The fighting pride of Chile, 29 year old prodigy Junior “La Joya” Cruzat (8-0) is geared up for his ring return, as the highly touted 126 pounder looks to set himself up for regional title honors in 2022. The fight will be a triple header with Andres Campos Main Eventing live across South America.
Cruzat along with all Chilean boxers have had a difficult time during the pandemic with many stop starts and boxing events being cancelled on a moments notice.
La Joya, who is guided by powerhouse World boxing manager Tony Tolj, discussed his ring return on December 4.
Cruzat said, “I am so excited to be back in the ring. The COVID period has not been easy for professional boxers in Chile, but I have not stopped training and can’t wait to be back and show the results that I have put in the gym.”
“On December 4th I will take my first step towards the next phase of professional boxing career.”
“Firstly I get back in the ring and I look to show everybody that I am ready to challenge for a regional title honors in 2022. I have to continue to show that I am always improving and at 20 years of age and I have lots of time on my side.”
“I live and sleep boxing and I will not stop until I become the first Chilean world champion. Diamonds are forever and so is ‘La Joya’ Cruzat.”