He said: “The rematch has the potential to be even greater than their first encounter.
“There’s a tremendous animosity between them, with both absolutely determined to show and prove who’s the best, up in the ring.”
Referring to the protracted and sometimes agonizingly drawn-out negotiations finally leading to agreement, Mauricio said: “Let’s hope both have a good preparation for the fight.
“Let’s see what they can bring and achieve for expectant Boxing fans of the World.”
Referring to the nine years age difference Mauricio added: “Fighters never know just when their legs are going to go or when they will lose a fraction of a second.
“But Gennady always comes to fight in phenomenally great shape.”