Michel Rivera caught the attention in additional methods than one throughout his struggle final Saturday.
The 23-year-old light-weight contender moved to 21-0 (14 KOs) with a sensational knockout of Jon Fernandez, and did so whereas dressed like a younger Muhammad Ali.
Rivera originates from the Dominican Republic and started his profession with 14 straight wins at residence.
Then, after a single struggle in Uruguay, he made the swap to the US.
Now his star is continuous to develop and he seems to have an eye fixed for what’s going to make headlines.
Previous to this most up-to-date victory, Rivera tailored his nickname.
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He’d began his professional profession beneath the moniker ‘La Zarza’, however is now going with ‘Ali’.
Rivera defined to BoxingScene: “Everybody round me claims that I resemble a younger Cassius Clay, who in fact grew to become Muhammad Ali.
“My coach [German Caicedo] all the time advised me that from day one and it simply caught.”
He can have little doubt performed ‘The Biggest’ proud with the brutal one-punch KO of Fernandez, which left the Spaniard slumped on the canvas in spherical eight on Saturday night time.
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