On the night of last Friday October 2nd at the Villa La Nata Sporting Club in Benavidez, Buenos Aires, hosted the first defense of the current world cruiserweight champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), Victor Emilio “Tyson del Abasto” Ramirez (22-2-1, 17 KO), who retained his crown after a split decision draw with Jamaican challenger Ovill “The Upsetter ‘McKenzie (25-13-1, 12 KO), in what was an international production of OR Promotions.
Card from Alejandro Lopez Cid (Mexico) of 115-113 for Ramirez, John Poturaj (United States) 114-114 and Larry Layton (United States) 115-113 for McKenzie saw the fight equal in the eyes of the supervisor of the contest was Daryl Peoples (United States).
On the undercard, in a six round at the junior middleweight category, the Buenos Aires native Jonathan Edgardo “Jonito” Palacio (13-1-1, 6 KO), tied with Andres Gabriel “Mestizo” Amarilla (5-3-2) with cards of Jorge Gorini 58-58; Ramon Cerdan 59-57 and Juan Carlos Palmieri 57-58.
In a junior welterweight bout over six, Brian Damian Chaves (7-0, 2 KO), stretched his unbeaten run after defeating Jacinto Gorosito (5-5-5, 1 KO) 59-55; 60-56 and 60-54.
Also on the bill, Jonathan Ezequiel “Cucatrap” Aguirre (2-0), defeated Luis Humberto “Tinchito” Quiroga (0-6-1) with cards of 39-37, 39-36 and 39 to 37.5.
Opening the show, Emanuel Francisco “Pancho” Torres (6-0, 2 KOs) unanimously his bout against Javier Eduardo “Sniper” Bruer (6-4, 4 KO) 58-56, 59-56 and 59 to 57.5.