Vaquero Navarrete will seek the four-time championship against Denys Berinchyk in May, according to reports – La Opinion

Vaquero Navarrete will seek the four-time championship against Denys Berinchyk in May, according to reports – La Opinion

Emanuel ‘Vaquero’ Navarrete He will seek to be crowned four-time world champion when he faces Denys Berinchyk in the dispute for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight title on May 18, as reported by Salvador Rodríguez of ESPN.

According to the journalist, Vaquero Navarrete and Berinchyk They will enter the ring in San Diego, California, in a month of May that is full of many fights exciting ones that boxing fans will undoubtedly enjoy.

“Add to it ‘Cowboy’ Navarrete vs. Denys Berinchyk to the May agenda. They will fight on the 18th in San Diego for the vacant WBO Lightweight title. El Vaquero seeks the four-time world championship. 4 Canelo vs. Munguía, 6- Inoue vs. Nery, 11- Lomachenko vs. Kambosos, 18- Fury vs. Usyk and 18- Navarrete vs. Berinchyk,” wrote Chava Rodríguez.

It should be noted that the WBO ordered the fight last January and that the 135-pound belt that will be at stake was vacated by Devin Haney, former undisputed monarch, when he decided to move up to super lightweight. Now, Vaquero Navarrete and Denys Berinchyk, first classified by the organization in the category, must define the new champion.

The Navarrete Cowboy He last entered the ring in November and drew with Robson Conceicao after a close battle in Las Vegas, a billboard that starred Shakur Stevenson and Edwin De Los Santos. The Mexican had just defended his WBO super featherweight title in August 2023 by defeating his compatriot Óscar Valdez by split decision of the judges.

To beat the Ukrainian, Vaquero Navarrete will enter the select group of Mexican champions in four divisions which is made up of Erik ‘Terrible’ Morales, Jorge ‘Travieso’ Arce, Juan Manuel Márquez, Leo Santa Cruz and Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez.

Instead, Denys Berinchyk won the Olympic silver medal in London 2012 and comes from beating the Swede Antonio Yigit by unanimous decision also in August 2023 and remained undefeated in the sport. The Ukrainian wants to be crowned world champion for the first time in his career against the Mexican.

Denys Berinchyk celebrates winning the Olympic boxing medal at the London 2012 games. Photo: Ivan Sekretarev/AP.

Emanuel ‘Vaquero’ Navarrete, 28, He retained his WBO junior lightweight belt after a draw with Robson Conceicao. The three-division Mexican champion has a record of 39 wins, (31 by knockout) one loss and one draw. For his part, Denys Berinchyk, 35 years old. The Ukrainian has a record of 18 victories (9 by fast track) without any setbacks as a professional.

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