England's Terry Flanagan will be on home turf in his hometown of Manchester when he challenges Jose Zepeda for a vacant lightweight world title on July 11 at the Velodrome.
Flanagan, a 25-year-old southpaw with a record @ (27-0, 10 KOs) is ready to make some boxing history. “I can’t wait for July 11 and my chance to win the world title. The pressure is on but I’m channeling it in a positive way and using it to fire me up for the fight against Zepeda.”
Zepeda, 26, has a reputation for destroying opponents in rapid fashion sporting a 87% KO ratio. His record is (23-0, 20 KOs) a California native is trained by Robert Alcazar. Jose's amateur record was 15-1. "I think Terry is a great fighter. Both of us are undefeated and I'm ready for a great fight," he said. "I don't take anything away from him. We will both be prepared. I know we are going to give the fans a great fight!"