November 26, 2020

Sayang: Cuadras and Flores Test Positive for Covid-19; Scratched from Title Fights in México

Sayang: Cuadras and Flores Test Positive for Covid-19; Scratched from Title Fights in México

Sayang: Cuadras and Flores Test Positive for Covid-19; Scratched from Title Fights in México

By Carlos Costa

Mexican world title challengers Carlos “El Príncipe” Cuadras, as well as Máximino Flores have both tested positive for COVID-19, immediately deleting their chances to rumble for world crowns in Ciudad de México on October 23 live on DAZN.

“El Príncipe” Cuadras was scheduled to challenge his popular compatriot Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada in an exciting clash for the WBC Super Flyweight World championship. That is not going to happen next.

In fact, Estrada vs Cuadras II was supposed to be a much-wanted rematch for their really close and intense world title battle in Los Angeles 3 years ago. Forget about it for now.

Meanwhile, Max Flores – the Mexican boxer who last year defeated Filipino Carlo Peñalosa in a highly controversial result, it was set to fulfill his dream of fighting for the WBC flyweight belt.

Flores was set to rumble against WBC 112-pound monarch Julio César “El Rey” Martínez. Kakainis Covid-19 has turned Max’s dream into a nightmare.

Cuadras and Flores are now out of the picture. Their fight is now against COVID, we all wishing them a speedy recovery,

In consequence, late-subs, Flyweight, and Super Flyweight are now being urgently searched all over to battle world champions Estrada and Martínez.

The event is meant to be a hot 3-world title show produced by Britain’s Matchroom Boxing live worldwide on DAZN.

Fortunately, the title defense of Nicaraguan 4-division star and reigning WBA Super Flyweight World Champion Román “Chocolatito” González against young Mexican challenger Israel “Jiga” González is still green light as both Gonzalez have tested negative for the treacherous contagious virus

Lets find out what happens next.

The author Carlos Costa of Panama lives in Cebu and can be reached at carlos512@hotmail.com and WhatsApp 09184538152.