Photos: Fuentes, Felix Meet Face To Face at Open Workout
By Rafael Soto
TIJUANA - One of Tijuana´s favorite boxers, Julio Cesar "Gatito" Felix will get his shot on Saturday night in his hometown. "Gatito" (17-3-0, 7 KOs) will challenge champion Moises "Moi" Fuentes (14-1-0, 6 KOs) for the strawweight championship recognized by the World Boxing Organization (WBO), taking place at "El Foro" (former Jai Alai Palace) located in the historic and tourist Revolution Avenue. An event by Zanfer Promotions and transmitted by TV Azteca.
Fuentes has not fought since August 2011, when he snatched the championship from Raul "Rayito" Garcia in Guadalajara. He was going to fight in Tijuana in March, but in one of his sparring sessions he injured his right hand.
On the same evening and what will be the co-featured bout, a 10-round bantamweight world clash with Daniel "Bad Boy" Rosas (13-0-1, 9 KOs) and Enrique "Duende" Bernache (19 - 3-0, 10 KOs).