It's fair to say that unbeaten Filipino Richard Claveras (12-0-2, 12) is a real unknown quantity outside of those who have had the pleasure of watching him in action. The footage of him that we've seen lasted less than a minute and he seems to be a man who is hard to get a grasp of. Despite that he is also a confident fighter and a man who has a lot of self belief.
On Thursday Claveras showed that confidence as he stated he was in Mexico to score knockout #13 and claim the WBC Light Flyweight title, currently held by the excellent Pedro Guevara (24-1-1, 16).
If Claveras can claim the title it's fair to say that he will go form "unknown" to a major figure in the lower weights and become one of the must see men at 108lbs. If, however, is a huge word in boxing and he's certainly viewed as the big under-dog going into this bout which looks likely to deliver explosive action one way or another.
Claveras looks to shock the world as he battles Guevara! (Preview)
(Image courtesy of http://wbcboxing.com)
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