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Alberto Rossel Defends WBA Crown on 3/8 in Lima

By Ludo Saenz, notifight.com

Peruvian world champion Alberto "Chiquito" Rossel will be defending his interim-world light flyweight title of the World Boxing Association (WBA) on March 8th at Coliseum Dibos in Lima, Peru, against challenger and WBA #13 rated Gabriel Mendoza in a promotion of Jorge Bartra Productions. It will be the fourth defense of Rossel since conquered the world beltin April 2012 in Lima after winning a unanimous decision in twelve rounds against Jose Alfredo Rodriguez. Rossel has a record of 31-8 and 13 KOs. Mendoza, who will fight in his first world title fight, will come in with a record of 19-2-2 and 16 knockouts.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Box-Office on 02-18-2014

Even though its an interim title this guy is the first of his country's to come that close and when he won that was a pretty emotional and amazing moment being the "first" of your country to do something good…

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