Former bantamweight world champion Emmanuel Rodriguez is very concentrated on his upcoming battle with unbeaten rising contender Reymart Gaballo.
On Saturday evening, they’re going to collide for the vacant WBC interim-bantamweight world championship commonly event of a Showtime televised tripleheader.
additionally on the cardboard, unbeaten welterweight Jaron “Boots” Ennis collides with veteran contender Chris Van Heerden for the vacant IBO title, plus unbeaten bantamweight Gary Antonio Russell vs former world champion Juan Carlos Payano will kick off the telecast in a ten-round duel.
Rodriguez was originally scheduled to face Nonito Donaire for the whole WBC title. Donaire withdrew when he came up nice for COVID-19.
Gaballo, an unbeaten puncher who is largely untested, jumped on the opportunity to face Rodriguez often experience, with a title at stake.
For his part, Rodriguez isn’t involved about the late exchange in opponent.
“I think excellent presently. I’m physically and mentally in super form and able for something comes Saturday night,” Rodriguez talked about.
“My working towards camp and my preparations for the battle definitely haven’t been impacted a whole lot with the exchange in opponents. they’re equivalent combatants. The handiest change is that Gaballo is younger and Nonito is extra skilled. however it’s still a tough opponent in entrance of me that I’ll be able for.
“I don’t trust that there’s a good deal difference between Nonito and Gaballo. Gaballo tends to open up a bit bit more than Nonito does, so it’s more straightforward to connect on him. he is probably a little extra aggressive than Nonito and his defense isn’t pretty much as good. I suppose Nonito would were a more challenging combat than Gaballo however i am not taking this battle calmly.
“We’re organized for some thing comes. If it goes 12 rounds, I’m capable for all 12. He’s going to have his video game plan and we’re going to have ours, and i’m confident that I’m going to come back away with the win.”