Maryland – The pride of Maternillo Subriel Matías (13-0, 13 KOs), from Fajardo, and Russian Maxim Dadashev (13-0, 11 KOs), had no problems with the scale ahead of their International Boxing Federation (IBF) World Eliminator at 140-pound, tonight, Friday, July 19 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill.
The fight that is scheduled to 12 rounds and will be broadcast live on ‘ESPN +’, from 10:00 (Eastern time).
Matías scored 139.8 pounds on the scale and Dadashev 139.2 pounds.
“Thankful for this great opportunity to fight on a big stage. We comply with the weight just like my opponent. I fight assault by assault, but I understand that this fight will end by knockout. We both hit and a victory will take us to the world title fight. The preparation was done as it should be in the gym, there are no excuses and this victory is for my people from Maternillo, “said Subriel Matías.
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.
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 Mikey Williams / Top Rank

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