“No matter what I thought of me at the beginning of the sport, I’ve always had belief in myself,” Berchelt went on to say. “I’ve always seen myself getting those big fights, like the fight with Valdez and a fight with Lomachenko [or Lopez]. I always knew I was ready for those kinds of fights, and I think that’s really the key.”

Saturday’s fight card will be airing at 11 p.m. ET on ESPN. Meant to be a soccer star, Berchelt has found his craft as a dominant boxer. He will look to expand on that as he gets more opportunities.