(JULY 20) The boxing side of
promoter Sampson Lewkowicz's innovative and historic pairing of
two very popular casino sports boxing and poker, entitled "Las
Vegas en el Radisson," and scheduled for the week of Saturday,
August 8, at the Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel in
Montevideo, Uruguay, is taking shape.
The night's main event will now represent another historic
first, as massively popular former women's world champion
Cecilia "La Reina" Comunales of Paysandu, Uruguay (12-1, 8 KOs),
will engage in the first unification fight in her home country's
100-year boxing history, as she takes on the Dominican
Republic's Lina Milagros Tejada (10-2, 8 KOs) for the WBA and
WBC Women's Super Lightweight International Championships over
The Saturday boxing event, sandwiched between the semi-finals
and finals of a four-day international poker tournament,
Broadcast by VTV Uruguay, TyC from Argentina (including
locations in the United States) and TV Canal 4 in Panama, in the
televised supporting bouts will be an "All Panama City" grudge
match, as super bantamweight Rafael "El Torito" Concepcion
(18-7-1, 8 KOs) of Panama City, Panama, will challenge
comebacking former multiple world champion Roberto "La Arana"
Vasquez (32-6-2, 22 KOs), also of Panama City. In the third
featured bout, Braulio "El Chavo" Rodriguez (17-1, 16 KOs) of La
Romana, Dominican Republic, will take on Entre Ríos, Argentina's
Marcos "Maquinita" Martinez (17-2, 5 KOs) in a 10-rounder for
the WBC Latino Super Featherweight Championship.
Local welterweight Azael "Turbo" Cosio (19-3-2, 16 KOs) will
open the broadcast in a 10-round battle against Argentina's
Cristian Nestor Romero (15-7-1, 7 KOs).
The poker side of this unique doubleheader of casino sports will
begin on Thursday, August 6, and is being organized by the CAM
Poker Organization. On Saturday night, the poker will end at 7
pm and the boxing show will begin at 9 pm. The finals of the
poker tournament will be held on Sunday.