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Concepcion-Fontes collide Thursday in Panama

By Gabriel F. Cordero

Former WBA world champion Luis “El Nica” Concepcion (30-3, 22 KOs) will defend his WBC flyweight silver crown against Carlos “El Divino” Fonte (17-1, 14 KOs) at the Figali Plaza on Thursday on the banks of the Panama Canal. Concepcion is hoping to land a title shot against the current WBC flyweight world champion Akira Yaegashi.

The co-featured bout will be former world flyweight title challenger Ricardo Nuñez (26-4, 22 KOs) against Jonathan Arias (14-9, 12 KOs).

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