In the Municipal Nº 3 of Comodoro Rivadavia, the Provincial tournament 2022 older men was played, while this Saturday the regional
In the Municipal Nº 3 of Comodoro Rivadavia, the Provincial tournament 2022 older men was played, while this Saturday the regional amateur boxing champions were defined in three divisions: Agustín Medina from Río Grande in 64kg., Alexis Martínez from Puerto Madryn in 69kg. . and Yaciel Gener in heavy (over 91kg.). While Franco Balzaretti (Rawson) became provincial champion up to 75kg.
The event was organized by the Chubutense Boxing Federation (affiliated to the FAB), with the collaboration of the Comodoro Boxing Club through the promoter Martín Décima, and was sponsored by the Commodore Sports Autarchic Entity and the General Directorate of Municipal Sports.
Last Friday, the provincial instances were held where Miguel Señuque from Rawson, Alexis Martínez from Puerto Madryn and the local Yaciel Gener became champions.
Meanwhile, on Saturday, Rawson’s Franco Balzaretti had to confirm what was done on Friday, where he won by knock-out, but this time against Joel Díaz de Esquel. Balzaretti, in the category up to 75kg, won by unanimous decision points and thus was crowned provincial champion.
Likewise, the regional instances were developed with the provincial champions disputing their passage to the national instance, which will be from September 19 to 25 in San Rafael, Mendoza. Agustín Medina from Río Grande won a unanimous decision, defeating Señuque from Rawson, thus obtaining the regional title and the ticket to Mendoza in the category up to 64kg.
Martínez, from Madrid, won against Jeremías Caruso from Rio Grande do Sul in the division up to 69kg, while Yaciel Gener also unanimously won by points, defeating Brian Díaz from Pico Truncado to become regional champion in the heavyweight category (over 91kg). .).
“Very happy, with a lot of adrenaline. Good and tough fights. I send greetings to the people of Rawson, of Comodoro, of Patagonia in general. I invite them to come closer to boxing or any sport. Totally grateful”, commented Franco Balzaretti, provincial champion until 75kg.
“The experience was good, I felt quite good. Yesterday there were two fights, I threw the first with everything, and the second also good, very hard. It’s not my weight, so they were very hard. I’m going to start losing weight by December, because I want to start my career as a professional”, assured Yaciel Gener, after the final match against Brian Díaz from Pico Truncado.
RESULTS – Amateur Boxing
– Franco Balzaretti (Rawson): GDU – Joel Díaz (Esquel): P – Up to 75kg.
– Miguel Señuque (Rawson): P – Agustín Medina (Río Grande): GDU – Up to 64kg.
– Alexis Martínez (P. Madryn): GDU – Jeremías Caruso (Río Grande): P – Up to 69kg.
– Brian Díaz (P. Truncated): P – Yaciel Gener (Commodore): GDU – More than 91kg.