IBA Boxing: Five world titles on the line in Panama

The International Boxing Association is set to sanction arguably the biggest event after it was relaunched worldwide in August 2017. Five IBA World title fights are featured on the card held at Hotel El Panama on November 24 (AEDT).

Top of the bill is a 12-round contest for IBA Welterweight title between Alberto “Metralleta” Mosquera (25-4-2, 16 KOs) and Ivan “El Demoledor” Matute (28-1, 23 KOs). The co-main event features Alexander Duran (16-0, 4 KOs) up against Adrian Estrella (28-2, 24 KOs) battling it out for¬†Jr. Welterweight strap.

Also on the card a bantamweight championship between Luis Rios (25-4-1, 17 KOs) and Otto Gamez (15-1, 11 KOs). As well, Ronald Batista (9-1, 6 KOs) faces Antonio Guzman (19-0, 15 KOs) for Jr. Bantamweight belt.

In addition, Yaditza Perez (9-12-1, 4 KOs) meets Eva “La Ley” Guzman (14-1-1, 8 KOs) for minimumweight title. The women’s bout is scheduled for ten rounds.

The preliminary card includes a ten-round IBA Inter-Continental Super Welterweight title bout between Aristides “Fusil’ Quintero (20-13-2, 17 KOs) and Johan Gonzales (19-0, 19 KOs). The lineup can be found below.

Welterweight Alberto Mosquera vs. Ivan Matute
Jr. Welterweight Alexander Duran vs. Adrian Estrella
Bantamweight Luis Rios vs. Otto Gamez
Jr. Bantamweight Ronald Batista vs. Antonio Guzman
Minimumweight Yaditza Perez vs. Eva Guzman
Super Welterweight Aristides Quintero vs. Johan Gonzales
Super Bantamweight Liborio Solis vs. Diego Perez

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is a former National champion of Belarus, and also a finalist of IFMA European Cup. He is an editor and journalist at FIGHTMAG. Iskenderov is also the World Kickboxing Network (WKN) international coordinator for Australia.

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