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William Zepeda Dominates Maxi Hughes, Calls Out.....

William Zepeda showcased his dominance in the ring, overpowering Maxi Hughes in a lopsided bout at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. The fight, part of a DAZN card, saw Zepeda improve his record to an impressive 30-0 (26 KOs) and solidify his position as a top contender in the lightweight division.



William Zepeda


From the opening bell, it was clear that Zepeda was on a mission. Despite Hughes' early efforts to jab and circle with finesse, Zepeda's relentless pressure and powerful punches quickly turned the tide in his favor. By the fourth round, Hughes was visibly struggling, prompting his corner to throw in the towel and award Zepeda the victory.


With this win, Zepeda is now the mandatory challenger for two lightweight belts, currently held by Gervonta "Tank" Davis and the winner of the upcoming Vasyl Lomachenko-George Kambosos fight on May 11. After the fight, Zepeda wasted no time in calling out the division's top fighters, including Shakur Stevenson.


"I am ready for Shakur, Gervonta. Whoever is on that list, we're going after," Zepeda declared, emphasizing his readiness to take on the best in the division.

Zepeda's promoter, Oscar De La Hoya, echoed his fighter's sentiments, expressing confidence in Zepeda's abilities and readiness to face any challenge.


"We believe in William. He's ready for anybody," De La Hoya said, extending a direct challenge to Stevenson.

Despite Hughes' valiant effort, Zepeda's relentless pace and superior skill proved too much to handle. Zepeda's aggressive style, coupled with his impressive output of punches, left Hughes with few answers and ultimately led to his defeat.


Zepeda's victory was a testament to his skill and determination, and fight fans are eagerly anticipating his next challenge against the division's elite. As Zepeda continues his undefeated streak, his rise in the lightweight division promises to deliver more thrilling fights and unforgettable moments in the world of boxing.

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