Miami, FL: The busiest contender, WBO Latino Bantamweight Champion Ricardo “Hindu” Espinoza(23-2 20 KO’s) of Tijuana, Mexico has been rewarded for his activity. Espinoza has been the WBO #1 contender for several months now but due to the World Boxing Super Series(WBSS) has been sidelined of his title shot. Today, the WBO Championship Committee has approved his long awaited dream, a chance at the WBO Interim Bantamweight title this Saturday as he squares off against former world champion, #6 contender John Riel Casimero(26-4 17 KO’s) at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson this Saturday as part of Danny Garcia vs Adrian Granados undercard.
“Hindu” Espinoza will be making his 3rd appearance in a span of 5 months, something unusual for a #1 contender. Espinoza is 3-0 with 3 KO’s in his title fights and is currently riding a 10 fight knockout streak dating back to 2017. He add a few words on how he feels going into his title fight.
“I am happy to be fighting for a world title, i have proven that i am ready for the moment” he continued ” i want to thank all my team for making this possible on Saturday night, Tijuana will have a new world champion”
Felix “Tuto” Zabala President of All Star Boxing also stated “We are proud of Espinoza’s progress up to date, he has shown he belongs at the top of the division” he added “We are sure of Espinoza ability and experience in title fights will prevail him victorious on Saturday”