Instead of signing Mexican great Marco Antonio Barrera as his manager and trainer, Moises Fuentes (23-2, 12 KO) signed another Mexican great in Erik “El Terrible” Morales to his team to handle the job.
Morales will be training Fuentes, if the fight pushes through, against longest reigning Filipino boxing champion Donnie Nietes in a trilogy at the Cebu City Sports Complex.
According to Mike Angel Lopez of Philboxing.com, “Fuentes who is under the promotional banner of Zanfer Promotions, has dropped Marco Antonio Barerra as his manager and trainer and has signed with Erik Morales.”
It was earlier reported that Nietes will face Fuentes for the third time instead of fighting someone else as the co-featured bout of Nonito Donaire title defense in Manila on April 23. Instead Nietes will headline a separate fight card in Cebu.
Both Morales and Barrera are special in the heart of Filipinos as they both had thrilling battles with Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao.