Arboleda: 'I have to go out to do the work from the beginning'

The double Panamanian world classified Jaime Arboleda does not trust himself for his lawsuit this Friday, January 14, when he faces the Dominican Nicolás Polanco. Arboleda heads the boxing function ‘Box & Roll’ that will be hosted by the Vasco Núñez de Balboa convention center at the El Panamá hotel and which is organized by the companies Sampson Boxing and Best Box.

“I know very little about the rival, but they have a good record. He has 20 fights won, one draw and one loss and it was against former world champion Javier Fortuna, so it’s not an easy fight. I have to go out from the beginning to do the work ”, stated Arboleda in the promotional press conference of the event.

Arboleda will seek to consolidate in the world rankings when he disputes the Silver Latino lightweight championship of the World Boxing Council (WBC) in his lawsuit against Polanco.

The Panamanian fighter, with a professional record of 17 wins, two losses and 14 knockouts, is currently ranked No. 8 in the world at 130 pounds in the WBA, while in the WBC he is ranked No. 18 in the same category.

“My promoters want to have several options for a world championship and if we win this fight we will also have options in the WBC,” said Arboleda, 27.

In the co-main event, the Argentine Hugo Alberto Roldán will face the Colombian Germán Del Castillo for the Latin Silver Superlight Championship at 10 rounds.

Roldán is undefeated in 20 fights, with one draw, while Del Castillo Muñoz has a record of 10 wins, one loss, two draws and 7 knockouts.

In a women’s fight and in which the Latin flyweight title of the WBC will be at stake, the Panamanian Natalie Delgado will face the American Gabriela Fundora at 8 rounds.

In the preliminary fights, the return of the Panamanian fighter Ernesto ‘The Problem’ Marín stands out, who will face the Colombian Carlos Suárez at 6 rounds and 135 pounds.

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