By Gabriel F. Cordero
Three time former world champion Erik “Terrible” Morales is currently at the Ceremonial Otomí in Mexicoand already deep into his training cycle for his next fight on December 18 with the former world champion Jorge “La Hiena” Barrios at the the Estadio Caliente in Tijuana for the WBC Silver belt of Morales.
Morales is training with his father and trainer Jose ‘ Olivaritos’ Morales and hope to arrive in good conditions to get past Barrios and to begin to look for an opportunity for a fourth world crown and acheive his dream of being the first Mexican to win world crowns in fur weight divisions.
Next weekend (Thursday and Friday), Morales will leave his camp to begin a promotional tour with stops in Tijuana and Los Angeles. “My desire is to fifnish the year with a win,” he stated, adding that next year he is targeting a fight with another Mexican three-time champion Juan Manuel Márquez.