World Boxing Association

Gilberto Jesus announced WBA XXII “KO to Drugs Festival” in Panama

By WBA 19/08/2010

WBA Interim Flyweight Champion Luis “Nica” Concepcion will be making the third defense of his title when he takes on WBA # 3 and former world champion Denkaosen Kaovichit from Thailand next October 2, at Arena Roberto Duran in Panama City, Panama, during the WBA XXII KO to Drugs Festival. The official announcement was recently made by WBA Executive Vice President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza and promoter Rogelio Espiño, CEO of  Promociones y Eventos del Istmo.

The co- main event will featured WBA Cruiserweight world champion Guillermo “Felino” Jones defending his  title against mandatory contender and former world champion Valery Brudov.

Also Shantall Martinez and Ogelidis Suarez will fight for the WBA Fedefem title in a highly anticipated rematch.