MEXICOL, Baja Calif. – Mexican boxer Cristian “El Gato Gordo” Bilma (19-4, 7KO’s) will seek to snatch the World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Lightweight Americas Continental Championship from Canada’s Mazloum Ekdeniz (17-0, 8KO’s). This match is going to be held on 13 January.
The said fight is agreed to be ten rounds and will begin at 5:00 pm Baja California time at Place Bel Laval in Quebec, Canada.
For the bout, the 29-year-old declared himself ready for the championship on Canadian soil.
“I am ready to go out and seek this championship, it is a desire I have always had and now I am one step away from achieving it” commented “El Gato Gordo” Bielma.
Likewise, Cachanilla highlighted that he has prepared very well for this fight to arrive in optimal conditions.
“I had the best preparation of my career, we were preparing against left-handed boxers, since we were supposed to fight in December, he fell in the end, but it helped us prepare more, both physically And boxing,” he said.
After defeating Mexican Juan Antonio Rodríguez by unanimous decision on June 2, 2022, Ekdeniz will have his first defense with this championship.
“We know we are going up against the champion at home, he is an undefeated fighter, but I think he will not be able to face us, as I told you, we are going with everything for this championship. Are,” concluded the boxer of Sergio Ortega.