Demetrius Andrade goes up in opposition to David Benavidez on Saturday, November 25 at Michelob ULTRA Area in Las Vegas. The competition options unbeaten former two-division world champion up in opposition to undefeated former two-time tremendous middleweight champion. The pair battles it out within the 12-round essential occasion bout stay on Showtime PPV.
Andrade (32-0, 19 KOs) is trying to safe his second straight victory for 2023, following his win by unanimous determination in opposition to Demond Nicholson in January. The native of Windfall, Rhode Island is a former WBO and WBA tremendous welterweight champion, in addition to former WBO middleweight champion. Going by means of the ropes on November 25, the 35-year-old seems to beat a brand new division and declare the interim WBC tremendous middleweight belt in opposition to Benavidez.
David Benavidez (27-0, 23 KOs) is coming off the win by unanimous determination in opposition to former IBF tremendous middleweight champion Caleb Plant in March. The 26-year-old landed the interim WBC 168-pound belt in Might 2022, when he stopped David Lemieux within the third spherical.
“I’ve plenty of strengths,” mentioned Demetrius Andrade at in the present day’s Bay Space media exercise. “With my athletic potential and my preparation, I can beat anybody. This has actually been an important camp. We’ve gotten by means of the ups and downs and we’ve finished all the things we have to do to get the victory on this matchup.”
“I’ve fought each fashion there may be in the present day. I simply need to go in there, discover his weak point and determine what’s going to work.”
“I’m gonna step ahead with my finest foot and I count on David to do the identical, although his ft usually are not as nice as mine. We’ll be having enjoyable in there.”
“I’ve waited my complete profession for this. With what we each have inside us, it’s gonna make it an important battle.”
“I don’t actually know his strengths till I get in there, however from watching him, he likes to overwhelm his opponents. That’s actually all I see. November 25 tune in and I’m gonna expose his weaknesses.”
“That is the most effective combating the most effective. It’s an important second. The timing couldn’t be any higher. It’s the battle that makes all of the sense on the earth proper now.”
The co-main occasion pits undefeated WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo in opposition to former world title challenger Jose Benavidez Jr. The pair squares off within the scheduled for 10 rounds non-title bout.
Within the UK and Australia, Benavidez vs Andrade airs stay on Sunday, November 26.