The undefeated Wbo Fw champion Oscar Valdez entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 21-0-0 (19 KOs=90%) and he is ranked as the No.7 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Leo Santa Cruz). He fought three times last year winning over Evgeny Gradovich (=Valdez vs Gradovich), Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda (=Valdez vs Rueda) and Hiroshige Osawa (=Valdez vs Osawa).
His opponent, Miguel Marriaga, has an official record of 25-1-0 (21 KOs=84%) and he entered as the No.26 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Nicholas Walters in 2015 (=Walters vs Marriaga), after this fight he has won five bouts beating Adones Aguelo, Guy Robb and Eduardo Montoya in 2016. Oscar Valdez vs Miguel Marriaga is valid for the WBO World featherweight title (Valdez’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: StubHub Center, Carson, California, USA
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Title: WBO World featherweight title
Valdez’s previous fight: Oscar Valdez vs Hiroshige Osawa
Marriaga’s next fight: Vasyl Lomachenko vs Miguel Marriaga
Valdez’s next fight: Oscar Valdez vs Genesis Servania
Valdez vs Marriaga Official Video:
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