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Xander Zayas Will Quickly Begin Making ready For Return on December 11

Puerto Rican prospect Xander Zayas will take a break for a number of days, earlier than returning to the health club on the best way to his sixth struggle of 2021.

Zayas will see motion on December 11, as a part of the undercard to the light-weight struggle between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Richard Commey, which takes place at Madison Sq. Gardens in New York Metropolis.

This previous Saturday night time, Zayas picked up a stoppage win over Dan Karpency as a part of the undercard to the tremendous featherweight conflict between Shakur Stevenson and Jamel Herring.

Zayas is hoping to win this 12 months’s “Prospect of the Yr” award from the Boxing Writers Affiliation of America (BWAA).

“We nonetheless do not know who we’re going in opposition to. We all know it’ll be eight rounds. It could be my first eight-round struggle. Earlier this 12 months I stated I needed to do six fights and end with an eight rounder, and I’m doing that. Now what I want is to win the ‘Prospect of the Yr’ award – however we’re shut. We will keep targeted, and if I win that struggle on December 11, I may win that award,” stated Zayas to Sara Hernandez.

The boxer has an excellent tempo this 12 months with victories over James Martin and Jose Luis Sánchez by unanimous resolution and one other three by technical knockout in opposition to Demarcus Layton, Larry Fryers and Karpency.

Zayas, 19-years-old, has a report of 11-0, with eight knockouts.

Zayas defined that he’s ready to struggle over eight rounds as a result of his bout in opposition to Karpency was initially stipulated to final that lengthy. Nevertheless, ESPN determined to chop it to 6 on account of manufacturing points on the cardboard.

“I used to be coaching at eight, 10 rounds of sparring, so the bodily situation was there. Now what is required is to proceed [at this pace]” Zayas acknowledged.

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Huynh Nguyen

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