Top rated junior welterweight Jose “Chon” Zepeda will headline a boxing card presented by Zanfer, Unión Promotions and 2M Promotions on Saturday, March 19, at the “Josué Neri Santos” Municipal Gym in Ciudad Juárez, in an event that will be broadcast live by Azteca 7.
“Chon” Zepeda (35-2-0, 27 KO's) will face Francisco “Verdugo” Pérez (18-12-1, 13 KO's) in a 10-round bout, in which the WBC International super lightweight championship will be at stake.
Zepeda is coming off a spectacular victory, where he brutally stopped Puerto Rican boxer Josue Vargas in the first round in October of last year in New York.
Pérez is an experienced fighter, with past bouts against opponents like Arístides Pérez, Diego Cruz, Yves Ulysses, Nary Saguilán and Gabriel Gollaz.
Also on the card, Carlos “Tiburón” Sánchez (22-0-0, 18 KO's) will risk his undefeated record against his most experienced rival to date, Pedro “Roca” Campa (33-1-1, 22 KO's) in a 10-round bout at super lightweight.
Israel Rodríguez Picazo (23-5-0, 15 KO's) and undefeated Jesús "Chuche" Riegos (15-0-0, 12 KO's) will face off in an eight round clash at super bantamweight duel.
And the heir to the great Cuban-Mexican boxer, Angel "Mantequillita" Nápoles (12-1-2, 5 KO's), will have an eight round duel at lightweight against Óscar Lozoya from Chihuahua (5-3-1, 4 KO's).
The function also includes a women's bout, six rounds at light flyweight, between Naylea "Niña" Gil (11-3-1, 5 KO's) and Tania Itzel García from Mexico (6-6-1).