Separate male/female cards at WBA KO Drugs in Panama

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By Héctor Villarreal

Women and men will fight separately on the two boxing cards confirmed by Laguna Premium Boxing Promotions and The World Boxing Association for the upcoming weekend, in the return to Panama of the WBA KO to Drugs International Festival.

WBA light flyweight world champion, Argentine Yesica Boop (37-2, 17 KOs) and her title challenger Mexican Jessica Nery Plata (27-2, 3 KOs) faced off at the final press conference held on Wednesday afternoon at Majestic Casino, where they will star the all-female event on Friday night.
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The main card scheduled for Saturday night at the Arena Roberto Duran is headed by former bantamweight super champion, Panamanian Anselmo “Chemito” Moreno (40-6-1, 13 KOs) facing Mexican Gustavo Piña (10-3-2, 5 KOs), as well as undefeated Mexican lightweight Miguel Madueño (27-0, 25 KOs), the opponent for the other local former super world champion Jezreel “Invisible” Corrales (25-4, 10 KOs).
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  • Yessica Bopp’s career never really took off?? She was a decorated amateur with wins over Marlen Esparza and other top females but somehow aside from winning a title things never materialized for her??

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