By Héctor Villarreal
Master Promotions, headed by experienced Promoter Sergio Gonzalez, announced the presence of IBA for the first time in Panama, a country with more than 100 years of pro boxing history. In a press conference held at Roberto Duran’s Stone Sport Cafe, Gonzalez presented the IBA belts, the protagonists of the title fights and the entity’s supervisor for Latin America, Rodolfo Aguilar, a Panamanian boxing judge and former World title challenger who lost to Julio Cesar Chavez in 1988.
In the main event Venezuela’s puncher Ivan “El Demoledor” Matute (28-1, 23 KOs) will square up against Panama’s Alberto “Metralleta” Mosquera (25-4-2, 16 KOs) for the vacant IBA World Welterweight Championship, one of the five Belts that will be on dispute on Friday, November 23rd at Hotel El Panama.
The other title bouts include:
Alexander Durán (16-0, 4 KOs vs Adrian Estrella (28-2, 24 KOs) 12/140
(IBA World Jr. Welterweight title)
Luis Ríos (25-4-1, 17 KOs) vs Otto Gamez (15-1, 11 KOs) 12/118
(IBA World Bantamweight title)
Ronald Batista (9-1, 6 KOs) vs Antonio Guzman (19-0, 15 KOs) 12/115
(IBA World Jr. Bantamweight title)
Eva “La Ley” Guzman (14-1-1, 8 KOs) vs Yaditza Perez (9-12-1, 4 KOs) 10/105
(IBA World Minimum Female title)
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