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Tomas Rojas, Juan Jose Montes Are Ready For Battle

By Rafael Soto

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas - A great uproar is taking place in the community of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, with the arrival of world champion Tomas "Gusano" Rojas and his challenger, Juan José "Goofy" Montes - who collide on Saturday in what will be the first fight in the Arena Metropolitana. The event is being presented by Zanfer in coordination with the government of Chiapas and it will be broadcast by TV Azteca and Fox Sports.

Both men great fighters are true warriors. "Gusano" Rojas (35-12-1, 23 KOs) will make the second defense of his super flyweight title, which is recognized by the World Boxing Council (WBC). "Goofy "Montes (19-1-1, 12 KOs) is the official challenger for the fight. The event has received a great response from the Chiapas' fans.

Tickets have been sold at a rapid pace in Tuxtla Gutierrez; fans have been waiting to catch every movement of the two fighters, and some fans even gathered at the  hotel where the boxers were staying in search of autographs and photos.

The co-feature of the evening will be a fight between former world champion, Alberto "Topo" Rosas, and Colombian Juan Alberto Molina, while the Azteca champion Felipe Orucuta will face the experienced Julio David Roque Ler.

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