Former youth champion Moises Fuentes will challenge undefeated formidable World Boxing Council flyweight champion Daigo Higa (14-0-0, 14 knockouts), on February 4th in Japan.
"We are training very hard, After my last fight with 'Raton' Lara, we rested a couple of weeks, and then back to the gym. and gold belt to Mexico!," pledged Fuentes.
The Mexican said that along with his coach, Alejandro "Pollo" Galindo, he is formulating a smart plan to neutralize the Japanese power puncher.
"Daigo is a strong boxer, we know him and his record speaks for itself, I have real power, but I'm convinced that we have a great chance to win, so we're very motivated.
"I was WBC World Youth Champion, and I am flattered, happy, and honored to fight for the World Boxing Council belt. I want to give special thanks to WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman."
IN OTHER NEWS: On February 27, Rey Vargas achieved his dream of becoming WBC super bantamweight world champion in Yorkshire, and since then, he's successfully defended it twice, remaining undefeated.
Rey, is requesting from the WBC, the opportunity to fight the finest, including possible unifications with the champions of other organizations, on the strict understanding that green and gold is and will forever remain the paramount best.
Rey commented how uncomfortably difficult it was, to fend off the rough and ready tactics of Colombian challenger Oscar " Negrete, suffering several hard head clashes.
"I had two injuries on my eyebrows. One of them was rather painful requiring internal and external stitches, which will keep me out for three months.
"Oscar was not a clean opponent. However, this fight taught me many tough lessons, which I will put into practice on future occasions."