By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Boxer Melissa Hernandez is making a highly-anticipated comeback to the ring.

The former six-time champ has been training for the last 10 months for her ring return against Chantelle Cameron.

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While she’s about to turn 41, age is nothing but a number for the Puerto Rican boxer with Miami Roots.

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“I decided to return to the sport because I’ve seen how competitively weak the field has now become and I want to change that. I love working with my classes at the Continuum Sporting Club in Miami Beach and I’ve seen the passion and hard-working talent that comes from Miami as a city with a strong boxing history. I like pushing the envelope and my body and mind feels just as able as I was ten years ago,” she said.

She’s gunning for the WBC super lightweight title, with the fight taking place in the United Kingdom this winter.

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“To come back to the U.S. and bring that belt from England over here, I think it’s a big deal. You know that I have to fight a lot harder because I’m going to a different country. She has all the checks on her boxes, so I kind of have to beat the crap out of her to get this done,” she said.

CBSMiami.com Team