Gerardo Zapata vs Carlos Ortega set for the 14th of April
by ARYAN LAKHANI | VIEW 325
The year 2023 is fantastic for boxing as the best matches are being announced back to back, and one of the combinations includes Zapata vs Ortega. Gerardo Zapata is ranked 13th on the WBO rankings, and his opponent, Carlos Ortega, is just below him, ranked 12th on the list.
It’s scheduled for 10 rounds, and the co-main event is featuring Derrick Cuevas vs Damien Rodriguez, and the event be exclusively streamed by ESPN (USA/CANADA) + and ESPN Knockout (Latam). Carlos Ortega has been in the boxing game since 2008, and his professional record is 15-6-3 (6 KO’s), and Gerardo Zapata has a professional record of 14-1 (5 KO’s).
Both fighters last competed in 2022 and are just a few weeks away from fighting in the ring again. The co main event is a welterweight knock between Derrick Cuevas and Damien Rodriguez. 24-1-1 (16 KO’s) for Derrick Cuevas and 13-1 (7 KO’s) for Damien Rodriguez.
Felix tuto zabala jr on the next event
The president of All Star boxing speaks about the upcoming event “After more than 18 years, we return to the bridge of the Americas, the always warm welcoming Panama City” said Felix Zabala.
“On April 29th, 2005 we hosted a historic world title bill featuring a thrilling 10th round stoppage of Robert “Arana” Vasquez over Beibis Mendoza for the vacant WBA flyweight title. It’s only right to celebrate the anniversary of the show with a high-stakes, triple crown international card”.
The third fight to happen under the same card is between Yunior menendez and Juan Chavarria, Cuba vs Costa Rica. Both the fighters have impressive professional records, Yunior menendez the “bronco man”, has a boxing record of 6-0 (5KO’s) and 6-1 ( 6 KO’s) for Juan Chavarria.
From the entertainment perspective, it’s going to be very exciting for the fight fans as the card is stacked with intriguing matchups.