Saul "Baby" Juarez (22-4-12KOs) had been making requests to WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, to gain a world title opportunity and today at the WBC's weekly press conference.... he got his answer.
Juarez will be part of a final eliminatory match against tough Filipino contender Denver Cuello (36-5-6, 24KOs), placing the winner one giant step closer to fighting against World Boxing Council minimumweight champion Wanheng Menayothin.
Sulaiman also pledged that he expects this fight to be an explosive clash between two great boxers in a very exciting division.
Ready to immediately get down to business, Saul drew applause by vowing he's prepared to face any challenge. He stressed that for him, the outstanding motivation is conquering the WBC green and gold belt.