Flyweight champion of the World Boxing Council julio Cesar Martinez is “Fearlessly” certain that when he steps into the ring with interim division champion, Puerto Rican McWilliams Arroyo, he`ll become the first fighter to knock him out, as none of the tough opponents the challenger has fought thus far have achieved that!
Arroyo, 35, has fought Carlos Cuadras, Román “Chocolatito” González, Amnat Ruenroeng, Kazuto Ioka, among a stellar lineup.
“I would be very happy to knock him out. But I will be prepared to fight 12 rounds. I have fought great opponents even at super flyweight and flyweight, and I have surpassed everyone. Hopefully a knockout will come to pass, but I’m morethan ready for whatever comes.”
Martinez vs. Arroyo will be a little big man star part of an evening in Manchester, New Hampshire on November 19th, where Demetrius Andrade will face Jason Quigley. DAZN will broadcast most of the undercard live from SNHU Arena.
Arroyo (21-4, 16 KOs) is Martinez’s mandatory 112-pound title challenger for the WBC. In February he won the interim division title by defeating Mexican Abraham Rodríguez in five one sided rounds.
Martínez (18-1, 14 KOs, 1 NC) returned in June to knock out Joel Córdova, in the sixth round at the Arena Alcalde in Guadalajara, Mexico. That marked and imprinted Martinez’s 11th knockout in his last 12 fights.