Oscar Valdez’s Title Defense Fight: Date and Opponent Revealed

Published 07/21/2021, 7:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – FEBRUARY 20: Oscar Valdez is victorious as he defeats Miguel Berchelt for the WBC super featherweight title at the MGM Grand Conference Center on February 20, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)


Oscar Valdez is one of the top-notch emerging sensations on the super-featherweight roster. In no time, he’s put on some blistering performances to catch every boxing lover’s eye. Valdez, who is still young, is showing a lot of promise to become one absolute legend of this weight class.

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That said, in his last fight, the Mexican boxing star battered the veteran, Miguel Berchelt, to win the WBC super-featherweight strap. This was his very first belt at this weight class. With the win, he put himself in a position to contend with some highly skilled technicians.

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Valdez is now aligned for his first prime title defense at this weight class. The undefeated boxer will make a ring appearance on September 10 against Robson Conceicao. Top Rank Promotions shared this news on its official Instagram handle.

Here they wrote, “𝙅𝙐𝙎𝙏 𝘼𝙉𝙉𝙊𝙐𝙉𝘾𝙀𝘿 After registering the KO of the Year and securing the top spot in the Junior Lightweight division, it’s time for @oscarvaldez56’s defense of the throne to begin.”

Valdez, prior to turning his attention to the super-featherweight frame, put on some notable performances at the featherweight landscape. When he moved up, his form continued.

The 30-year-old put on a colossal statement in the 130-pound weight class with his last staggering performance against Berchelt. He handed out a one-sided beating and kicked off his 2021 in style.

Can Oscar Valdez vanquish Robson Conceicao?

Valdez adopts an offensive style of fighting and he always begins his assault from the very first second in a fight. This approach has helped him end up on the winning vertical 29 times in 29 fights.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 08: Oscar Valdez poses on the scale during his official weigh-in at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 8, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Valdez will face Evgeny Gradovich in a featherweight fight on April 9 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The undefeated boxer will look forward to employing the same game plan against Conceicao, who will struggle to get past his power.

It’ll be interesting to see how Valdez approaches this fight. Do you think this will be an easy outing for the Mexican boxing hotshot?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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