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The great wishes of El Dorado Rivera-Río for this Christmas

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During these December holidays, the Mexican prospect, Gustavo Rivera-Riohas a great desire in mind: he is going for his first World Boxing Council youth championshipwhether in featherweight or super featherweight.

At 21 years old, with nine months in the professional game and an undefeated record, El Dorado has many plans in the pipeline, and he knows that the time to make his growth spurt is near, which is why he works tirelessly in the gym.

“I would like to compete in a junior world championship next year. It would be a very important step in my career. Youth world champion and, in a couple of years, absolute world champion,” declared the fighter, sponsored by Heraldo Media Group.

“It was a year full of a lot of activity, practically one fight a month. It was intensive, non-stop, but the objective was achieved. Very big things are coming,” he added.

Satisfied with the balance achieved in 2023, where he achieved an undefeated streak of nine wins, seven of them by knockout, Rivera-Río He is aware of the risk he runs every time he enters the ring, but he has a clear goal in mind and assured that there will be nothing that can slow down his pace.

At 21 years old, nine months in the professional game and an undefeated record. Photo: Alfredo Pelcastre

To add traction, Rivera-Rio analyzes options for his future, such as adding the New York promoter and manager to his team, Shelly Finkelwho has been behind the work of fighters like Mike Tyson, Manny Pacquiao, Evander Holyfield and currently Deontay Wilder.


Near the end of the year, it is difficult not to look back, so Gustavo highlighted the role his parents have played in this journey, which began when he was eight years old.

Surrounded at all times by Maria and Gustavo, El Dorado He went from amateur to professional, and now that the public is much closer, they enjoy the great moments with him, but always vigilant.

“Without my parents, I can’t say what I would be, but I know that ultimately I wouldn’t be here. I thank you very much because you have been able to guide me and encourage me when necessary. If I could make more wishes, without a doubt it would be the well-being and health of my family, my parents, my little brother,” he concluded.

By Erika Montoya

Photos: Alfredo Pelcastre


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