Bantamweight contender, Eros Correa (12-1, 8 KOs), discussed his upcoming fight with Luis Fernando Saavedra (9-7, 3 KOs), of San Luis Potosí, Mexico, in a ten-round fight that will work as the main event. on Thompson Boxing’s “New Blood” card.
“New Blood” will take place at Omega Products International in Sacramento, CA. Doors open at 5:30 pm PT with the first fight starting at 7:00 pm PT.
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Here’s what WBA #14 contender Eros Correa had to say about his recent training camp, his match with Saavedra, and more.
On his recent training camp:
“I had a good camp in Las Vegas and I had a great job with a lot of great fighters there, which helped a lot. I pushed myself to uncomfortable places every day and I stopped enjoying training at home in San Jose . I want to give myself the best chance to win, so I finished the last days of the training camp in Las Vegas. I want to be a world champion, and this camp is a world championship.”
In his next match with Luis Fernando Saavedra:
“You can’t look at anyone, and I consider this fight with Saavedra as if it is the biggest fight of my career, because I am in the WBA. Saavedra has proven to be a tough opponent for some fighters in the world. . He’s beaten two undefeated fighters recently and had a big loss to a good fighter. I expect him to be in good shape. He’s coming to win, and that means he’s a great opponent. danger.”
On what success does for his career:
Winning this fight continued what I started by getting a big win over Saul Sanchez and allowed me to compete at the top of the division. I want to fight for the world title, but I know I have to get it like I did in the fans. I expect all the belts to be vacant soon, and hopefully, I’ll be in the title eliminator next year and make a big impact. “Winning here means I can go on, stay motivated, I’m waiting for the chance to make a big fight.”
On fighting in Northern California close to home:
“He has been fighting close to home for a long time. Sacramento is only two hours from our hometown of San Jose. Many familiar faces, or people who have been my fans for years will be in attendance. I look forward to fighting in front of all my supporters in Northern California. This fight means more than just a fight to me. This is a celebration of how far I have come in boxing, and I am grateful to Thompson Boxing for giving me this opportunity.”