Verón versus Verón Friday in Argentina

Unbeaten WBO #6 welterweight Luis “Lucho” Verón (17-0-1, 8 KOs) will face Maximiliano “El Picante” Verón (11-3, 4 KOs), trying to defend his WBO Latino title for the fifth time on Friday night at the Gimnasio Municipal Enrique Mosconi in Cutral Có, Neuquén, Argentina, promoted by Mario Margossian/Argentina Boxing Promotions and televised live on TyC Sports.

The 26-year-old Lucho Verón is considered a rising star in Argentina and he aims to have an outstanding performance to get him closer to a world title opportunity.

In the co-main event, bantamweight Luciano “Yiyo” Baldor (12-2, 1 KO) takes on Héctor “El Duende” Gusmán (15-4, 9 KOs) in a matchup scheduled for eight rounds.

Also, welterweight Claudio Franco (5-0, 2 KOs) faces Matías Díaz (5-4-1, 1 KO) in a bout scheduled for four or six rounds, and junior welterweight Ángelo “El Muñeco” Zappi (4-2, 1 KO) faces Sebastián Chaves (3-1, 1 KO) in a four rounder.

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