Undefeated Chilean Flyweight Andres Campos needs to create historical past by changing into his nation’s first World Champion when he locks horns with reigning IBF ruler Sunny Edwards on the OVO Area Wembley this Saturday June 10, stay worldwide on DAZN.
Campos’ conflict with Edwards tops a blockbuster triple-header of World Title motion within the capital, with Nina Hughes (5-0, 2 KOs) defending her WBA Bantamweight crown in opposition to Katie Healy (6-0) and Cherneka Johnson (15-1, 6 KOs) defending her IBF Tremendous-Bantamweight strap in opposition to Ellie Scotney (6-0).
Edwards (19-0, 4 KOs) is about to make his eagerly anticipated Matchroom debut this weekend having penned a promotional take care of Eddie Hearn in March, however Campos (15-0, 4 KOs) – who has been calling Edwards out for over a yr – plans on spoiling the social gathering after lastly touchdown his dream World Title shot.
“Sunny Edwards has by no means fought in opposition to anybody like me,” stated Campos. “I’m by far the perfect opponent that he may have confronted. I’ve a number of expertise preventing in opposition to and defeating undefeated guys from each the amateurs and execs. I’m ravenous for achievement. I’m so hungry to win this World Title and make historical past for Chile.
“Sunny Edwards is nice, however he isn’t ok to beat me. I do know that I’m higher than him and I’ll present you all on Saturday evening. I’ve three situations: situation A, B and C. We’ve got skilled so laborious for each. Sunny received’t be capable to run away from me like a dancer. He’s simply dancing and working on a regular basis. I’ll ship him to sleep earlier than the twelfth spherical.”
Unbeaten Sheffield-based slickster Edwards makes his fourth defence of the IBF strap he landed in April 2021 in opposition to Moruti Mthalane in London, and ‘Showtime’ is gunning for unification clashes within the second half of the yr and having seen off challenges from Felix Alvarado, Muhammad Waseem and Jayson Mama.
26-year-old Campos is hungry to create his personal legacy, fuelled by the burning to want to turn out to be his nation’s first ever World Champion. Edwards is famend for having one of many sharpest tongues in boxing, however Campos says he received’t be partaking in any backwards and forwards along with his opponent throughout a busy battle week.
“I by no means trash speak,“ stated Campos. “I all the time do my speaking within the ring and let my fists care for enterprise. Sunny is known for his trash speaking, not for his boxing. Chile doesn’t have any World Champions and I’ll make historical past for my nation and my continent of South America. I would be the first one. The IBF World Title could be very particular to me.
“Combating within the UK for the primary time as knowledgeable doesn’t faze me in any respect. As a professional I’ve fought in Australia and in Argentina. It isn’t such a giant change for me. Bear in mind, I’ve accomplished virtually all of my 95 fights outdoors of my nation. I’ve represented Chile everywhere in the world. I don’t really feel the stress. To battle right here within the UK is nothing large for me.”
Campos, who’s managed by Australian Tony Tolj and skilled by Hernan Gauto from Argentina and Nicolas Orellana from Chile, is ranked at seven within the IBF rankings and has held the WBO Latino Flyweight strap since March 2020. ‘The Delight of Barnechea’ says he additionally has the backing of UK followers who need to see Edwards defeated for the primary time.
“Since I arrived within the UK final week, everybody that I’ve met within the gyms, malls and streets – everybody has informed me that I’ve to beat that trash talker Sunny Edwards. Everybody that talks to me about Sunny Edwards needs me to beat him. All of them need me to turn out to be the primary man to beat him.
“It’s loopy – no person cares about Sunny Edwards right here in England. I’ve the assist of Chilean followers and the entire English followers who I’ve met. Everybody on my social media is telling me that I’ve to beat this clown.”
Edwards vs. Campos tops an enormous evening of World Title motion in Wembley, Cruiserweight Cheavon Clarke (5-0, 4 KOs) seems to be to shut in on a British Title tilt as he faces David Jamieson (10-2, 7 KOs) in a Closing Eliminator for the well-known Lord Lonsdale Problem Belt, Youssef Khoumari (15-1-1, 6 KOs) and Reece Bellotti (15-5, 13 KOs) meet in an eliminator for British Tremendous-Featherweight Title, The ‘Romford Bull’ Johnny Fisher (8-0, 7 KOs) will convey his Bull Military to Wembley for the third time because the 24-year-old Heavyweight fights for the ninth time within the execs in opposition to Emilio Salas (7-4-1, 3 KOs), Anthony Joshua-managed Shannon Ryan (4-0) returns to the venue of her March 2022 debut to proceed her professional journey, and rising starlets George Liddard (2-0, 2 KOs) and Muhammad Ali (1-0) function on Earlier than the Bell.
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