The current WBC Youth female light flyweight Champion, Jessica
Nery Plata, undefeated thus far, will
undoubtedly be one of the next biggest female boxing stars of Mexico.
At just 13 years old, Plata came into a boxing gym for the
first time, and within no time she immediately fell in love with this great sport.
Now at 18, Plata
has accumulated a 7-0 record against such opponents as Estrella “Chacalita” Valverde, whom
she defeated in her professional debut, on July 9, 2011 in
Mexico City, Yasmin Marin, whom she knocked out in the third
round, Kandy Sandoval, who beat her to the canvas before a
unanimous decision and Viridiana Ramos in Zumpango, Mexico.
And suddenly, with only four professional fights, last April 21,
she received an opportunity for fight for the WBC Youth light flyweight
crown against the former WBA World Champion Ibeth “La Roca”
Zamora. Plata won that bout and the WBC Youth title.
After her first defense against Guadalupe Bautista, last
Saturday defeated Karely Lopez in Sinaloa Mexico, in an event
that was broadcast on television throughout Mexico and where
Mexican fans were able to see, who will no doubt be the new
darling of Mexico, because Jessica has quality and charisma to