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Mthalane Defends IBF Title Against Ricardo Nunez on 9/1

By Jhonny Gonzalez

The fight is now official. Panamanian challenger Ricardo "The Mathematician" Nunez will challenge IBF flyweight champion Moruti "Baby Face" Mthalane on September 1 at the Roberto Duran Arena in Panama. A press conference was staged by promoter Rogelio Espino to announce some of the event details. Nunez (24-2-0, 20 KOs) will be training for the fight of his life against Mthalane (28-2-0, 19 KOs).

In the co-feature bout, IBF number five ranked at strawweight, Luis "White Bread" Rios (17-1-1, 12 KOs), will go against undefeated Nicaraguan Felix "The Twin" Alvarado (14-0-0 11 KOs).

Also on the show, Panama's former WBA world champion Luis "El Nica" Concepcion (25-3, 20 KOs) returning to the ring against Nicaragua's Cristian Flores (10-5 -1, 5 KOs)..

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mastrangelo on 07-28-2012

Great fight, flyweight is really awesome lately. Mthalane is among the most underrated fighters in boxing, I think he may be the best at 112. Too bad that regardless of who wins between Marquez and Viloria, I can't really see…

Comment by 95 DOE or DIE on 07-28-2012

It could be that he fights at 112 pounds why he gets much attention.

Comment by apocalypto on 07-27-2012

This guy gets no respect. He has been the only fighter to school donaire. Shame he was on his way to beating him till he was cut.

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