JAYSON VELEZ: THIS SATURDAY I WILL BECOME WORLD CHAMPION

OMAHA, Nebraska- Undefeated featherweight prospect Jayson Vélez (22-0, 16KO’s) will have this Saturday night the opportunity that has being waiting all his career: the world title fight. When he clashes against the undefeated IBF featherweight world champion Evgeny Gradovich (19-0, 9KO’s) this Saturday at the Century Link Center in Omaha. “I am ready for this opportunity, I feel ready. I had the best training camp of my life to get the best condition in my career”, Velez said. “We work really hard for this. We know his style and what he does. I have no doubt that I will become the IBF Featherweight World Champion”, Jayson said. Gradovich vs. Velez will part of HBO Boxing After Dark as part of the telecast of championship bout between Terence Crawford vs. Reymundo Beltran this Saturday November 29 10p.m. ET. [photos: Chris Farina/Top Rank]

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