David Benavidez faces Demetrius Andrade at Michelob ULTRA Area in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, November 25. Undefeated former two-time tremendous middleweight champion defends his interim WBC tremendous middleweight tile towards former world champion in two weight divisions. The pair squares off within the scheduled for 12 rounds major occasion bout stay on Showtime PPV.
In his earlier outing in March additionally in Las Vegas, Phoenix-born Benavidez (27-0, 23 KOs) scored a unanimous resolution towards fellow former 168-pound world champion Caleb Plant. In Could 2022, the 26-year-old stopped David Lemieux within the third spherical and took the interim WBC belt.
Andrade (32-0, 19 KOs) was in motion in January, when he scored a unanimous resolution towards Demond Nicholson. With the victory, the 35-year-old made his ring return after over a yr of layoff. The Windfall, Rhode Island native is a former WBO and WBA tremendous welterweight champion and former WBO middleweight titleholder.
“I do anticipate to cease Andrade,” David Benavidez stated at a latest Seattle-area media exercise. “I’ve been working extraordinarily laborious. My final battle went the gap and I used to be upset about that. We’re gonna right the present and cease Demetrius Andrade.”
“I’m getting ready myself for the toughest potential battle. That’s how I at all times put together. I’ve been coaching three months and sparring 15 rounds at a time. I’m 100% able to go.”
“There are a number of issues Andrade does properly, however I see weaknesses as properly. We’re gonna put an incredible recreation plan collectively and expose him on November 25.”
Within the co-main occasion, undefeated WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo makes his ring return towards former world title challenger Jose Benavidez Jr, brother of David Benavidez. The pair meets within the scheduled for 10 rounds non-title bout, contested at 160 lbs.
Within the UK and Australia, Benavidez vs Andrade airs stay on Sunday, November 26.
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