WBCBoxing.tv will present two live professional boxing webcasts, as well as the third round of the Cinturon de Oro amateur featherweight tournament – free of charge – on Saturday, March 20. Please note: the webcasts are not available in Mexico.
WBCBoxing.tv webcast at 10:30 P.M. (22:30 hrs) Central Time: In the main event at The City Discoteque in Cancun, Jhonny Gonzalez, 42-7 with 36 knockouts, of Mexico City, will fight Antonio “T-Rex” Davis, 26-5 with 13 knockouts, of Atlanta, Georgia, in a WBC featherweight world title eliminator scheduled for 12 rounds.
Gonzalez is moving up to the featherweight division after a long and successful career at bantamweight and super bantamweight. He is a two-time challenger for the WBC super bantamweight world title and a former NABF, WBC Continental Americas, and Mexican bantamweight champion. He also held the bantamweight world title of another organization. He has won two fights in a row, both by knockout, since his challenge against Toshiaki Nishioka for the WBC super bantamweight world title in May, 2009.
Davis is moving back to the featherweight division, his natural weight class, after moving up in weight to challenge Humberto Soto for the WBC super featherweight world title in his last fight in March, 2009. Davis was 4-1 in his previous five fights.
In the co-featured bout in Cancun, scheduled for 10 rounds, middleweight contender Marco Antonio “El Veneno” Rubio, 45-5-1 with 39 knockouts, of Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, will battle Jaison Palomeque, 12-3-1 with 7 knockouts, of Apartado, Colombia. Rubio has won two fights, both by knockout, since he challenged Kelly Pavlik for the WBC middleweight world title in February, 2009. Palomeque, 3-1 in his last four fights, is fighting for the first time in Mexico.
The Gonzalez-Davis and Rubio-Palomeque bouts will be televised live in Mexico at 10:30 P.M. (22:30 hrs) Central Time on Televisa, Channel 5.
WBCBoxing.tv webcast at 9:00 P.M. (21:0 hrs) Central Time: In the 12 round main event at the Arena Condesa in Mexico City, Oscar “Ceviche” Ibarra, 20-4 with 12 knockouts, of Mexico City, will face Darwin “Finito” Zamora, 17-3-1 with 15 knockouts, of Matagulpa, Nicaragua, for the vacant WBC Latino flyweight title.
Ibarra, now 24 years old, has won six fights in a row, five by knockout, since his last loss in December, 2008. He is the current WBC FECOMBOX flyweight champion, and a former North American Boxing Federation flyweight champion. Zamora, 22 years old, is the Nicaraguan flyweight champion. He is 3-1 in his last four fights, with all three wins by knockout.
The Ibarra-Zamora fight will be televised live in Mexico at 9:00 P.M. (21:00 hrs) Central Time on Cadena 3, Channel 28.
WBCBoxing.tv webcast at 8:00 P.M. (20:00hrs) Central time: Also on Saturday night, WBCBoxing.tv will webcast the third round of featherweight bouts in Mexico City’s annual amateur tournament – “CINTURON DE ORO – Donde Nacen los Campeones” (GOLDEN BELT – Where Champions are Born). 10 four-round bouts will be shown.
The Cinturon de Oro bouts will be televised live in Mexico at 8:00 P.M. (20:00 hrs) on Channel 52.
WBCBoxing.tv webcasts are also available for viewing at any time in the archives on both WBCBoxing.tv and Suljos.tv. On the player at the bottom of the video, select the “Free On Demand” button to see the archived choices.