Mexican Oswaldo “Gallito” Novoa (12-4-17 KOs) is ready to challenge current WBC straw weight champion Xiong Zhao Zhong(22-4-12 KOs) in Haikou, China on February 5.
Novoa summed it up by saying:
“It’s tough to fight abroad. I’’ll try my best to avoid the decision and have no problems in becoming world champion.”
Novoa and Zhong have a rival in common: Javier “Demonio” Martinez, who lost the vacant title against Zhong and was also defeated by Novoa inside four rounds.
Novoa is a 31 year old Mexican fighter, this will be his first championship fight.
January 10, 2014