By Nicolas Samuilov
Argentinean and World Boxing Organization (WBO) Latino junior middleweight champion, former world title challenger Javier "La Bestia" Maciel, will face Brazilian super middleweight monarch Everaldo Praxedes, in a 10-round non title bout in the middleweight category. The fight is the main event of an exciting night that will take place on Friday, May 24th, at the Club Social y Deportivo El Cruce, in Los Polvorines, Buenos Aires, Argentina, in a presentation promoted by Argentina Boxing Promotions, of Mario Margossian, televised live by TyC Sports in Argentina and parts of America, starting at 10 p.m.
Maciel (25-2, 18 KOs), ranked WBO #5 and International Boxing Federation (IBF) #11, will put on the line his position in the rankings, against challenger Praxedes (10-1-1, 5 KOs), the Brazilian super middleweight champ, who will go down in weight. Earlier this afternoon, both of the boxers weighed in before the Buenos Aires Boxing Commission. Maciel weighed 161.1 pounds. Praxedes came in 163.4 pounds.
Complete weigh-in results:
Javier Maciel 161.1 lbs. vs. Everaldo Praxedes 163.4 lbs.
Héctor Ávila 224.8 vs. Icho Larenas 238.1
Román Reinoso 131.2 vs. Sergio González 133
Pablo Gómez 114.6 vs. Mario Quesada 115