The Wbc super-Fw champion Miguel Berchelt entered this fight with a record of 32-1-0 (28 KOs=87%) and he is ranked as the No.2 super featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Vasyl Lomachenko). ‘El Alacran’ Berchelt suffered his only loss when he faced Luis Eduardo Florez in 2014, since then he has won eleven consecutive bouts beating Piriyapinyo (Berchelt vs Piriyapinyo), Francisco Vargas (4-stars fight, Vargas vs Berchelt) and Takashi Miura in his last three (Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura).
His opponent, Maxwell Awuku (who replaces Cristian Mijares), has a boxing record of 44-3-1 (30 knockouts) and he lost to Daud Yordan in 2015, after this bout he has won four bouts defeating Jonathan Yartey in 2017. Berchelt vs Awuku is valid for the WBC World super featherweight title (Berchelt’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Plaza de Toros, Cancun, Mexico
Division: super featherweight (130 lbs, 59.0 kg)
Title: WBC World super featherweight title
Berchelt’s previous fight: Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura
Berchelt vs Awuku full fight video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)