The Cuban boxer who will fight on the undercard of Errol Spence Jr. vs. Terence Crawford

The undisputed welterweight title will be on the line when Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford meet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this Saturday. However, the rest of the card will be exciting for the inclusion of a Cuban boxer.

the santiaguero Yoenis Tellez will be part of the Spence vs. Crawford when he faces Spaniard Sergio Garcia at 154 pounds. Telléz entered the bout as an injury replacement for American Jesús Ramos.

The 23-year-old boxer turned professional in early 2020 and he is 5-0 so far with four knockouts. The first fight was on June 25, 2020 against the Russian Nikita Brisenkov and the Cuban knocked him out in the second round; the second was on October 31, 2020 against Andrey Tomashchuk and the European corner threw in the towel in the third round.

Their first match on US soil took place on November 5, 2022 at the Armory, Minneapolis and the fight against Dario Guerrero-Meneses had ended as a no decision, but after Téllez’s appeal, the Cuban won in the third round by fast track.

In 2023 he fought twice at the Caribe Royale in Orlando. First, on February 25, fought Alberto Delgado and knocked him out with 38 seconds left in the second round. After, defeated Cameron Krael by unanimous decision with identical scorecards 60-54 the 12th of May.

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Yoenis Téllez’s next fight

After the fight against Garcia, Téllez has agreed to fight Johan González at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma on August 26. The 32-year-old Venezuelan has fought 34 times as a professional and He is 32-2 and all of his wins have come by way of knockout..

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