MANILA, Philippines—Whereas Paul Butler blasted John Riel Casimero, the case isn’t the identical with regard to rising Filipino bantamweight Jonas Sultan.
“Good fighter, sturdy fighter,” Butler mentioned of Sultan in an interview with Probellum posted on Wednesday. “He’s crushed Casimero so he’s proven his stage there. He’s a bullish fighter.”
Sultan has been tapped to step in and struggle Butler with Casimero out as a consequence of a violation of the British Boxing Board of Management’s medical tips for utilizing a sauna to make weight forward of a bout.
Butler (33-2, 15KOs) and Sultan (18-5, 11KOs) conflict for the interim WBO bantamweight title on Saturday (Manila time) in Liverpool, England—in a struggle the English expects to claim his may.
“He’s actually good however there’s weaknesses and I’ve noticed them immediately. His weaknesses are my strengths,” Butler, winner of seven in a row, mentioned.
“Will probably be a dominant efficiency. We’ve labored actually onerous. It doesn’t matter what’s in entrance of me. I do imagine we haven’t seen the very best of me. Sultan will in all probability convey that out on (Saturday).”
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