(AUG 20) Tonight WBO
Bantamweight Champion, Kaliesha “Wild Wild” West, of Moreno
Valley, California, will defend her title at the
Black Pyramid Casino, in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, against
Jessica Villafranca, Nicolas Romero, Mexico, in
a 10-round bout. Their fight will be televised on "Televisa" at
8 p.m. CT. The fight card titled, “Triple Corona,” is presented by the
Mexican boxing promotion, HG Boxing.
In a second bout, Arely Mucino, will be
defending her IBF Flyweight title against Susana Vazquez in a 10 rounder.
Yesterday the weigh-in took
place, and WBAN received some weigh-in photos of the boxers.
AT THE SCALES YESTERDAY:
Surrounded by and unbeatable atmosphere this afternoon the
fighters of the show "TRIPLE CORONA" (Triple Crown) cleared the
weigh in with out any complications on the scale and they
declared to be ready to get into the ring in go for the win in
the boxing show presented by HG Boxing this Saturday on Black
Pyramid Casino in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico.
Arely "Ametralladora" Muciño is
the main event of this amazing boxing show, she climbed the
scale located in the Historic downtown of the city to register a
weigh of 50.800 Kg, act followed by the applause of all fans at
tenting the weigh in. Her opponent, Susana "Toluquita" Vazquez
also climbed the scale to regiter the same weigh as her
opponent. Everything is ready for this fight in the Flyweigh
division for the IBF Flyweight World Title.
"I feel very happy of having beaten the first obstacle , I feel
strong and focused to defend my crown" declared Arely who was
visible exited by the way things have gone for her.
"I know that i Will have a very complicated opponent but I'm
very motivated and well prepared to go back home with the belt"
Kaliesha "Wild Wild" West (13-1-3, 4 KO's) stopped the scale at
53.500 jg. (118 pounds) to face a tough opponent as Jessica
Villafranca (12-2, 6 KO's) from Mexico City in what will be the
second defense of the World Title that is property of Kaliesha.
The boxer born in Michigan 23 years ago is an exotic mix of
cultures from Mexican, core an and Cherokees to African American
and that is reflected on the ring. "K" as she is known among her
friend and family will be visiting Mexico for the first time
since her appearance in a Mexican ring in 2008.
"I feel nervous but grateful at the same time, I understand that
the Mexican public is hard to please and I will do my best to do
it. I had the best training camp of my life and I hope to shine
About her opponent she said the Jessica is taller and younger
that her and also has a lot of amateur experience and in her
last fight she has fought three division above her natural weigh
"I'm very happy of being in front of this great public"
finalized the queen of the 118 pounds division.