Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Moises Flores Training Hard, Confident of Shocking Rigondeaux

By Reynaldo "El Papi Chulo" Sanchez

An agreement was recently reached for undefeated super bantamweight puncher Moises "Chucky" Flores (25-0, 17 KOs) to challenge WBA champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) in June.

The Mexican fighter continues his workouts in Mexico City, and set some time aside to speak with BoxingScene.com/Ringsidefightingnews. The fight with Rigondeaux is slated to take place on June 17th, as part of the undercard to Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev II at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas - but Flores has yet to receive any confirmation of that date.

"I have read some press reports, where it is stated that I will finally be in Las Vegas to face Rigondeaux. However, my team has not confirmed anything about this and I am waiting for some official notification," Flores said.

moises-flores_1

Despite having nothing finalized in writing as of yet, the recent reports have motivated Flores to increase his preparation with his coaches.

"The fans will see a new and motivated Moises, we are very excited about this fight and I've dedicated myself with a lot of hunger. That fight with Rigondeaux is the 'fight of my life' and I will be ready to impose my style and my power," Flores said.

"I did almost all my training in Mexico, I felt very good when I came to Namibia in my last fight, and that was thanks to the excellent training camp we did in Mexico."

"Every day that I arrive at the gym, I start with the speed bag and the bags deflate and shake ... (laughs), well, I'm really good. Previously I told you that I'm training here, but results are telling us that I'll be ready to fight fifteen rounds if necessary. The weeks are going fast and I'm anxious, but I keep remembering that it will be a very difficult fight, and I must stay calm."

"A few days ago, I visited the Mexican Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iñiguez and it was nice to talk to him about things that give me encouragement. Family and God, must always be present in our lives, not everything is focused on boxing. I think this fight will define both of our careers. Rigondeaux is a world class boxer. And that inspires me to arrive in my best condition. It will be an unforgettable fight and I will return home with that title placed around my waist."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by RuslanChagaev on 04-06-2017

[QUOTE=tommyg6;17569506]Well, I hope Flores beats Rigo.[/QUOTE] Rigondeaux favorite side

Comment by nycsmooth on 04-06-2017

A good fight curious what his strategy will be if he takes the fight to Rigondeaux he may be playing right into his strength but I don't really think he has the power to do damage to him nor out…

Comment by Redd Foxx on 04-06-2017

I would be impressed if he just brought the fight to Rigo. So many guys get countered, then go into caution mode. You're not going to outbox Rigo, so just pull a Maidana and bring the pressure to the technical…

Comment by tommyg6 on 04-06-2017

Well, I hope Flores beats Rigo.

Comment by FinitoxDinamita on 04-05-2017

Not impressed with Flores. Rigo schools him.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (8)
Top Headlines Badou Jack Eager For Browne Rematch Once Cleared For Return Arum: Wilder-Fury Needed a Promoter and a Megaphone Amir Khan: Terence Crawford Is A Better Legacy Fight Than Brook Frank Warren on Wilder-Fury II, Frampton's Future, Warrington Lyon Woodstock Takes a Swipe at British Champ Sam Bowen Carlos Takam Feels Time is Right For Dereck Chisora Rematch Roach: Pacquiao, With Two Hands, Does Much Better With Floyd Reymart Gaballo, Romero Duno Get Opponents For February 9 Canelo: Beating Jacobs I'll Be One Step Away From Undisputed Brian Ceballo Staying Level-Headed, Taking Things Step By Step Ellerbe: Pacquiao Has Many Options at 147 - But Not Mayweather David Lemieux vs. John Ryder Possible For Canelo-Jacobs Card Crawford-Khan: Madison Square Garden Chosen as Site Francisco Vargas Vows Revenge: I'm Not Impressed By Berchelt Josesito Lopez Values Improvements To His Game Under Garcia Arum: Joshua Damaged His Credibility, Fury Viewed as #1 in U.S. Keith Thurman vs. Josesito Lopez - Added Undercard Fights Badou Jack: I'm a Fighter, So I Ain't Gonna Quit Pacquiao vs. Broner Replay: January 26th on Showtime Harrison-Charlo Rematch Ordered, New Final Eliminator Too Demetrius Andrade vs. Billy Joe Saunders Ordered By WBO Pacquiao: If Mayweather Can't Fight at My Level - Stay Retired News: Luis Lebron, Benson, Hamza, O'Donnell, Srour, Barlow Hearn Cautions 'Now or Never' For Whyte To Accept Joshua Offer Scardina-Kekalainen Tops Matchroom Italy Card on March 8 DiBella: After Commey Beats Chaniev, We Want Lomachenko Fury: Wilder's The One Who Has To Redeem Himself, Not Me! Khan: The Offers for Crawford and Brook Were Literally The Same Frank Warren To Wait Out Warrington vs. Galahad Purse Bid Charr Wins Appeal, Reinstated As WBA Titlist; Box-Off To Follow Miles Shinkwin Back In March, Defends English Title Frank Warren: Joshua Made Massive Mistake in Snubbing Wilder Canelo-Jacobs: NSAC To Review Venue Request at 1/29 Hearing Eubank Jr. Very Pleased With Camp Ahead of Degale Clash Caleb Plant: I'm The Big Dog at 168, They've Got To Come See Me Hearn: Wilder, His Handlers Don't Have Decency To Answer Back Chris Algieri Confident He Can Raise His Level Against Hooker Kovalev Asks Fans 'Not To Make Hasty Conclusions On Situation' Cano in Line For a Big Fight, Linares Heading Back To 135 Curtis Stevens Heading To 154: Eyes Hurd, Lara, Harrison, Munguia
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement