Alex Saucedo – Update on the unbeaten prospect
By Daniel Hughes: This coming Saturday, 13th February at the Sportsman’s Lodge, Studio City in the suburbs of Los Angeles will host a card to be televised on Unimas ‘Solo Boxing Tecate’ the series that showcases the upcoming Hispanic talent.
The main event on the card promoted by Top Rank will see welterweight prospects Alex Saucedo (20-0,14 KO’s), matched against Clarence Booth (13-1,7 KO’s) over eight rounds. The unbeaten Saucedo the young Mexican fighter I have tipped to be one to watch in the past, will meet in Clarence Booth a mature opponent, ambitious and on a 11 fight winning streak. It is a decent test for Saucedo, at only 21 years old and I see a lot of potential in him, maturing in the ring and constant improvement in his shot selection. He has benefited from top class sparring from the likes of unbeaten Errol Spence and is one of those fighters who many seasoned eyes in the game are keeping a real eye out for.
I always enjoy watching a young fighters career blossom, prospects are just that, some can’t or won’t make it be it ability to move up in level to out of ring distractions to having a bad night at the office, boxing totally unforgiving in that regard. The improvement in Alex Saucedo has been a steady incline. The story of making his pro debut back in 2011 at 17 years old, means that even now he can be considered to have done his pro apprenticeship by a very young age.
It’s fair to say that only at this point the hardcore boxing fan would have followed his career as well as those from his birthplace back in Mexico and his residence now in Oklahoma City, USA. Many more will soon be aware of his upside as a fighter.
He is a fighter that has stopped opponents with either hand, body shot’s a facet of his game that I really like he switches the point of attack constantly. He is the almost mandatory aggressive Mexican fighter that will constantly look to press the opponent back. The ability to finish an opponent by not getting overexcited by picking rather than wasting shot’s a sign of a fighter that knows his craft.
Every fighter has of course the room to improve and in Alex Saucedo as he improves in quality of opposition so will his need to show at times more head movement behind his guard when backing his opponent up. Exciting fighter and a prospect to follow, Clarence Booth his next opponent has certainly been made aware he is fighting a touted prospect within boxing circles. He knows what a win could do for his career in opening avenues.
Genuine prospect, never in a dull fight with a career ahead of him to follow, keep your eyes out for Alex Saucedo.