Berchelt vs Awuku is Saturday in Cancun – WBC world super featherweight champion Miguel Berchelt returns to action this Saturday night as he defends his title against Maxwell Awuku.
Berchelt won the WBC title in January of last year when he defeated Francisco Vargas in California. He returned to America’s West Coast in July of last year when he fought Takashi Miura in a successful title defense. For this fight, Berchelt is returning to Mexico as a world champion and he enters the fight a major favorite against unheralded opposition. A potential showdown with divisional kingpin Vasyl Lomachenko could be next if Berchelt is impressive on Saturday.
Awuku is closing in on 50 professional fights with most of them coming in his native Ghana. This is his first shot at a world title.
Berchelt’s latest title defense is set to air on beIN Sports Espanol in the United States and Box Nation in the U.K. Check your local listings for start times. Also, check out “Berchelt vs Miura and More Results From The Forum” for highlights from Berchelt’s most recent title defense.
Saturday, February 10th, 2018 – Plaza De Toros, Cancun, Mexico
(Card Subject To Change):
130 LBS 12 RDS: Miguel Berchelt (32-1) vs Maxwell Awuku (44-3-1)
140 lbs 10 RDS: Pedro Campa (27-1) vs Ivan Alvarez(27-8)
168 LBS 10 RDS: Jaime Mungia (26-0) vs Jose Carlos Paz (21-6-1)
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