Julio César Chávez Jr. thinks that Pitbull Cruz is the best fighter in Mexico after knocking out Romero – La Opinion

Julio César Chávez Jr. thinks that Pitbull Cruz is the best fighter in Mexico after knocking out Romero – La Opinion


Julio César Chávez Jr. thinks that Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz is the best fighter in Mexico today after he knocked out Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero and was crowned super lightweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA).

In an interview with Fight Hype, Chávez Jr. stated that Pitbull Cruz has improved a lot and that is why he is sure that, after this great performance against Rolly Romero, The Mexican is more than prepared to take on the revenge with Gervonta Davis.

“Pitbull is ready to beat Tank. Pitbull is better today than before. When he fought Tank it was one of his first fights on television. Today I think Pitbull is one of the best fighters. “I think he is the best fighter in Mexico,” he said.

Rolando Romero vs Isaac Cruz 03 30 2024 Fight
Pitbull Cruz demonstrated his power and was crowned super lightweight world champion in Las Vegas. Photo Courtesy: Esther Lin/Premier Boxing Champions.

Likewise, Julio César Chávez Jr. explained that one of the reasons why he thinks Pitbull Cruz is above other Mexican champions It is because the now 140-pound monarch does not refuse to fight anyone.

“Why is Pitbull the best in Mexico right now? Because he fights with whoever he is, for the definitions he has had in his fights ending in knockout“So Pitbull is the best right now in Mexico,” he declared in a live broadcast on his Instagram account.

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.

Rolando Romero vs Isaac Cruz 03 30 2024 Fight 1
Rolly Romero could not counter Pitbull Cruz’s attacks and ended up being stopped by the Mexican. Photo Courtesy: Esther Lin/Premier Boxing Champions.

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.

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