Connect with us

‘Yeah, I’ve Got Him… Like Right Now.’ Curmel Moton Identifies Future Opponent

What’s Next for Curmel Moton?

Boxing News

‘Yeah, I’ve Got Him… Like Right Now.’ Curmel Moton Identifies Future Opponent


‘Yeah, I’ve Got Him… Like Right Now.’ Curmel Moton Identifies Future Opponent

As the boxing world readied itself for the unification fight on September 30, between “Canelo” and Jermell Charlo, many were looking forward to seeing the highly touted Curmel Moton (1-0), who was due to make his professional debut against Ezequiel Flores (4-1). Moton subsequently came through his professional debut with flying colours, stopping his previously undefeated opponent in the first round of their fight on the Alvarez vs. Charlo undercard at the Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena.

The Future for Curmel Moton

How to Watch Curmel Moton Fights

  1. Select a VPN service that is optimized for streaming. We recommend PIA VPN.
  2. Download the VPN and connect to the server from more than 80 countries
  3. Log in to a boxing streaming service.
  4. Stream it no matter where you are!

Curmel Moton Wins on Professional Debut

Moton promised to steal the show on Saturday night, and his performance was as impressive as his confidence. “Big Deal” is a decorated amateur who won 137 times. Floyd Mayweather earlier this year called out Leigh Wood to fight his protege. There is an expectation regarding the Utah-born fighter, and he showed us a small sample of his capabilities during his destruction of Flores.

Read More5 Underrated Featherweights to Watch Out for in 2023

The 17-year-old was praised by many for taking on a 4-0 opponent in his first fight, but there was a clear gap in class during this fight. Moton dropped Flores in the first round with a well-timed left-hand shot. Flores managed to beat the count quickly. There was no respite for the Oregon-born boxer, as Moton quickly pounced, unloading vicious combinations, which forced referee Celestino Ruiz to call off their scheduled four-rounder, awarding the victory to the Mayweather protege. 

Skills of Moton and His Future

Moton was brilliant on his professional debut, showcasing his excellent movement around the ring, making himself an elusive target. His speed and accuracy in his punches seemingly bamboozled Flores. He also showcased his effectiveness at switching between the head and body, another vital skill he will need as he progresses in the world of professional boxing.

Read More5 Most Memorable Floyd Mayweather Fights

It will be interesting to see what comes next for Moton, but after facing a previously undefeated fighter in his first pro bout – it seems he will be moved through the ranks rapidly. When asked about potential opponents before he defeated Flores, “Big Deal” agreed with Mayweather’s claim he could beat current featherweight world champion Leigh Wood: “Me and Floyd had talked about it.” He added: “Yeah, I’ve got him (Wood)… like right now.

Take a trip down memory lane with Big Fight Weekend and look back at when Floyd Mayweather Knocked out Ricky Hatton on December 8, 2007.

Continue Reading

Freelance Writer and Digital Marketer, spending most of his time waiting for the Tyson Fury vs Usyk announcement. Also watches YouTube videos of Lennox Lewis fights on a daily basis.

More in Boxing News

To Top