icon Updated at 08:58 PM EDT, Wed Jun 13, 2018

Photos: Miguel Berchelt is Ripped and Ready For Barros

The WBC super featherweight world champion, Miguel "Alacran" Berchel, held an open workout with the media, and he looked great, very strong, precise, fast and certainly in top form.

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Berchelt (33-1-0, 29 KO's) will defend his title against the experienced Argentine, former world champion Jonathan Víctor Barros (41-5-1, 22 KO's), on Saturday the 23rd at the Poliforum Zamná in Mérida, Yucatán.

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The event will be promoted by Fernando Beltran of Zanfer and Max Boxing by Mario Abraham. And the card will be transmitted in all of Mexico by Azteca 7 and in the United States by ESPN.

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On Wednesday, Berhcelt met with the press in the Caballero Boxing Club of Hermosillo with his coach Alfredo Caballero, and he put in four rapid rounds of work through various drills.

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"I feel very strong. We have done a great preparation and we are ready to make sure the championship stays at home and I will knock the Argentine out," Berchelt reiterated.

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"Barros is a rival of experience, I have to control and impose my conditions so that I do not complicate the fight and set the tone."

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