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Photos: Maciel, Clayton Make Weight For WBO Title Bout

Argentinean and World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight champion, former world title challenger Javier "La Bestia" Maciel, will face ex Latino champ and Brazilian contender Anderson “Pantera” Clayton,  trying to defend for the third time his WBO belt, in the 12-round main event of an exciting night that will take place on Friday, November 9, at Centro Deportivo Municipal (Ce.De.M.) Nº 2 of Caseros, province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in a presentation promoted by Argentina Boxing Promotions, of Mario Margossian.


 
Maciel (23-2, 16 KOs), ranked WBO #7, will put in the line the title he conquered on July, 2011, and mostly his position at the WBO ranking, against the experienced Clayton (39-7, 34 KOs), who has faced world champs all over the planet.


 
This afternoon, both of the succeeded at the weigh-in ceremony held at the Argentinean Boxing Federation. Maciel weighed 154 pounds. Clayton came in 153 pounds.


 
The 28-year-old Maciel, former WBO middleweight challenger, went down to the weight that best suits him after making the distance against world WBO camp Dmitry Pirog in Russia, on March 2011. He will put in the line the title he won over Brazilian Jonata Daniel De Oliveira (KO 1), on June 30th 2011 in Buenos Aires. After that, he defended it over Uruguayan Néstor Faccio (KO 1), won against Argentinean Esteban Ponce (KO 1), and over ex Argentinean and South American champ Wilfredo Vilches (KO 1). And in his last performance, on July 20th, he scored a ten round unanimous decision over Mateo Verón, and added the Argentinean junior middleweight championship, in Escobar, Buenos Aires.


 
The "Panther" Clayton, 33 years old, has fought in rings all over the world. After having the World Boxing Council (WBC) junior middleweight belt, he experienced fights in the United States, Mexico, Check Republic, Canada, Kazakhstan and Poland. From his seven defeats, only two were by knockout. He faced world champions like Mexican Carlos Gonzalez and Lukas Konecny, and went to the distance with opponents such as Canadian Joachim Alcine, and undefeated Vitaliy Demyanenko, Kazakhstan, all of them at their backyard.


 
On the undercard:

In a 6-round middleweight bout, Lucas "El Chueco" Priori (5-1, 3 KOs), from Buenos Aires, Argentina, will face Adán "El Galán" Martínez (5-12-4), from Salto, Uruguay.
 
In a 4-round junior middleweight bout, Luis Tejerina (3-0, 2 KOs), from Buenos Aires, will face Gustavo Ríos (1-9-2), from Buenos Aires.
 
In another 4-round cruiserweight bout, Alberto "El Toro" Guzmán (3-1-2), from Buenos Aires, takes on Ramón “El Torito” García (4-4-1, 3 KOs), from Buenos Aires.
 
And in a 4-round junior middleweight bout, former Argentinean Amateur Team, debutant Adrián "Chucky" Verón (3-1), from Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz, will face Roberto “Tito” Ríos (0-4-1), from Buenos Aires.
 
The event will be televised by TyC Sports in Argentina (and lots of parts of America), starting at 11 p.m.
 
Weigh-in complete results:
Javier Maciel 154 vs. Anderson Clayton 153
WBO Latino junior middleweight title
Lucas Priori 160 vs. Adán Martínez 161.7
Luis Tejerina 154.6 vs. Gustavo Ríos 158.1
Alberto Guzmán 197.5 vs. Ramón García 179
Adrián Verón 150.4 vs. Roberto Ríos 148
Venue: Ce.De.M.) Nº 2 of Caseros, province of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Promoter:  Argentina Boxing Promotions, of Mario Margossian.
TV: TyC Sports (Argentina and parts of America).

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