“Going to Be Face of Boxing “: Fans Hype Up Curmel Moton as He Trains in Recent Post Ahead of Potential December Fight

Published 11/02/2023, 1:17 AM EDT

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Floyd Mayweather‘s protege Curmel Moton just made his professional debut on the undercard of the greatly anticipated Canelo Alvarez vs. Jermell Charlo. However, with Mayweather’s name as a prefix and a spectacular KO in his pro debut against Ezequiel Flores, the 17-year-old is already the talk of the town. Likewise, following his impressive victory against Flores, fans were extremely eager to learn about his next fight.

According to Mayweather, Moton is likely to fight on the former’s upcoming exhibition card which might take place on December 9. In this connection, the featherweight fighter who has an amateur record of 156-7, is currently busy training. On that note, he recently shared the latest photos and videos of training.

Fans urge Curmel Moton to make awkward fights


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Moton looks up to the likes of Gervonta Davis and Naoya Inoue. In his opinion, he will be an even better fighter than Inoue once he has reached his maturity in the sport. Likewise, he sincerely devotes his time and energy to sharpening his skills. And to offer his fans a glimpse of what he has been cooking, he recently took to Instagram and shared several photos of him laboring. “I can give you the recipe but the sauce won’t taste the same,” he even wrote in the caption. In no time, several fans reacted:



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In an absurd request, a fan asked Curmel to “fight Tyson Fury and ‘Tank’ Davis on the same night.”

However, one declared, “This guy is going to be the face of boxing.”

Meanwhile, one appreciated his head movement seen in the post. “That dodge was insane,” they added.

On the other hand, one wrote, “Look up to you bro you gon’ be face of boxing one day.”

However, one urged him to fight heavyweight title holder “Jared Anderson.”

Speaking of potential fights, Moton recently declared he wanted to face the WBA Featherweight title holder.


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Moton wishes to win a title in only his second professional fight

In only his second pro fight, Moton desires to win the WBA Featherweight title which currently is in possession of Leigh Wood. According to Moton, the 35-year-old is his next ideal opponent given his performances. Likewise, in a recent interview with FightHype, Moton called out Wood. “I’m looking forward to fighting Leigh Wood,” he said.

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Well, while Moton wishes to fight Wood, it seems his team already has an opponent since Mayweather is confident of the 17-year-old returning on his exhibition card.

However, to know the figure, fans will have to wait a little. Anyway, what is your reaction to Moton’s latest post? Let us know in the comments.


Written by:

Samrat Sardar


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Samrat Sardar is a senior boxing writer at Essentially Sports. Having written over 1000+ articles, his coverage of Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather has received widespread recognition. However, his interest lies in stories pertaining to any shred of injustice or corruption happening in the world of boxing.
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Arijit Saha