Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Vences Excited For ESPN Co-Main Slot, Aims To Stop De Leon

By Monica Hughes

Andy Vences wants to continue his winning way with a dominating performance against fellow unbeaten Erick De Leon. 

The current WBC Continental Americas super featherweight champion knew eventually he and De Leon would cross paths whether they fought against each for a world title or if it was to get him closer to his goal of becoming world champion. 

Vences, (20-0, 12KOs will face De Leon (17-0, 10KOs) in the ten round co-feature bout on March 10th from Carson, CA.  ESPN will televise this bout as the supporting attracting to WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez defending against Great Britain’s Scott Quigg.

andy-vences

“On March 10th, I’m fighting Erick De Leon, 17-0 with 10 knockouts.  I saw this fight happening a while back.  Vences told ATG Radio

“I knew it was going to happen so now that now that it got announced, it’s not to my surprise.

“I feel I’m physically and mentally ready for this step. We’ve never seen Erick go past six rounds.  So let’s just all keep that in mind.  He’s been scheduled to fight ten rounds but has never gone past six. 

“It’s going to be a great fight.  I’m very confident in what I know and what I’m capable of doing. I can’t see this fight going without a late stoppage in my favor or some kind of knockdown. 

“Whether it’s early or mid through the fight, I doubt this fight is going to go ten rounds because both of these styles are going to clash. I just can’t wait.  It’s been countdown for me since the fight was announced.  I’m excited.”

The 26-year-old Vences has seen his overall game and confidence step up since changing up his training staff last year, yet he plans sticking to same routine of hard work and perseverance.

“I just want to thank my coach Angel Cordon who trains out here in Martinez, California.  I’m also following the SNAC protocol program with a track coach," Vences said.

“I’m not really doing anything different.  After my Casey Ramos fight, I ended up making a lot of changes in my training camp where I needed to make because where my optimal performance was affected in that fight.  That’s where I made big drastic changes.  

“What I would say changed drastically for me leading up to this fight is practicing a lot of the southpaw techniques and getting a lot of southpaw sparring.

“We’re looking at this fight as more of a technical advantage fight. 

“I feel technicality is going to be the thing that makes a difference. 

“I always come in shape, I’m always in shape and I work extremely hard.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Hearn: 12 More Fighters To Sign, They Won't Be Able To Stop Us Frank Warren Warns That Liam Smith is Live Dog With Munguia Research Suggests Non-Contact Boxing Can Combat Parkinson's Joshua: Dillian Whyte Will Beat Joseph Parker - By Knockout Wilder: Eddie Hearn is Not a Guy That You Can Trust Liam Williams: Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith is Difficult To Call Abel Sanchez: If Usyk Fights Like Before, He's On His Back in 9! Dec Spelman Makes a Successful Ring Return, Back on 9/7 The WBSS at Cruiserweight Worked (and That’s No Small Feat) Hearn: No One Knows Who Wilder is - 50-50 Will Never Happen! Povetkin: I've Always Been Clean, Failed Tests Were Suspicious Christian "Macho Time" Camacho on Boxeo Telemuno Card Crawford Tops Lomachenko, Wins ESPY For 'Fighter of the Year' Teofimo Lopez To Undergo Surgery on Right Hand on Friday Rey Vargas Already Back To Work, Hopes For Quick Return Photos: Jean Pascal, Steve Bosse - Face To Face at Final Presser Anthony Joshua: I'd Rather Lose Than Use PEDs To Win Toka Kahn Clary vs. Kid Galahad - IBF Eliminator Ordered Jazza Dickens vs. Martin Ward Rematch Off Due To Injury Dmitry Bivol: Fight Against Kovalev 'Most Likely' Will Happen Kalle Sauerland Talks WBSS Season 2 Draft, Usyk vs. Gassiev Photos: Mario Barrios Putting in Work For Jose Roman Jean Carlos Torres Headlines Return of PRBBP Series, August 10 Promoter: I Really Believed Munguai Would Knock Golovkin Out Lucas Matthysse Blasts Critics Who Claim He Quit With Pacquiao Abner Mares Joins Announce Team of Boxeo Telemundo Saunders vs. Andrade Purse Bid is Set By WBO For July 25 Anthony Joshua: This is Chapter 2 For Me - All Comers Welcome! Photos: Anthony Joshua, Alexander Povetkin - Face To Face in UK Ryan Martin, Terry Flanagan Aim To Shake Up WBSS Tourney Top Rank President is Very High on Teofimo Lopez Demetrius Andrade Not Expected To Face Billy Joe Saunders Next Miller: I Knew Joshua's a Punk; Wanted to Push His Buttons Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse: Afterthoughts Carl Frampton Getting Annoyed By Trash Talk of Luke Jackson Kamil Delighted After Winning The Right To Remain in Scotland Jermaine Franklin Decisions Craig Lewis at Motor City Casino Bellew: I Prefer Usyk-Gassiev Winner - But Fury Easier, Pays More Joshua: Wilder is Definitely Going To Happen - Confident I'll Win! Zeuge's Coach, Braehmer, Went Bonkers After Upset Loss
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement