Martha Salazar to Defend WBC
Heavyweight title against Alejandra Jimenez!
Photo: Courtesy Blanca Gutierrez
March 18, 2016
(MAR 18) Tonight WBC Heavyweight
Champion Martha “The Shadow” Salazar 13-4, (3KO), will be
defending her WBC Heavyweight title against Mexican Alejandra
“La Tigre” Jimenez 5-0, (4KO) in at the Oasis Arena in Cancun,
Quintana Roo on Golden Boy Promotions, Cancun boxing
and Boxing Time Promotions.
Martha Salazar was offered this
fight at the WBC Women's Boxing convention that both Martha and
her Manager Blanca Gutierrez attended in Tijuana Mexico January
Salazar said, "When the fight was
offered to us we jumped at the chance to fight in Mexico. I have
always wanted to fight in Mexico. At the NABF Convention in San
Francisco last year, we met with WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman
and asked him if he could make it happen. I am so excited for
this opportunity to defend my title."
Salazar was born in Ocotlan, Jalisco Mexico and moved to United
States when she was 9 years old. Salazar trains at Babyface
Boxing in Pacifica, California and resides in San Jose,
Salazar and Jimenez will be making history in Mexico as Martha
returns to her native country to put her title on the line. This
will be the first time a Women’s WBC Heavy Weight Female title
fight will be in Mexico.