Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Gabriel Flores Leans To Fury To Beat Wilder in Rematch

As previously reported by BoxingScene.com, Gabriel Flores Jr. (19-0) will return to action on February 22nd on the Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury 2 undercard at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.  The 4 fight pay-per-view portion of the card will be distributed by ESPN and FOX.

The 19-year-old Northern California native went 5-0 in 2019 and hopes to have a similar workload this year.  Even though his competition level will continue to increase, he believes he will be able to maintain his busy pace. 

"I want to fight at least 5 times this year. I like to stay busy. Through all my whole career we have been staying busy. We are doing more rounds now but I feel like I am not really getting touched up so there is no problem getting back in the ring," Flores told BoxingScene.com.

wilder-fury (1)_11

Wilder and Fury fought to a split draw in 2018.  Fury out boxed Wilder for large portions of the fight but Wilder was able to floor the 6'9" Fury twice to pull out the controversial draw.

Flores believes the rematch is also close to a 50-50 fight but leans toward Fury to edge it out.

"That one is really tough. I feel like Tyson Fury can pull it off for sure. I feel like he won the first one. All it takes is one punch from Wilder so you never know but I would say Fury," Flores stated.

Flores fought for the first time in his hometown of Stockton last May in front of a sold out crowd of over 10,000 fans.  Flores said that there are definitely plans for another fight in Stockton this year.

"Everybody out here in Stockton has been waiting on it. They say they are ready to buy tickets even though I don't have a date or anything. They can't wait till we do it again out here," said Flores.

Send questions or comments to ringsidewriter@gmail.com You can follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter 

User Comments and Feedback
ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (0)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Canelo, Spence on Tap: BoxingScene P4P November Update Joe Joyce: I Don't Care What Others Think - I'm Coming To Take Dubois Out! Juan Pablo Romero Faces Sergio Torres in Mexico City Mike Tyson: I'm Coming Right at Roy Jones, I'm Running Right at Him! Frank Warren Could See Dubois, Joyce Go To War From The Start Matthysse Jr. Gets Rocked and Stopped in Second Pro Fight Daniel Jacobs-Gabe Rosado - CompuBox Punch Stats Liam Walsh vs. Paul Hyland Set For February 19 Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Floors Jeyson Minda Three Times In 4th Round Stoppage Daniel Jacobs Bags Lackluster Split Decision Win Over Gabe Rosado Daniel Jacobs vs. Gabe Rosado - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Daniyar Yeleussinov Crushes Julius Indongo in Two Rounds Nikita Ababiy Beats Brandon Maddox By Unanimous Decision In 6-Rounder Mahammadrasul Majidov Beats Down, Stops Sahret Delgado in Three Emmanuel Tagoe Beats Mason Menard By 10-Round Majority Decision Bohachuk (Illness) Out, New Foe Sought For Brandon Adams on Dec. 3 Ring City Show Mike Tyson, Roy Jones - Ready For Showdown in LA Tony Yoka Extended Full Distance, Decisions Christian Hammer Weights: Mike Tyson 220.4-Pounds, Roy Jones 210-Pounds Victor Faust Extended Distance For First Time, Shuts Out Kamil Sokolowski Over Six Volkan Gokcek Survives Scoring Controversy, Outpoints Boubak Bechelaghem Estelle Yoka-Mossely Decisions Emma Gongora Over Eight Hasim Rahman Jr. Tests Positive For COVID-19, Fight vs. Rashad Coulter Canceled on Tyson-Jones Jacobs: I Need To Be Spectacular; If Not KO, At Least Dominate Rosado Every Round Daniel Dubois, Joe Joyce - Ready For Heavyweight War Florian Marku Inks Promotional With Eddie Hearn Gabe Rosado: Freddie Roach Just Brings The Best Out Of Me Yeleussinov: My First Time Fighting Former World Champion, This Is My Night Dubois-Joyce ESPN+ Weigh-In Report From Westminster, England Gabe Rosado: Jacobs Is Feeling Himself, Looking Past Me; I Wanna Humble Him Daniel Jacobs: Saunders Fight Definitely Appealing To Me; Could Be Made Easily Julius Indongo: Yeleussinov Will Be Easy Work Jack Catterall Motivated To Win in Style, Secure Big Fight in 2021 Raphael Igbokwe, Genc Pllana Set To Collide in Houston, Texas Roy Jones' Coach: Fans Keep Thinking of 80s/90s Tyson & Overlook His Inactivity Panya Pradabsri Shocks Wanheng Menayothin, Wins WBC Title & Snaps Record Ben Davison Expects Mike Tyson, Roy Jones To Have 'Real Fight' Zach Parker Aims To Land Billy Joe Saunders Mandatory Shot A Look At Daniel Jacobs' Options Beyond Gabe Rosado Fight, End Of His DAZN Deal Zab Judah Warns That Mike Tyson Will Look To Inflict Pain on Roy Jones
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement