Concepción 111.75, Barrera 112 for WBA Title in "KO to Drugs Festival" in Panama (Photos)
By Carlos Costa
Fri, 07 Feb 2020
PANAMA CITY, Panama -- Former world champion Luis "El Nica" Concepción (R) of Panama weighed-in at 111.75 lbs., while tough Colombian warrior Rober Barrera (23-2, 13 KO's) came at the limit of the division, 112 pounds, for their 12-round title battle for the vacant WBA interim flyweight crown.
The combat is the main event for this year's "WBA KO Drug Festival" set to thrill fans on Friday evening (February 7) at the Roberto Durán Arena, in Panama City, Panama. ☀️
Barrera (L) and Concepcion (R) pose during Thursday's weighin.
Weights of other title fights:
WBA Interim Flyweight Championship
Eric Lopez - 107.75 lbs
Daniel Matellon - 107.75 lbs
WBA Female Super Bantamweight Championship
Mayerlin Rivas - 121.75 lbs.
Laura Ledezma - 120.5 lbs.
WBA Gold Minimumweight Championship
Leyman Benavides - 104.5 lbs.
Carlos Ortega 104.75 lbs.
Panamian boxing legend and hall of famer Roberto Duran (L) was on hand to witness the official weighin.
The exciting 11-bout show is a production of award-winning promoter Rogelio Espiño, broadcast live in Latin America on ESPN. 👍👍
May the Best Man Win 🔥🔥
Photos and weights by Sumio Yamada.
The author Carlos Costa of Panama is a veteran boxing reporter living in the Philippines. Carlos can be reached at email@example.com and whatsapp: +639184538152.
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