Ramon “Innocent” Alvarez knows that will not have an easy fight when he faces Colombian Richard Gutierrez on Saturday in the center of Hermosillo Multiple Uses (CUM), Sonora, Mexico.
The “Innocent” Alvarez and “Blade” Gutierrez will fight ten rounds in the welterweight division which will be the main event of the function Zanfer promoted and will be televised by Azteca 7, the House of Boxing.
During the press conference on Tuesday, the brother of “Canelo” Alvarez said Gutierrez’s record does not reflect the quality that the Colombian has.
“I’ve seen it, I know he’s a strong fighter and has enduring quality,” he said, “Gutierrez has faced great rivals and some of his losses are due to other causes beyond him.”
Former world flyweight champion Hernan “Tyson” Marquez, who attended the press conference, will also be part of this event facing José Alfredo “Cookies” Tirado.
Marquez thanked God for giving him another chance to prove he still has a lot to give in boxing.”We wanted to take this fight because I’ve only fought three rounds this year and I need more rounds, it is good that the fight will be here in Hermosillo, practically in my land,” said
“We wanted to take this fight because I’ve only fought three rounds this year and I need more rounds. It is good that the fight will be here in Hermosillo, practically in my land,” said Marquez.
“I not only want to win,” he added, “I want to give a good fight and for that I have prepared.”
Weighing on Friday
During the press conference it was informed that the weigh-in this Friday at 11 am will be move into the lounge at the Hotel Colonial as temperatures are over 40 degrees outdoors.
Ticket sales will go on sale Wednesday at the desk of the Multipurpose Center (CUM), priced at 220 pesos in generally ringside and 110 on the first level.