Reynoso To Face Valenzuela
April 1 In Guadalajara, Mexico
On Saturday, April 1, at the Arena Jalisco in Guadalajara,
México, promoters Eddie Reynoso of Clase y Talento, and
Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing will team up to present
a night of world-class boxing, televised live on TyC Sports
As part of TyC's ongoing 25th anniversary celebration of
boxing shows, this exciting event will feature a 10-round
battle for the WBC Silver Latino Super Bantamweight
Championship between Buenos Aires, Argentina's Roman Ruben
Reynoso (19-1-2, 8 KOs) and Sonora, Mexico's Christian "Molacho"
Valenzuela (13-0-1, 8 KOs).
Reynoso has left his native Argentina just twice in his
career, but on one of those occasions, fought to a split
draw with well-regarded prospect Adam Lopez on ShoBox: The
New Generation in July 2016. Like Reynoso, the undefeated
Valenzuela has never left his home country, but has stayed
busy with 14 fights in his three-year career.
In the chief supporting bout, Argentinean 2016 Summer
Olympian Alberto Palmetta will go for his third consecutive
victory as a professional against Mexico City's Luis
26-year-old Palmetta, a junior middleweight, was one of the
most heavily decorated amateurs in his country's history, in
addition to fighting in the 2016 Summer Olympics, he won
numerous national and international distinctions including
the bronze medal at the 2015 Pan American Games. He turned
professional in November 2016.
In the televised opener, Novato, California via Uruguay's
Rudy Macedo (3-0, 3 KOs) will face also undefeated Leonel
Rodriguez of Mexico in a four-round welterweight showdown.
The power-punching Macedo was an amateur world champion, PAL
champion and five-time Silver Gloves Champion. He is trained
by Nonito Donaire Sr.
The event is sponsored by Tecate beer, "cervezas con
"I am proud to be part of this event and to be helping TyC
celebrate their anniversary," said Sampson Lewkowicz. "They
have done a tremendous service to boxing throughout their
history. Thank you to my esteemed partner, Eddie Reynoso, as
well. I'm looking forward to a great night of fights for the
fans in Mexico, Argentina and around the world to enjoy."
Five more exciting bouts are scheduled for the untelevised