TOA BAJA, PUERTO RICO - José "Chelo" González and Manuel Alejandro Siaca marked the weight limits required for their title bouts on Friday night, as part of the eighth edition of the series "A Puno Limpio," which is being held at the coliseum Antonio R. Barceló of Toa Baja, in a presentation by PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP), in association with Top Rank, which can be seen live and exclusively by WAPA 2 in Puerto Rico and WAPA America to the United States.
Chelo Gonzalez (17-0, 13 KOs) will defend his Latino lightweight championship of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) against Fernando Trejo (33-15-6 and 19 KOs), who stepped on the scale at 133. Gonzalez, 28, is ranked seventh in the world by the WBO, and came in at the limit of 135 pounds.
On the other hand, the former world champion Manny Siaca (23-7 and 20 KOs) weighed 160 pounds, while his rival George Rivera (13-6 and four knockouts) made the weight at 157. This meeting will be held over 10 rounds for the Fedecaribe middleweight crown of the World Boxing Association (WBA).
The first fight of the night will start at 6:30 pm. Tickets for this are on sale at Ticketcenter, by accessing www.tcpr.com or by calling (787) 792-5000. With prices of $15 general admission and $40 for ringside.
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