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William Zepeda: A Mexican Warrior Ready to Shine on Independence Day

Isaac Guerra

With determination and passion in his heart, Mexican boxer William ‘El Camarón’ Zepeda is geared up to ring in the Independence Day spirit inside the boxing ring on September 16th. On this symbolic day, he will go head-to-head against Filipino fighter Mercito Gesta in a bout that is anticipated to be an exhilarating battle.

Renowned American promoter Oscar de la Hoya has not let this bout go unnoticed. Backed by his esteemed company, Golden Boy Promotions, this confrontation takes the form of a memorable moment. William Zepeda stands as the standard-bearer of this fight on a Mexican date celebrated in the United States, following a tradition that resonates with boxing enthusiasts worldwide.

«In all honesty, William Zepeda is Mexican, and his bout against (Mercito) Gesta is going to be a war. It will be a great fight, especially because it falls on Mexican Independence Day, September 16th. We are ready and prepared for anything,» affirmed Oscar de la Hoya in an interview with Ernesto Amador from «No Puedes Jugar Boxeo.»

For Zepeda, this bout represents more than just a clash in the ring. It’s a monumental opportunity to join the legacy of Mexican champions who have left an indelible mark in the annals of world boxing history. On a day that has witnessed memorable feats by great figures like Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez, Marco Antonio Barrera, Erik Morales, and Juan Manuel Márquez, Zepeda seeks to add his name to this distinguished roster.

Zepeda’s dedication to his training is evident. With rigorous preparation sessions, the Mexican pugilist strives to maintain his spotless record of 28-0-0, with 24 knockouts. His gaze is fixed on glory and on leaving his own legacy in the world of boxing.

Across from him stands a formidable Gesta, with a record of 34-3-3, with 17 knockouts. Facing a rival of such caliber only fuels Zepeda’s passion for victory. The battle shapes up to be a test of strength and skill, a collision of wills that will culminate in a night of emotions and bravery.

Thus, William Zepeda emerges as a true Mexican warrior, ready to pen his own chapter in the history of boxing on Independence Day. With a heart full of pride and the determination of a champion, Zepeda will aim to show the world that he too is worthy of carrying the banner of victory on this iconic date.