Heavyweight contender Kevin Lerena is planning to take extra day off earlier than returning to the ring.
Lerena (28-2, 14 KOs) had initially deliberate to battle within the month of March.
However now he may keep out till a date in April.
As BoxingScene.com lately reported, he may return to the ring towards Ryan Merhy.
Lerena noticed loads of motion in 2022.
In March, Lerena made picked up a 4 spherical stoppage of veteran Bogdan Dinu. Then within the month of September, he earned a dominant twelve spherical unanimous choice over Polish large Mariusz Wach.
Two months later, in December, Lerena challenged WBA “common” champion Daniel Dubois as a part of the undercard to the trilogy battle between Tyson Fury and Derek Chisora.
Lerena dropped Dubois within the first spherical, after which was credited with two extra knockdowns as Dubois had bother placing weight on an injured leg. Dubois would get better by third, dropping Lerena after which pounding him with punches towards the ropes for a stoppage.
“For a lot of asking in anticipation – I received’t be preventing to start with of March. I made the choice to take a while off to restore my niggles which were bothering me. I need to spend high quality time with my spouse and children. We bought a brand new bundle of pleasure in sure and that’s of most significance,” Lerena said.
“I fought in September 2022 and in December 2022 for the WBA world title. My physique and thoughts hasn’t had the required time to get better. Two fights back-to-back during which I carried quite a lot of weight on my shoulders. I believe preventing in March is dashing my return and wouldn’t be in my finest curiosity. I hope to get out once more within the month of April. As soon as once more to my loyal supporters – thanks.”