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Jezreel Corrales will defend superchampion sash against Alberto Machado

Jezreel Corrales will defend superchampion sash against Alberto Machado

The super-featherweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Jezreel “El Invisible” Corrales, will have his third defense of the title on October 21 against the Puerto Rican fighter Alberto “El Explosivo” Machado, informed Acan-Efe the manager of the Panamanian fighter, Lesbia de Moss.

“It is confirmed that Machado is Jezreel’s next rival, at the moment only some details in the contract are being finalized,” Moss said.

He added that the fight will be held in the United States, “in a city yet to be defined” and “is scheduled, at the moment, for next October 21.”

The representative of the Isthmus fighter pointed out that Corrales has been training since July for the fight.

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About the rival he said: “we are not very concerned, because we have fought with boxers of equal or greater danger”, referring to the two fights against the Japanese Takashi Uchiyama, both resolved satisfactorily by the Panamanian.

Juan Mosquera, coach of Jezreel Corrales (22-1-8Kos), informed Acan Efe that videos of the rival are already being studied, in order to put together the fight plan, against a boxer whose record is 18 wins, 15 for the fast track and zero losses.

Alberto «El Explosivo» Machado has just beaten the American Carlos Morales by unanimous decision, on August 18; While on July 15, Corrales reported, by technical decision, the Mexican Robinson Castellanos. EFE.

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