• By Miguel Maravilla Photo by Chris Farina K2

Carlos Cuadras & Jesus Soto Karass Media Day


Undefeated WBC super flyweight champion Carlos " Principe " Cuadras (35-0, 38 KOs) of Mexico and former world title challenger Jesus "Renuente" Soto Karass (28-10-4, 18 KOs) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico held separate workouts Thursday afternoon at the Maywood Boxing Club in Maywood, California for their upcoming bouts taking place Saturday, September 10 at the Forum in Los Angeles live on HBO. Fightnews.com spoke to both fighters as they talked about their upcoming bouts.

"I thank god and Teiken Promotions for this opportunity to be fighting on HBO in the U.S. and to be on the main event," Carlos Cuadras told Southern California Boxing.com

Cuadras will take on #1 Pound-for-Pound Fighter in the world and WBC flyweight champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, (45-0-0, 38 KOs) of Nicaragua.

"Chocolatito is a great fighter. To be the best, you have to beat the best,"

"He has fast hands but I am faster and much more handsome,"

The Mexican warrior and fan favorite Jesus Soto Karass will battle it out once again with Japanese warrior Yoshihiro Kamegai, (26-3-2, 23KOs) in a rematch.

"This is the 2nd fight between us the rematch. The first fight was a war," Jesus Soto Karass told Southern California Boxing.com

"As far as Im concerned this will be a war. Kamegai is a kamikaze he comes to fight. Everyone knows what I am about and I will go and try to knockout him out"

Tom Loeffler

"This is a great card, a great fight for LA bringing back the glory days at the Forum. We have 2 undefeated fighters, Chocolatito moving up to fight an undefeated champion," K2 Promotions Tom Loeffler told Southern California Boxing.com "We also have the rematch between Kamegai and Soto Karass. A great initiative to the show,"

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