In search of one thing thrilling to observe on Saturday?
Nicely, after the Merseyside derby, Miguel Berchelt and Oscar Valdez look destined to provide a spectacular showdown once they meet for the WBC super-featherweight world title.
The Mexican rivals have been linked with a showdown for a number of years and it’s now lastly coming to fruition.
Valdez (28-0, 22 KOs) first made an impression on the world stage again in 2016 as he stopped Evgeny Gradovich to place himself in line for a featherweight title shot.
He then received the vacant WBO belt by blitzing Matias Rueda in two rounds together with his all-action model.
Valdez made six profitable defences, together with a thriller towards British former champion Scott Quigg.
The 30-year-old has now moved up in weight and develop into necessary for the WBC super-featherweight belt.
Berchelt (37-1, 33 KOs) is the person who awaits him this new weight class.
Regardless of struggling a defeat comparatively early in his profession, the Mexican constructed again to develop into world champion by stopping Francisco Vargas in 2017.
He has since made six profitable defences together with brutal shows towards Takashi Miura, Miguel Roman and the rematch with Vargas.
Berchelt is a rock strong super-featherweight world champion and a favorite towards Valdez given the latter’s considerably shaky performances since transferring up in weight.
Nonetheless, neither man will be written off and the bout appears assured to provide fireworks no matter who wins.
Berchelt mentioned on the last press convention on Thursday: “Kinds make combat, and I consider my model and Oscar’s model will make for a terrific combat, so we’ll see what occurs.
“I wish to inform my followers to not miss this combat. That is going to be a terrific combat.”
Valdez concluded: “In every single place I am going in Mexico, I get requested that query, ‘When are you and Berchelt going to combat?’
“It could be an honour for me to point out them a terrific combat with a warrior like Miguel Berchelt. That is my alternative.
“I’m not going to go in there and never give it my all. I’m going to do no matter it takes. If I’ve to field, I’ll field. If I’ve to bang it and brawl it out, then I’m keen to do this, too.”