TIJUANA- One of the most anticipated evenings of the 2022 boxing season in Tijuana will be held this Friday, A
TIJUANA- One of the most anticipated evenings of the 2022 boxing season in Tijuana will be held this Friday, April 8 at the Zonkeys Auditorium, which is organized by the company Toscano Boxing Promotions.
In the main event, professional boxer from Tijuana Damián “Samurai” Sosa will present his Super Welter Latino title endorsed by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) against Jesús Andrés Vega Villaman, starting at 6:00 p.m.
“We already have everything ready for the professional boxing show. The truth is, the people who go that day will see great professional fights and very close matches, ”Toscano commented in an interview with EL MEXICANO.
Damián will present himself with a record of 19 wins, of which 10 have been before the limit, with 1 setback without draws. He has a total of 106 rounds as a professional boxer and a knockout percentage of 50.
Jesús presents himself with a record of 22 victories of which 13 have been before the limit, with 2 setbacks without draws. He has a total of 108 rounds as a professional boxer and a knockout percentage of 52.
It is important to remember that Damián won the title on June 19 at the Jalisco Stadium when he defeated the undefeated Abel Mina by split decision (13-0-0, 13 Ko’s).
After 10 intense rounds, judges Julio César Mariscal and Alberto Molina Rodríguez awarded cards from 96 to 94 points in favor of the Tijuana native, while Erika Contreras gave the same score, but in favor of the loser.
The Tijuana native “Samurai” will come to the fight with a streak of 8 consecutive wins, since his last defeat was on March 16, 2019 when he fell to Artem Oganesyan by unanimous decision in a fight held in Montreal, Canada. That night, the judges: Richard Blouin, Jeremy Hayes and Benoit Roussel delivered cards from 90 to 100 points in favor of the local.
Vega Villaman, from Guasave, Sinaloa arrives with a streak of seven victories; His last triumph was on November 13, when he defeated Diego Ledesma at 2 minutes and 15 seconds in the second round in Guasave.
On the same evening, Manuel Jaimes will defend his World Boxing Council (WBC) Junior Lightweight title against Pedro Bernal.
He won the title on November 21, 2020 when he defeated Christian Santiago Vázquez by unanimous decision in a fight held at El Jai Alai in Tijuana. After 8 laps, the judges: Jesse Hernandez (78-74), Sergio Lechuga (78-74) and Alejandro Rochin (80-72) saw Manuel Jaimes win.
Manuel goes up to the duel with a record of 12 victories, of which 10 have been before the limit, without defeats or draws. He has a total of 51 rounds as a professional boxer and a knockout percentage of 76.92.
Bernal Rodríguez presents himself with numbers of 8 wins, of which 3 have been before the limit with 1 loss and 2 draws. He has a total of 51 rounds as a professional boxer and a knockout percentage of 27.27.