Estrada vs Bam Rodriguez Likely To Be FOY Sort of Scrap



Estrada vs Bam Rodriguez Likely To Be FOY Sort of Scrap

Juan Francisco Estrada will defend his WBC and Ring Magazine World Super Flyweight titles against Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez at Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, June 29, on DAZN. Mark Estrada Vs Bam Rodriguez on your calendar as a “can’t miss” collision.

Estrada (44-3 28 KOs) beat Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez in December 2022, in their third scrap.

Estrada Vs Bam Rodriguez booked for summer 2024

Editor Michael Woods scored it 6-5-1 for Chocolatito, that aged but still majestic wizard

The 33 year old is 2-1 against the Nicaraguan.

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Rodriguez (age 24; 19-0 12 KOs) you may recall unified at Flyweight by stopping Sunny Edwards in the ninth round in December.

The crown he won against Carlos Cuadras in February 2022 will again be his for the taking.

“I’m very happy to announce my return against Bam Rodriguez,” said Estrada of Estrada Vs Bam Rodriguez. “After my last victory against Chocolatito we took a good break and was able to spend quality time with my family and my kids and heal an injury I was dealing with.

“I will be more than ready since I know Rodriguez is a dangerous fighter, but in June it will be clear that there’s is plenty of ‘Gallo’ excitement to come.”

“Fighting for my fourth world title against a legend like ‘Gallo’ is huge,” said Bam Rodriguez of Estrada Vs Bam Rodriguez. “This is a fight I’ve been wanting for a while and I’m ready to prove myself once again.

Eddie Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom Sport, sits ringside at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona on December 16. Photo: Ed Mulholland, Matchroom.

Eddie Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom Sport, promises this one will be rollicking. Photo: Ed Mulholland, Matchroom.

“On June 29, you guys will see another special performance. AND THE NEW!”

“What a fight this is,” said promoter Eddie Hearn of Estrada Vs Bam Rodriguez. “When the best fight the best, excitement is guaranteed – and there’s no doubt that these are two of the best fighters on the planet.

“There are so many plot lines for us all to get our teeth into in the build-up to this incredible clash – but when the bell goes, the talking will stop, and we will be treated to something very special. Both fighters are to be commended for taking on the challenge – will ‘Gallo’ prove too much too soon for Jesse, or can ‘Bam’ add Juan’s name to his already incredible CV?”

“Another blockbuster fight to add to our already unrivaled schedule,” said Alfie Sharman, VP DAZN. “Bam is not messing around; first he takes on and beats Sunny Edwards – one of the most avoided fighters in the sport – in December and now he faces a legend of the sport in June in Estrada. Do not miss Estrada Vs Bam Rodriguez! Tune in live, June 29, only on DAZN.”

Founder/editor Michael Woods got addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the then-impregnable Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist has covered the sport since for ESPN The Magazine,, Bad Left Hook and RING. His journalism career started with NY Newsday in 1999. Michael Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and for Facebook Fightnight Live, since 2017.