Watch Angel Acosta vs Carlos Buitrago Boxing stream online | Hard-punching WBO junior flyweight titlist Angel Acosta will make the primary protection of his crown in opposition to Carlos Buitrago, at Coliseo Jose Miguel Agrelot, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, on Saturday.
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When: At Hato Rey, Puerto Rico (Integrated Sports PPV):
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Acosta (17-1, 17 knockouts) had been on account of seem on Miguel Cotto’s final hurrah, in December, in a stay-busy combat. However at late discover, when then-titlist Kosei Tanaka – the one man to beat the Puerto Rican – vacated, Acosta’s combat with Juan Alejo was upgraded to fill the emptiness and Acosta stopped the Mexican in 10 rounds.
The whirlwind situation understandably happy THE RING’s No. Eight-ranked 108-pound fighter.
“It was a privilege and a honor for me to win my title on the same night that the legend of my friend and promoter (Cotto) finished his brilliant career. It felt special.” Acosta informed THE RING in early June.
The 27-year-old has been making ready for his first protection in his hometown of San Juan, in addition to a half-hour away at Cotto’s facility, in close by Caguas. In whole Acosta has had a nine-week coaching camp to prepared for the problem of Buitrago.
Buitrago (30-Three-1, 17 KOs) has been an expert for 10 years regardless of solely being 26 years outdated. Much of the younger veteran’s profession has taken place in his native Nicaragua. He’s Zero-Three-1 in world title fights, was stopped in his most up-to-date combat, final December, and will be a harmful opponent for Acosta.
“I am very excited to make my first defense in Puerto Rico against a top challenger like Carlos Buitrago,” mentioned Acosta. “He has world title expertise and a fantastic model that will convey motion to the combat. He is a troublesome fighter with nice abilities; his model goes alongside with mine. This will be a toe-to-toe combat.
“This will be his fifth world title try. He’s always given a good account of himself but he’ll likely be desperate to win this fight. Everybody deserves the chance because he has worked hard but he will fail again with his world title dreams.”
Although Cotto introduced the curtain down on his surefire Hall of Fame profession, final 12 months, it was a banner 12 months for his promotional firm Promociones Miguel Cotto, which produced its first two world champions, Acosta and Alberto Machado, who claimed the WBA junior light-weight title final October.
Cotto believes Acosta has all of the stipulations to capitalize on his world title win.
“He has the talent and strength to make all his dreams come true,” Cotto mentioned. “He needs to keep focused and working hard. He has everything to succeed.”
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