Saucedo last fought in June, when he stopped Leonardo Zappavigna in a fight of the year candidate. Both boxers used to spar and train together when they were younger so should know plenty about each other. We got better. I got better. I just got a little more better than him.
Kavaliauskas and Arriaza will square off on Friday, Nov.
This is going to be an action-packed fight, and I am confident that I will be victorious. He turned heads early in his pro career, winning 11 of his first 12 fights by knockout.
Kavaliauskas turned the corner to world title contention in September with a seventh-round TKO against Mahonri Montes to win the NABF welterweight title He has defended the belt twice in , knocking out former world champion David Avanesyan in the sixth round and grinding out a unanimous decision versus Juan Carlos Abreu on July 7 in Fresno, Calif.
Arriaza , 13 KOs , a year-old native of Masaya, Nicaragua, is in , including a second knockout against Sammy Valentin. The Valentin win earned Arriaza the WBO Intercontinental title, and an upset win over Kavaliauskas would put him in line for a world title opportunity.
The rest of the undercard is as followed: Super lightweight contender Cletus Seldin , 17 KOs looks to rebound from his first career defeat against Nelson Lara , 9 KOs.
Seldon is the son of former heavyweight world champion Bruce Seldon.
Oklahoma-born heavyweight knockout artist Trey Lippe Morrison , 15 KOs will fight an opponent to be determined in a six-rounder.
Lippe Morrison last fought June 30 in Oklahoma City, knocking out Byron Polley in the third round of a crowd-pleasing bout.
Oklahoma City native and bantamweight prospect Aaron Morales , 3 KOs will fight an opponent to be determined. John Rincon, from Corpus, Christi, Texas, will make his pro debut in a four-rounder at lightweight.
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