By Lusakatimes Sports
Lely Florez has arrived ahead of Saturday’s World title unification bout against Esther Phiri at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka.
The Colombian will face Esther for the WIBA belt and vacant IBO female light welterweight title.
Florez, a 16-4-0, said she was looking forward to a good fight against Esther, 11-2-2, who is unbeaten in her last 12 fights.
“My experience will be key in this fight,” Florez, who was flanked by her trainer Josedelo Zuniga, said at a press briefing at the Southern Sun Hotel in Lusaka upon arrival.
“Esther Phiri is a good boxer but we don’t think there will be a knockout but if there is it will be good for me.”
Florez added that she was expecting a good fight against Esther and is also looking to bounce back after losing her WBC belt in her last fight on September 10 away to Monica Acosta of Argentina.