Simply at some point after becoming a member of forces with Golden Boy, unbeaten light-weight prospect Floyd Schofield has his first project: a Thursday, October twentieth most important occasion slot in Indio, California.
Schofield (11-0, 9 KO) debuted lower than two years in the past, however has already emerged as a super-promising expertise at age 19. He’s already fought thrice in 2022, most recently running over Rodrigo Guerrero just two weeks back.
“I’m puzzled,” stated Floyd Schofield. “It is a dream come true. My dad all the time informed me this was all going to occur. To see it actually occur, is past phrases. Now I’ve to do my half and win.”
He takes on Daniel Rosas (22-5-1, 14 KO), and the truth that the press launch has to go all the way in which again to his 2011 accomplishments at tremendous flyweight to hype him up ought to offer you some concept of his probabilities. He’s been knocked out in three of his final 5, and whereas getting stopped by Jonathan Guzman and Lamont Roach Jr isn’t notably shameful, he solely lasted three rounds towards 3-1-2 Willmank Canonico Brito.
Nonetheless, he’s about the suitable degree of opponent Schofield must be dealing with at this level, and at the very least a historical past of defeats to vital figures offers us some factors of comparability.
“He is perhaps very well-spoken and media educated however I’m a warrior,” stated Daniel Rosas. “I hope he is aware of that on October 20, I can be coming with all the things for him.”