Stephen Fulton Jr is prepared to take his first break at a world title on Jan. 23, when he faces WBO junior featherweight titlist Angelo Leo in a Showtime headliner from Uncasville, Conn.
Fulton, 26, was intended to confront Leo (20-0, 9 KO) for the empty WBO belt last August, however a positive COVID test pushed Fulton out and Tramaine Williams into the session, which Leo won by wide choice more than 12 rounds, guaranteeing the tie.
Presently, the Philly contender gets his opportunity to take it from Leo, and after not battling since Jan. 2020, Fulton is prepared to get back in the ring.
“It will be firecrackers. Leo is the boss and has that sparkle and fire. they both coming ravenous and arranged to make this an extraordinary battle. This battle is quite nibbled misjudged in light of the fact that they more modest folks, however they are both in the best five of this division. Leo and Stephen both have something to demonstrate and Stephen prepared to get it on.”
Fulton (18-0, 8 KO) isn’t stressed over a one-year cutback giving him any ring rust issues, and says nothing he saw from Leo against Williams in August has changed his methodology.
“My course of action stays as before as though I was battling him at that point,” Fulton said. “We’re generally prepared to make changes, yet I trust I’m obviously superior to in the event that I had battled in August” Fulton said. From losing that chance and now returning, it’s improved Fulton actually, intellectually, and inwardly.
“Leo’s presentation against Williams was what anticipated. Fulton realized he planned to approach and be a canine, however Fulton don’t think Williams anticipated it. He’s a decent warrior, he procured his way here, and now we simply need to battle.”
The 26-year-old Fulton likewise intends to make all the difference for a subject from his profession, as he’s taken the “0” from seven warriors in his vocation, remarkably Isaac Avelar and Arnold Khegai in his last two trips, and furthermore a youthful Joshua Greer Jr back in 2015, or more Adam Lopez, who has proceeded to have some quality battles, in 2017.
“My dash of taking contenders’ ‘0’ will proceed,” he said. “Warriors have their thing that they’re known for: Gervonta Davis takes individuals out, Chris Colbert flaunts his gaudy abilities, and Fulton take contenders’ ‘0’s. Come battle night, we’ll both be arranged and prepared. Fulton prepared to put on an act and trust Leo will be prepared to do likewise.”
What’s more, as an agent for the pleased and long custom of enclosing Philadelphia, Fulton needs to be another big enchilada for the city.
“As far as I might be concerned, it means the world to be a best on the planet from Philadelphia. This is what I’ve been really going after my entire vocation,” he said. “To Fulton city, it would show individuals from Fulton local that there’s an exit plan. Yet, I don’t feel any pressing factor as a result of it. This game shows us the control to act in minutes like this. The pressing factor is only an aspect of my responsibilities.
“Part of the gang driving the new period of Philadelphia boxing, however Fulton can’t lose trace of what’s most important. Fulton simply need to remain keen, quiet and tackle his work. It’s tied in with doing what he came there to do. Fulton that next wave and simply prepared to stamp it by getting this belt. he will harden what everybody definitely thought about Fulton. he have the hotshot quality in Fulton and show it in this battle.”