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The outstanding 2021 that national boxers had

2021 has been a year with outstanding results for Guatemalan boxers who have managed to raise the name of Guatemala abroad. Boxing is one of th


2021 has been a year with outstanding results for Guatemalan boxers who have managed to raise the name of Guatemala abroad.

Boxing is one of the sports that has started to have a good boom in recent years, Guatemalan boxers have left their comfort zone and have sought opportunities to excel abroad.

2021 has been a year with outstanding results in Guatemalan boxing, Lester Martínez, Pablo ‘Cherokee’ Macario, Maria ‘La Unstoppable’ Micheo, René “Kampana” of Lion, they have had a year reaping several successes.

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Guatemalan boxing summary

The petenero Lester Martinez scored one of his most significant triumphs in his short but fruitful career as a professional boxer last October. The Guatemalan boxer defeated Cuban Raiko Santana in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, to retain his Latin American Super-Middle title from the World Boxing Organization (WBO).

Currently, Martinez has a record of 10 wins in his 10 professional fights.

Photo: Omar Solís

Maria ‘The Unstoppable’ Micheo She is one of the referents of women’s boxing, at 36 she fought at the At & T Center on December 18, thus fulfilling her dream of fighting in the United States. During the evening at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, United States, the co-feature of the night was won by Estrada in the fourth round via knockout.

Within his professional history, Micheo had not lost a single fight, at 36 years of age he had 9 victories and 5 had been by knockout, until he fell to Estrada in San Antonio.

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Pablo ‘Cherokee’ Macario He closed 2021 by recovering the belt as Silver Youth champion of the World Boxing Council, after defeating Mexican Luis “Panterita” Mandujano by split decision, the evening took place in Guatemalan territory.

René ‘Kampana’ from León He also closed 2021 with a victory, in which it was the co-main event on December 10 where Macario regained the WBC youth title.

‘Kampana’ faced the exican Ricardo “Junior” González for the 130-pound super featherweight division, the victory was taken by the national by technical knockout in the third round.

Photo: Omar Solís

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