Jose “Sniper” Pedraza of Puerto Rico, 32 years outdated, can be ready for his promoter High Rank to current him choices for his subsequent look within the ring.
Earlier this month, Pedraza despatched the then undefeated Julian “Hammer Palms” Rodriguez (21-1 and 14 KOs) by TKO within the eighth spherical.
With the one-sided victory, he despatched a robust message to all high junior welterweight gamers.
However Pedraza, who wish to battle twice in 2021, has accepted the thought of a rematch towards Mexico’s Jose “Cho” Zepeda (34-2 and 26 KOs).
“The message is evident. I nonetheless belong to the elite. I can now battle for a world title. I wish to have this risk. I do know there are a whole lot of elite fighters within the 140 pound division. There’s quite a bit (competitors), however I am there. I need to grow to be a champion for the third time, ”Pedraza informed Giovanny Vega.
Zepeda seemed lower than spectacular in his most up-to-date ring look which was a win over late alternative Hank Lundy.
Pedaza made his junior welterweight debut towards him in Las Vegas in 2019 – and misplaced a unanimous resolution.
“I’d love a rematch towards Zepeda as a result of once I bought as much as £ 140 I misplaced my first loss in that division to him. It is one thing that could possibly be completed. I would like them to take us to championships individually, we grow to be champions after which we battle to unite, “mentioned Pedraza.
Pedraz has now received three fights in a row since that defeat, with dominant victories over Mikkel LesPierre and Javier Molina and the failure of Rodriguez.