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IBF Jr. Flyweight World Championship
August 4 - Centro de Convenciones in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México
Mexican boxing promotion business Promociones del Pueblo has introduced that Filipino IBF Jr. Flyweight Planet Champion Johnriel Casimero of Ormoc, Leyte will make his very first title defense versus undefeated hard-hitting Mexican Pedro Guevara (18-0-1, 13KO's) on August 4 at the Centro de Convenciones in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México.
The challenger Pedro Guevara, a young Mexican slugger who has been NABF titlist at the same time as WBC Silver Jr. Flyweight champ, is actually a protégé of preferred legendary Mexican fighter Érik "El Terrible" Morales.
Guevara hails from Mazatlan, Sinaloa, the spot of the combat, and is existing the IBF # five fighter, position that he earned just after victories more than compatriots José Guadalupe Martínez, Manuel Jiménez and Patricio Camacho, credentials that has prompted a fantastic number of Mexican boxing analysts to provide high probabilities in Guevara to dethrone Casimero, a clash which will take location in about 2 weeks time.
The combat will be Pedro Guevara's very first shot at a globe title.
Meanwhile Filipino IBF Globe Champion Johnriel Casimero (16-2, 10KO's), who yesterday was elevated from interim champ to common IBF world champion, is well-remembered by boxing fans around the globe for starring within the controversial February 10 fight in Mar del Plata, Argentina, in which he knocked out local Luis "El Mosquito" Lazarte in round ten, just to be mobbed by an uncontrolled angry crowd who chased the pinoy and his team even though throwing chairs in to the ring till police to cease the shameful incident.
But such regretful episode is very unlikely to ever occur in Mexico, a nation identified for welcoming Filipinos boxers. In reality, the August four combat might be Casimero's second match inside the land of Salvador Sánchez. Two years ago Casimero, then only 20 year-old, lost his interim WBO title to Ramon Garcia Hirales in Los Mochis, Sinaloa.
Yet, that defeat to Garcia Hirales was a close split choice and Casimero, now 22, is seen as a extra achieved, strong and skilled boxer at the same time as globe champion.
The Casimero-Guevara title fight card is known as a promotion of Promociones del Pueblo in association with HG Boxing of Hector Garcia, Sampson Boxing of Samson Sampson Lewkowicz and Grupo Modelo.
The fight card could be broadcast by Mexico's TELEVISA.