Weigh-In Results: Seniesa Estrada vs. Leonela Yudica
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Pound-for-pound dynamo Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada (24-0, 9KO) defends her unified WBC/WBA minimumweight world titles tonight, July 28, against Argentina's former world champion Leonela Yudica (19-1-3, 1KO) at the Pearl Concert Theater in Las Vegas. UK fight fans can watch the event live in the early hours of Saturday morning, July 29.
U.S: ESPN+ 7:30pm ET / 4:30pm PT
UK: Sky Sports Main Event 2:30am – 5:30am BST
Charlie Sheehy 134.5 lbs
Kaylyn Alfred 133.4 lbs
Dante Benjamin Jr. 170.1 lbs
William Langston 171.9 lbs
6×3 Light Heavyweight
Subaru Murata 121.5 lbs
Juan Centeno 123.3 lbs
6×3 Junior Featherweight
Abraham Nova 130.8 lbs
Jonathan Romero 130.8 lbs
10×3 Junior Lightweight
Rohan Polanco 142.9 lbs
Cesar Francis 141.8 lbs
8×3 Junior Welterweight
Karlos Balderas 135.9 lbs
Nahir Albright 134.1 lbs
Andres Cortes 130 lbs
Xavier Martinez 129.7 lbs
10×3 Junior Lightweight
Seniesa Estrada 104.4 lbs
Leonela Yudica 103.7 lbs
10×2 WBC & WBA Minimumweight World Titles
Jaylan Phillips 139.5 lbs
E'mond Driver 142 lbs
4×3 Junior Welterweight
What have they said?
Seniesa Estrada “This is just the beginning. We’re at a time in women’s boxing where all the top women are starting to headline. So, I’m just grateful and happy with Top Rank and ESPN for allowing me to be one of the female fighters that is leading the way for the next generation and for all the women in the sport.
“I go into every fight wanting to make a statement. I always want to show a different part of everything I can do in the ring. I never overlook any opponent. I know that she has faced tough champions before, and she is not afraid to take a risk and fight champions. But my style is unlike any other champion she’s faced.
“Everyone thinks they’re going to shock the world when they get in the ring me. But then, that bell rings and they see that my style is just different. I’m a different fighter.”
Leonela Yudica “I’m very happy to have this opportunity. It’s a great pleasure, as a native from San Juan, Argentina, to be able to present myself for the first time in Las Vegas so that everyone can get to know me for the first time. It’s a great opportunity, and I am ready for this.
“I’m positive that they have underestimated me. I have had a lot of fights, and I have a lot of experience. I defended my flyweight title 10 times. And while it is a great challenge to be going down in weight, I am ready and prepared to show that I have everything it takes to become world champion again.”
Andres Cortes “I’m very excited. I’d beat both of these guys [Martinez and Nova] on the same night. I’m willing to knock out two guys in the same week. I’m not worried about him [Martinez]. He’s in here looking like a homeless man. This is easy work. I look good and I feel good. And I can’t wait to smack this guy.
“I run Vegas. This is my city. I think Martinez’s biggest mistake was leaving Ray Woods. He’s going to say that this is his greatest camp. But he’s hunched back and he looks scared. He’s afraid. And I can’t wait to put on a good ass-whooping’.”
Xavier Martinez “I’m really excited to come back. In my last fight, things happened. But that’s life. It is what it is. But I’m bouncing back. I had a great camp for this one. I’m excited to go out there and do what I do. I’m ready to get back to where I need to be.
“Working with Robert Garcia has been great. This camp went a lot better than the previous one. I had more time with him this time because he was more focused with Anthony Joshua around the time I had my first fight with him. This time, we were actually able to work more.”
Abraham Nova “‘My motto is, ‘No fear, no doubt.' You have to have no fear and you have to keep moving forward. Robeisy Ramirez is a tough fighter. A lot of things didn’t go my way in that fight. But you’ve got to be mentally strong in this game. Confidence is the biggest thing that will help us fighters move forward.
“You will always see fireworks in my fights. I come to get the knockout. Jonathan Romero is a tough opponent. He is a former world champion. I’m excited about what I’m going to do Friday night.”
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