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Nery Panther returns to Villanueva in Tijuana


? Notifight, Zanfer Photos ?17.October 2017

Although there is still no official statement from the World Boxing Council (WBC) on the resolution of the case Anti-Doping world champion bantamweight WBC, Mexican Luis “Pantera” Nery, this afternoon a press conference was held to announce that Nery will be fighting on November 4 in a non-title match before Arthur Villanueva, in the Gasmart Stadium, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.


Gallo WBC holder reappear on Saturday 4 November at the Estadio Gasmart Tijuana (home of the Bulls), to deal in fight 10 rounds Filipino dangerous Arthur “King” Villanueva, in a spectacular boxing evening will be transmitted to national level by the Casa del Boxeo, Azteca 7, and internationally by Bein Sports

In press conference Tuesday in Tijuana, Zanfer, through its President, Fernando Beltrán, announced that in order to maintain activity “Pantera” Nery (24-0-0, 18 KOs), a rival sought Category worthy and to bring home the champion, but the fight is not held.

“Personally, and on behalf of my company Zanfer, give thanks to Mauricio Sulaimán, president of the World Boxing Council for the opportunity given to Nery to become world champion, let’s wait and respect the resolution to do the WBC, but for now we announce that Nery will face a tough rival, the Philippine Arthur Villanueva, a 10-round bantamweight, “said Beltrán Rendón, who was accompanied by Antonio Cano, general manager Toros de Tijuana, Guillermo Brito, director of operations ZANFER, Gallo WBC world champion Luis Nery, the talents of Elvis Tijuana and Sandra Torres Robles.

Luis Nery took the world championship boxing legend Japanese, Shinsuke Yamanaka, last August in Japan in a feat and reappear Nov. 4 at home against a fighter high degree of difficulty.

The “King” Villanueva (31-2-0, 17 KOs), Filipino 28 years old, debuted in November 2008 and has been Philippine flyweight champion, Eastern Pacific bantamweight champion, champion Asia Pacific super flyweight International WBO super flyweight champion, IBF International super flyweight champion, International champion and WBC super flyweight champion Asia Pacific Bantamweight.

The two losses that appear on his record, were disputed at a world title. In July 2015 he lost a technical decision in 10 rounds before Arroyo McJoe disputed IBF super flyweight world championship, and in April this year was defeated by unanimous decision by Zolani Tete disputed the scepter Gallo WBO interim world.

In his most recent bout, on September 16, he won four rounds to his countryman Richie Mepranum quoted.

“It’s a joy to fight in Tijuana, it was always my dream to fight before my people as world champion and I will grant this November 4th. I hope the fans of Tijuana is present in the Gasmart stage and be able to provide a great fight” Nery said.

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