J.C Martinez vs. McWilliams Arroyo Added to Canelo Yildirim Undercard
Mexican flyweight Julio Cesar Martinez (17-1 13 KOs) will defend his WBC World Flyweight title against McWilliams Arroyo (20-4 15 KOs) of Puerto Rico as the co-feature to Canelo vs. Yildirim on Saturday February 27 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, live on DAZN.
“I am so happy to be back in the ring again and I promise you a war with Arroyo in Miami,” said Martinez. “With the unification fights ahead of me, it is important to take care of my mandatory challengers and I expect a tough fight with Arroyo. I believe that 2021 will see me unify the division and become undisputed and I can’t wait put a smile back on boxing fans faces.”
“Finally, the fight is near, and I am sure the fans will enjoy another classic between Mexico and Puerto Rico,” said Arroyo.
“This will be another great classic between Puerto Rico and Mexico,” said Arroyo’s co-promoter, Miguel Cotto. “I am sure they will provide the fans a great fight and McWilliams will be prepared to rip that title away and bring it back to Puerto Rico.”
Chinese Heavyweight star Zhilei Zhang make a quick return to action over ten rounds against Jerry Forrest.
South Central L.A.'S Diego Pacheco (10-0, 8 KO's) Super-Middleweight sensation takes on Rodolfo Gomez Jr (14-4-1 10KOs)
“I am excited to be back under the bright lights,” said Pacheco. “2021, it’s time to show everyone I’m here and I’m a problem for anyone at 168lbs.”
Alexis Espino (6-0 4 KOs) takes on Ashton Sykes (5-3 KOs)
Marc Castro goes up against Lester Brown (4-2-3 1 KO).
Miami’s own Aaron Aponte will also be on the card.