SERGIO MARTINEZ TO PROMOTE FIRST SHOW ON NOV. 3 IN ARGENTINA
Press Release: World middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and his company, Maravilla Box Promotions, will promote their first show in Martinez's home country of Argentina on Saturday, November 3rd. In the city of Colon, in Entre Rios, Roberto "La Araña" Vasquez (32-5, 22 KOs) of Panama and John Mark Apolinario (17-2-1 4 KOs) of The Philippines will fight for the WBA inreim belt in the bantamweight division. The 29-year-old southpaw Vasquez is a former WBA 108-pound champion. In the ten-round co-feature, Cecilia "La Reina" Comunales (9-1, 6 KOs) from Uruguay, will defend of her WBA female lightweight title against Simone Da Silva Duarte (11-3, 4 KOs) from Brazil. The 23-year-old Comunales won the title with a TKO1 over Maribel Santana last March.
On the jam-packed undercard:
In a 10-round super featherweight bout, Israel Hector Enrique "Cachito" Perez (23-2-1, 13 KOs) from Oxnard, California via Buenos Aires, will face Orlen Padilla (19-3-1, 17 KOs) from Puerto Colombia, Colombia.
In a 10-round featherweight bout, Jonathan "Salomon King" Guzman (8-0, 8 KOs) of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, will face Emerson "The Winner" Santos Carvalho (10-3-1, 8 KOs) from Sao Paulo, Brazil.
In another 10-round super featherweight bout, Fernando David "El Vasco" Saucedo (46-5-3, 4 KOs) from Buenos Aires, Argentina takes on Cristian El Tigre Palma (18-6-1, 5 KOs) from Lautaro, Chile.
In a 10-round welterweight bout, Azael "Turbo" Cosio (15-1-2, 12 KOs) from Santa Marta, Panama, will face Cesar Humberto Velez (11-3-1, 4 KOs) from Cordoba, Argentina.
In an 8-round super lightweight bout, Juan Carlos "Merengue" Abreu (12-0, 11 KOs) Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, will face Claudinei "Volcano" Lacerda (14-6, 10 KOs) from Sombrio, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
And in another 10-round super featherweight bout, undefeated Braulio "El Chavo" Rodriguez (9-0, 9 KOs) from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, will take on Roberto Santos de Jesus (14-7, 10 KOs) from Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The City of Colón in Argentina is located on the western shore of the Uruguay River and lies opposite Paysandú, Uruguay. Colón is the center of an important tourist region, featuring high-quality hotels, a casino, and also a hot springs and associated facilities.
The event will be televised by TyC Sports in Argentina, in Panama on RPC Channel 4, in Uruguay on VTV and on TV5 in the Philippines.