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The “Little Lion” Crocco will fight at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York

The boxer from Rioja will be part of the evening that will take place on August 12, where he will face the Mexican nationalized American, Mathew Go


The boxer from Rioja will be part of the evening that will take place on August 12, where he will face the Mexican nationalized American, Mathew González.

After the chance to fight in Canada was frustrated due to the beginning of the pandemic, when he was already in the North American country, Leonel Crocco will have his revenge and will be able to make his long-awaited presentation abroad.

And on top of that, he will have the luxury of fighting in one of the legendary world boxing venues, since the man from Rioja will be part of the billboard on the evening that will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York.

On the occasion, the “Leoncito” will be measured against the Mexican nationalized American, Mathew González, in the framework of the fight for the super lightweight category, in the evening that will take place on Friday, August 12.

Crocco will travel to Buenos Aires at the beginning of next month, since he is scheduled to travel to the United States between August 6 and 7.

The 28-year-old from Rioja, who last fought on April 22 at Club Newell’s Old Boys in Chilecito, when he defeated Fernando Romero by technical knockout, has a professional record of 20-1-1.

For his part, the 27-year-old Mexican is undefeated in 12 fights, with 11 wins (8 by knockout) and 1 draw, which was precisely in his last presentation, in the duel that took place on October 30 last year , before Dakota Linger, in the same Madison Square Garden.

Rearte in Bolivia?

Another man from La Rioja who could fight abroad is Zurdito Alexis Rearte. Although not yet confirmed, there is a possibility that he will fight on Friday, August 20 in La Paz, Bolivia.

It would be in the fight for the WBC Latin title, where his rival would be the local Ramón Averanga, who has a record of 10-2-0.