(AUG 27) WBAN has received an
‘Exclusive’ report that on September 9, 2011, at Club
Estudiantes, in the City of Santa Rosa, La Pampa, Argentina,
Australian Erin McGowan, 14-0 with 7 KO’s, current WBO
Lightweight Champion, will compete against Argentinian Monica
“La Gata” Acosta, 14-0-2 with 2 KO’s, current WBA Super
Lightweight Champion and WBC Light Welterweight Champion,
respectively, for the WBA Super Lightweight Title, a 10x2 match.
The Event is being hosted by ARANO BOX, who is known for
promoting multiple female bouts on one fight card, and is
one of huge magnitude in the sport of women boxing.
WBAN was informed that Erin McGowan is prepared to enter into
the CORE of the Lightweight and Super Lightweight Divisions and
compete against the best in these divisions. McGowan will arrive
in Tampa, Florida on Monday August 29, 2011, to continue
training under the tutelage of Angelo Dundee for, her upcoming
Both McGowan and Acosta have been in training for the past
several months; McGowan was set to defend her WBO Lightweight
Title against Amy Johnson but bout was cancelled due to Johnson
being injured during training. Acosta has also been in training
as she was set for a rematch and defense of her WBA and WBC
titles against Alejandra Oliveras, who fought a brilliant 10
round bout against Acosta in their previous meeting.