Falcao To Face Amuzu On
WBA KO Drugs Card Dec. 11
NABA super middleweight champion Yamaguchi “The Problem”
Falcao will defend his title against heavy-handed Ernest
Amuzu Sunday, December 11 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando,
The fight takes place as part of the WBA KO Drugs card,
which precedes their annual convention.
Doors open at 4 pm and the opening bell will sound at 5.
Fighting out of Florida by way of Brazil, Falcao’s 23-1-1
with 9 knockouts. The skilled southpaw is the current NABA
and WBC Latino champion. He’s ranked 8th in the world by the
WBC and is one of boxing’s most avoided fighters. On October
29, Falcao retained his NABA and WBC Latino titles with a
one-sided beatdown of Alex Tehran.
Originally from Ghana but now residing in Florida, Amuzu is
26-7 with 22 wins by knockout. He’s battled several world
class foes including Vijender Singh, Ievgen Khytrov and
Radivoje “Hot Rod” Kalajdzic.
Falcao-Amuzu is scheduled for ten rounds.
“This is Yama’s fifth fight of 2022 and I applaud Amuzu for
taking the fight,” said Falcao’s promoter Jody Caliguire.
We’re going to keep moving up the rankings so these top
fighters will either have to fight us or vacate their belts.
“I’d also like to let it be known Team Falcao immediately
accepted a fight with Jaime Mungia for November 19, but they
changed course on us and instead faced an overmatched
With a victory over the tough Amuzu, Falcao should move
further up the rankings and would love a shot at the most
dangerous champion at 168 pounds.
“David Morrell is very talented and nobody else in the
division seems willing to face him,” said Caliguire. “We’d
fight Morrell in his adopted hometown of Minnesota or
anywhere in the world because we truly want the best!”