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Colombian boxer crowned world champion

Oscar Rivas made history last Friday, October 22, by becoming world boxing champion in the Bridger category of the Wor


made history last Friday, October 22, by becoming in the Bridger category of the World Boxing Council (WBC).

The Colombian’s victory against the Canadian was not knocked out but he was able to beat him after cards 116-111; 115-112; and 115-112.

The Colombian Rivas, whom colleagues and friends nickname as ‘Kaboom’ was defeated in the last version, where he was crowned champion but was defeated by the British Dylan White.

With the victory against the Canadian Rozicki, the Colombian accumulated a record of 28 consecutive victories, of which he achieved with Knockout.

Oscar Rivas’ first experience was in the amateur division, where he won a silver medal in the super heavyweight of the Rio 2007 Pan American Games at the age of 19.

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