Subriel Matías arrived in Maryland and is close to the weight for his important world elimination match against Russian Maxim Dadashev
Subriel Matías (13-0, 13 KOs) from the Maternillo neighborhood came to the state of Maryland, accompanied by his team for his International Boxing Federation (IBF) world elimination fight to be held this Friday, 19 July at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill.
Matías, will face the also unbeaten Maxim Dadashev (13-0, 11 KOs), from St. Petersburg, Russia, in a 12 rounds contest at 140 pounds. The brawl will be broadcast live by the application ‘ESPN +’, starting at 10:00 (Eastern time).
The winner of Matías-Dadashev will become the mandatory challenger of IBF world champion Josh Taylor, who is scheduled to face World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Regis Prograis in the title unification bout as part of the fall. of the final of the ‘World Boxing Super Series’ tournament.
“Eager for combat. This preparation was a very intense as they have always been for all my fights. I never underestimate my opponents, “said Matías, who said that,” I am already one pound in weight and ready for Puerto Rico and my Maternillo neighborhood to expect a convincing victory from me to get closer to the goal. Thanks to Fresh Productions for achieving this great fight. We will show that what will happen this Friday will not be a surprise. “
Matías is trained by Alex ‘Cano’ Matos and Ángel ‘Indio’ Guevera.
Alex ‘Cano’ Matos explained that “after eight weeks of work, Subriel is in perfect condition and we came to take a big victory for Puerto Rico. In 36 years that I have been in boxing, I had not seen such a murderous war machine as Subriel Matías. “
‘Indio’ Guevara affirmed that, “We are clear of the evidence that Subriel has. Physically and mentally it is at a hundred. I understand that they are underestimating it, but this Friday the knockout streak will rise to 14 “.
Matías, who is ranked # 8 in the IBF and # 13 in the WBC, has notable victories over current WBC Continental Americas champion Adrián Estrella, former two-division world title challenger Fernando Saucedo and two-time Venezuelan champion Patrick López.
Dadashev, ranked # 3 in the IBF and # 4 in the WBC, is an outstanding amateur from his native Russia, winning 281 bouts before becoming a professional under the guidance of famous handler Egis Klimas. Dadashev has victories over former world champions Antonio DeMarco and Darleys Perez and has won nine of his last ten bouts by knockout.
Attached photo by Fresh Productions Boxing.
(from left to right: Pedro Cruz (co-manager), Alex ‘Cano’ Matos (co-coach), Subriel Matias (boxer), Angel ‘Indio’ Guevara (co-coach) and Anthony Otero (co-manager)