At the end of this week, the Mexican Emanuel Navarrete (36-1, 30 KOs) will have a chance to get into the cohort of selected compatriots who managed to become world champion in three weight categories.
Former super bantamweight world champion and reigning WBO featherweight champion Navarrete will challenge the vacant super featherweight title (up to 59 kg), entering the ring against little-known Australian Liam Wilson (11-1, 7 KOs). ) in the main event of the evening of boxing in Glendale (USA).
According to forecasts, Emanuel should not have any problems. Although there is another opinion expressed by the legendary ex-champion in three categories, Jeff Fenech, a member of the Hall of Fame and Wilson’s compatriot.
“Oh, I think the bookies are making a huge mistake with this fight,” he said in an interview.
fox sports. “I am generally shocked by their layouts. And I’m honestly sure there’s a lot of money to be made on Liam Wilson at the end of the week. Because not only do I see him becoming the new world champion from Australia, but I also see him winning by knockout.”
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