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Carlos Adames Eyes Super Middleweight Move

Carlos Adames (23-1) is setting his sights on a move to the 168-pound division, eagerly eyeing matchups with top fighters in the weight class. The WBC interim middleweight champion has been vocal about his desire to face the likes of Canelo Alvarez, David Benavidez, and Caleb Plant.

Carlos Adames

Additionally, Adames is interested in a potential showdown with unbeaten Edgar Berlanga (22-0) at super middleweight. Berlanga, from Brooklyn, is promoted by Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing, while Adames fights under the Premier Boxing Champions' banner. Despite their different promotional affiliations, Adames believes that if both fighters want the bout, the promoters can make it happen.

Adames, hailing from the Dominican Republic, last fought in June, securing a ninth-round stoppage victory over former unified champion Julian Williams at the Armory in Minneapolis. He is confident in his abilities and sees a matchup with Berlanga as explosive, especially given their power.

"I feel like a fight with me and Berlanga is one of the best fights that can be made. Both of us have power, and the fans would love to see the Dominican-Puerto Rico rivalry,"

He is even willing to travel to Puerto Rico to face Berlanga in his home country, highlighting the potential for a thrilling summer showdown.

Berlanga, of Puerto Rican descent, has yet to make his debut in Puerto Rico despite talks in recent years about the possibility. His most recent bout saw him stop Padraig McCroy in six rounds at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, a main event streamed by DAZN.


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