Miguel Madueño Training Camp Quotes
Thompson Boxing's unbeaten lightweight contender Miguel “El
Explosivo” Madueño (27-0, 25 KOs) is excited for the biggest
fight of his career as he faces former world champion
(25-4, 10 KOs) in a 12-round WBA title eliminator. The
main-event bout will take place this week at the Roberto
Duran Arena in Panama City, Panama on March 12, 2022, on a
“KO to Drugs” event, hosted by the WBA.
Here is what Madueño had to say about this recent training
camp, his matchup with Corrales, fighting in his first WBA
title elimination bout, and more.
On his recent training camp.
"This has been a great camp, in which I spent a large
portion of this camp in the mountains, training hard and
pushing myself to the furthest limits possible. This is the
fight of my life, and the biggest fight of my career. I’m in
tremendous shape and my timing has been spectacular in
sparring. I am giving it my all, day-in, and day-out, to get
the result I want come fight night.”
On his matchup with Corrales.
"He is really tricky and has been in the ring with some
really good fighters like Chris Colbert and Alberto Machado.
He’s got good boxing skills and I know exactly what I must
do to stop his movement. I see myself as a world champion,
an exciting fighter, and someone fight fans will be watching
for years to come. This is the first step for me to show
myself, my team, and Thompson Boxing the fighter I am, and
Corrales is the type of fighter who will bring the best out
On fighting for a WBA lightweight title elimination bout.
“Everyone knows the lightweight division is one of the most
exciting divisions with a lot of great champions that the
fans love watching. I am looking forward to winning this WBA
elimination bout which will allow me to pursue my dream of
becoming a world champion. This will be my twenty-eight
professional fight and it has been a long journey, but many
fighters never get to fight for a world title, so to get
there is a major accomplishment. I’m grateful to my promoter
Thompson Boxing and the WBA for giving me this opportunity.”
On becoming Thompson Boxing's next world champion.
"Thompson Boxing has groomed me to be a world champion and
now I want to follow in the footsteps of Timothy Bradley,
and Daniel Roman. They have been great to work with to me
and I want to repay them by being the next world champion
under their banner. It would mean a lot to have grinded with
a group of individuals and then turn my achievement into a