Former world champion asks for a fight with Pitbull Cruz with the aim of taking the title from him – La Opinion

Former world champion asks for a fight with Pitbull Cruz with the aim of taking the title from him – La Opinion

Regis Prograis, former World Boxing Council (WBC) super lightweight world champion, asked for a fight with Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz on their social networks after defeating Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero in the eighth round via technical knockout and snatching the World Boxing Association (WBA) belt from him.

On the X account (formerly Twitter) Tha Boxing Voice proposed a confrontation between Prograis and Rolly Romero next, since both are coming off losing their world titles, but the American rejected the idea and pointed at the Pitbull Cruz.

“Fuck Rolly. “I want Pitbull for the belt,” the boxer wrote in response to the publication.

It should be noted that Pitbull Cruz dominated Rolly Romero from start to finish and shut his mouth as he promised before last weekend’s fight to be crowned champion at 140 pounds. The American He could not at any time counteract the power of the Mexican and from the beginning he was hurt with strong blows, but he was able to survive on several occasions until the eighth the referee stopped the fight after a shower of fists.

After his feat, the Mexican fighter was interested in the rematch against Gervonta Davis, but assured that he is ready for any challenge that is thrown his way. Ryan Garcia He also sounds like a possible opponent of Pitbull Cruz, since before accepting the fight with Rolly Romero, he had negotiated with him. The names of Subriel Matías and Devin Haney are other options that were mentioned by the WBA champion.

On the other hand, Regis Prograis comes off a tough loss to Haney – who took the WBC 140-pound title from him– which saw him land just 38 total punches, the record low for 12-round championship fights tracked by CompuBox. In the end, King Ry’s next opponent was the winner on the judges’ scorecards by unanimous decision (120-107).

Devin Haney completely dominated Regis Prograise in December and took his WBC title from him in his 140-pound debut. Photo: Jeff Chiu/AP.

Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz, 24, achieved an important victory against Rolly Romero and He is now the new holder of the WBA world title at 140 pounds in his debut in the category. The Mexican boxer has a professional record of 26 victories (18 of them by fast track), two losses and one draw.

For his part, Regis Prograis, 35, lost his WBC super lightweight title to Devin Haney and is now looking to shake off his first negative result by seeking a confrontation against the Mexican. The American It has a record of 29 wins (24 by fast track) and only one setback in his professional career.

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