(APR 26) Joey Gamache expects
Klara Svensson (15-0, 5 KOs) to seize her moment and claim the
WBC Female World Light Welterweight title when she challenges
Erica Anabella Farias (21-1, 10 KOs) on May 2 at the
Frederiksberg-Hallerne in Copenhagen.
Gamache has been studying Farias
ahead of the Swedish star’s world title challenge, and despite
the champion’s pedigree, the renowned American coach is
confident his fighter has the ability to dethrone the
“Farias is an unpredictable
slugger, who has fought over ten world championship fights, so
we know we can’t take her for granted,’’ said the former
two-time world champion.
‘’But, fundamentally speaking Klara has more tools to work with.
She’s got the height advantage, a longer reach and greater
power. I expect her to be too big and too strong for Farias.
‘’I’m not taking anything away from the champion, but, in my
opinion, this fight is Klara’s to lose. I really feel that it’s
her time to shine and I expect her to grab this opportunity with
‘’Klara has never worked harder in the build up to a fight. She
is constantly pushing herself in the gym and as a trainer I
couldn’t ask for more. She is very demanding and never content.
Let me tell you, that hunger will take her very far.”
This fight marks the culmination of the one and a half years
Svensson and Gamache have spent working together. As the duo
prepare for the biggest challenge of their so far successful
partnership, the Malmo-boxer has heaped praise on her 48
“Joey is the best,” said Svensson. “We have great chemistry. I’m
the type that needs a gun to my head and Joey knows that. Since
beginning of this year we have become much closer because of the
magnitude of this fight. He is so dedicated and prepares for
every little detail. Together, we have come up with the perfect
plan to defeat Farias.’’
Team Sauerland in association with Betsafe presents the ‘Nordic
Fight Night - Going For Gold’ on May 2 at the Frederiksberg-Hallerne
in Copenhagen. The event will be broadcast live in Sweden on
TV10 and Viaplay.se. Tickets are available via billetlugen.dk.
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