After his retirement, Juan Manuel Márquez has dedicated himself to promoting boxing (Instagram/@jmmarquezof)
After his retirement as a professional boxer, Juan Manuel Márquez has continued to be close to boxing as a promoter of the discipline. In his new facet, he has dedicated himself to visiting various states of the country to organize functions with prospects from each of the entities. In this sense, after having presented his first performance in Mexico City, he will arrive in Sonora to continue with his schedule.
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The company known as Promociones Juan Manuel Márquez will arrive in the municipality of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, for the presentation of a boxing night next Wednesday, March 8, 2023. In the stellar fight, cataloged with the rank of “Civil War”, two exponents of the state will seek to win the Latino Lightweight Championship of the World Boxing Council (WBC).
The stellar encounter will be led by Luis Koreano Torres, who has an undefeated record of 17 fights and 10 knockouts, as well as by Misael Pichón Cabrera, who has prescribed the same amount of chloroforms although he has only won 14 victories and carries one single loss in his professional statistics.
The promoting company of Dimanita will organize its first performance in Sonora (Probox)
The two exponents are originally from the state of Sonora, so they will have a wide audience among the public. They have similar time trajectories in professional boxing, since they debuted in 2016 and 2017. Meanwhile, the least favored in statistics could arrive with a better state of mind thanks to the fact that he won by knockout in his most recent presentation, while Torres did it by decision.
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Both Torres and Cabrera already know what it’s like to hang a sash in their division. However, obtaining the new regional title endorsed by the WBC could direct them to continue forging their career towards obtaining a world title at 135 pounds, a division dominated entirely by the American Devin Haney.
In this regard, Juan Manuel Márquez considered that the meeting between the two natives of the state of Sonora has great expectations due to the professional background, as well as due to the dispute that will take place between the fans who meet at the sports venue to encourage any of the two protagonists.
Juan Manuel Márquez is considered one of the best boxers in the history of national sports (Twitter@RaulMunozMX)
“It’s great to be in Sonora and bring this great fight to the fans. Torres vs. Cabrera promises to be a real war. If you’re in the area come to the show, it’s going to be a great night with some great fights. We are delighted to be back with ProBox TV for another exciting event (…) I never tire of repeating it: boxing fans will not want to miss this fight”, said Dinamita Márquez.
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Before the main event, fans will be able to witness four previous fights in the super featherweight class. The co-main brawl will be led by Diego López (3-1-1, 2 knockouts), originally from Mexico City, who will face Óscar Álvarez (8-0, 7 knockouts), the favorite for being born in Ciudad Obregón.
“El Koreano” Torres is the favorite to win the star fight (Twitter/@laretadeportes)
The actions will be inaugurated by a battle at 130 pounds between Pablo Servín (3-1) and Erick Hernández (4-0, 4 knockouts) from Sonora. After the judges deliver the verdict for the opening fight, the stage will bring together Alex Fuentes (4-0, 1 KO) and Mario Valenzuela (4-1, 2 KOs) for the second performance of the night.
People who do not attend the function in Ciudad Obregón will be able to follow the actions live and direct through the internet. The ProBox TV company will carry out the free transmission of the billboard through its official YouTube and Facebook channel. However, those people looking to see the function without ads can do so on the ProBoxTV.com page in exchange for USD 1.99 per month.