco Estrada.

He recently went through rehab, after admitting to a substance abuse problem.
  
Stronger and more comfortable in this division Carlos, says  his approach has completely changed, with an ever greater motivation,  because it is not only about winning titles or victories, but about making history and leaving a legacy in the sport. 

With the goal set for the bantamweight green and gold belt, which is currently vacant, beaded Carlos  who`s says he`s already virtually reached fight weight, summed it up by confirming that he`s training hard saying he`ll be dishing out the medicine... waving his vaunted right hand.

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IN OTHER NEWS:  2016 U.S. National Golden Gloves champion, Roney Hines looks for his 3rd in 22 days when he takes on Jacob Hagler at The West End Plaza in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Hines of Cleveland turned pro on July 20th with a 1st round stoppage over David Becker.  He followed that with a 1st round stoppage over Raquan Ashby on July 28th.

Hagler, who is a veteran MMA fighter will represent an opportunity for the 23 year-old Hines to continue his quick ascent up the Heavyweight ladder.

"We will continue to keep Roney very busy as long as he continues to succeed, and keep learning with each fight.  I hope that he can have about 15 fights in the 1st year or so," said GH3 Promotions CEO Vito Mielnicki.