"Once I smell blood, it's game over."
22-year-old La Quinta native Brandun Lee is a rising star in the sport of boxing, boasting a perfect 23-0 record that includes 21 knockouts.
Fighting as a junior welterweight, the next challenge for Lee is Juan Heraldez (16-1-1).
This fight is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 11, at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson and will be broadcast LIVE on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING.
"Words can't even describe how excited I am. Carson's only an hour and a half away. I'm looking forward to showcasing my talent in front of hundreds to millions of people," said Brandun Lee.
Some laughs now but make no mistake about it, rising star @Brandun_Lee (23-0, 21 KO) will be all business on Saturday night. Lee will look to stay unbeaten, taking on Juan Heraldez at @DignityHealth Sports Park in Carson. @ShowtimeBoxing @KESQ @baileyarredondo @Jesus_G_Reyes pic.twitter.com/pm15vqJ8RR— Blake Arthur (@BlakeArthur24) December 8, 2021
The 22-year-old Lee comes in confident, riding a streak of 14 straight knockout victories.
"My only prediction is to win," said Lee.
All he knows is winning so far but he wants it to continue. Winning is what drives Lee every time he gets in the ring.
"The competitive side of me is what really motivates me. There's something about boxing, that one on one, that man on man, there's something about winning that all goes together," said Lee.
Lee will look to continue his streak on Saturday, all while enjoying the opportunity to fight close to home.
"I know at least 500 people from the valley should be there but come Saturday night, it's going to be one to remember," said Lee.