By Felipe Leon
On Friday, Zanfer Promotions presents at the Municipal Auditorium of Tijuana, MX, the first stage of their bantamweight tournament “Guante Azteca (Aztec Glove)”. The winner of the eight man contest will be awarded $5,000 and immediate entry to the “Campeon Azteca” reality series broadcast nationally in Mexico by the Azteca channel later this year.
In the two four round tournament bouts of the night, Fernando Vargas (12-5-1, 10KOs) takes on Jose Cayetano (4-0, 1KOs) while Francisco “Lobito” Navarro (3-0, 2KOs) faces off against Luis “Chupacabras” Gomez (2-1, 1KOs), all of Tijuana, MX.
In the non-tournament undercard, Ensenada, MX’s Misael Castillo (13-0, 12KO) goes against Juan Gonzalez (3-4, 2KOs) of Ciudad Obregon, MX, in an eight round super lightweight fight. Also scheduled for eight rounds, jr. flyweight Maximino Flores (3-0, 3KOs) of Ensenada, MX, faces Jorge Guerrero (0-1) of Ciudad Obregon, MX.
Jr. welterweight Jose Maria Valdez (0-1-1) of Tijuana, MX, goes against Francisco Rios (0-1-1) of Ensenada, MX, with both fighters looking for their first win in a four rounder. Jr. welterweights Rafael Rios (1-0, 1KO) of Mexicali, MX, and Tijuana’s Luis Enriquez Araiza (pro debut) battle it out for four rounds while in a 4 round super featherweight fight Cesar Lopez (0-1) of Tijuana, MX, goes against Jose Iniguez (1-2, 1KO), also of Tijuana.
Doors open at 7:00pm while the first punch is thrown at 8:00pm at the Tijuana Municipal Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at the Auditorium’s box office for 50 pesos ($4.15 dlls) and 100 pesos ($8.30 dlls).