Atheyna Bylon goes for gold in the Continental Boxing Championship

By TVMAX 03/28/2022 - 6:19 AM


03/28/2022 – 6:19 AM

Panamanian boxer Atheyna advanced to the final of the 75-kilogram category, female branch, of the , which takes place in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Bylon agreed to that stage after winning the semifinals to the Brazilian Viviane Pereira, by decision.

“I felt good in the fight. I think I did the job that my corner told me”declared the boxer after the victory. “I was able to take every round. As I said, no rival is easy, each one of us here wants to win and thank God I can take this victory for Panama”.

The isthmian will dispute the gold medal of her division against Canadian Tammara Thibeault in the final match that will take place on Friday, April 1.

In other fights of the day, the Panamanian Orlando Martínez lost by unanimous decision against Canadian Keoma-Ali Al-Ahmadieh in a fight in the 57-kilogram category, men’s branch.

In addition, his compatriot Eduardo Beckford was defeated by split decision by Brazilian Jonathan Soares de Oliveira in the 71-kilogram division.