CARSON, Calif.– Subriel Matias is quickly gaining a track record as one of the most unsafe puncher in the junior welterweight department.
The Puerto Rican knockout musician acquired his greatest win to day, compeling Kazakhstan’s Batyrzhan Jukembayev (18-1, 14KOs) to give up on his feces after 8 grueling rounds Saturday night at Self-respect Health and wellness Sports Park in Carson, The golden state. The spell functioned as an IBF title remover for the number-two setting, with Matias (17-1, 17KOs) well available of his initial profession title battle.
“I want those belts,” Matias informed BoxingScene.com adhering to the win. “We took this fight to get in that position to become world champion. I just beat this guy like I said I would. I’m ready for whoever else I have to beat to win the world title.”
That course is an issue for the IBF to figure out. Matias’ encounter the formerly unbeaten Jukembayev was just one of 2 title removers purchased by the New Jersey-based approving body. Still waiting for a day is the various other purchased competition in between England’s Lewis Ritson as well as Argentina’s Jeremias Ponce.
There is likewise the issue of undeniable as well as lineal champ Josh Taylor (18-0, 13KOs) needing to learn his required title defenses. The unbeaten Scottish southpaw is currently as a result of following face WBO number-one competitor Jack Catterall, while Jose Zepeda awaits his turn as the WBC required opposition.
Provided the present turning, the IBF required most likely will not be called till 2022 because Taylor pleased his previous responsibility last September.
Nonetheless long it takes, Matias is prepared to remove a course to guarantee his location in line.
“We’re waiting for the number-one ranking to be decided between Ponce and (Ritson),” Juan Orengo, Matias’ marketer informed BoxingScene.com. “If the belt is vacant by then, we will fight the winner for the vacant title. If we have to win that fight to get to Josh Taylor, we’re ready for that as well.”
Jake Donovan is an elderly author for BoxingScene.com. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox