By Craig Web page: Unbeaten tremendous middleweight contender Edgar Berlanga says he’s focusing on John Ryder for his subsequent battle and Jaime Munguia for a conflict in 2023.
Munguia can be a dangerous battle for Berlanga (20-0, 16 KOs) to take at this level as a result of he’s received higher abilities, and he’s been in with higher opposition. If Berlanga fights Munguia subsequent yr, he may dwell to remorse it.
The 25-year-old Berlanga is making an attempt to get expertise underneath his belt o he can construct up his identify to have the ability to name out undisputed 168-lb champion Canelo Alvarez or face David Benavidez.
After beginning his profession with sixteen 1st spherical knockouts, Berlanga has been taking the space in his final 4 fights.
“I need to make the perfect fights occur. Proper now, I’m ready the place I’m ranked #10 on the planet at 168. Proper now, I received the chance to battle anyone I would like,” mentioned Edgar Berlanga to Fighthype.
“I really feel like my identify is large enough to name out whoever I would like, and we will make the battle occur. We received a man John Ryder; we’ve received him on the radar proper now for my subsequent battle. So we’re making an attempt to push for that.
“Fights like that, I need to make occur. It’s good for the game. It’s good for the game of boxing. You’ve received Jaime Munguia; we will make one thing occur late subsequent yr. That’s a Mexican – Puerto Rican rivalry proper there. That’s one other cash battle proper there.
“He is aware of that me and him, that’s a giant, large battle sooner or later,” mentioned Berlanga about him and David Benavidez. “Clearly, he has the 2 world titles, and he has loads of expertise. He was even saying on the market, ‘I believe Edgar Berlanga is a good fighter. He’s simply received to pack up extra expertise, and we will make the battle occur.’
“I simply seen his dad [Jose Benavidez Sr] on the Canelo battle in Vegas, and it was nothing however love. He was saying, ‘You and my son sooner or later if the battle can occur, it’s going to be a giant battle.
“I’m not on the level the place I can name out Canelo and make the battle occur. Ultimately, he’s going to vacate his belts, and as soon as he does that, I can leap on them,” mentioned Berlanga.