Correa, Lopez pitted against Mexican foes in Puerto Rico on Oct 26
The undefeated Puerto Ricans John Correa and Jonathan Lopez will face Mexican opponents in the next edition of “A Puño Limpio”, which will feature Bernard “Bimbo” Lebrón and Antonio Sánchez, in their rematch, on October 26 at the Ruben Zayas Montañez Coliseum in Trujillo Alto, in a presentation of PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) in association with Spartan Boxing, which will be broadcast by Wapa Deportes.
“We are making the new edition of “A Puño Limpio”, which will have the expected rematch between Bimbo Lebrón and Antonio Sánchez, and we will have prospects John Correa and Jonathan López against Mexican veterans in good fights, while we continue to shape the show, in which we will present seven fights,” said Iván Rivera, president of PRBBP.
Correa (5-0, 5 kos), from Gurabo, Puerto Rico, will be facing the experienced Aztec Daniel Echevarría (19-6, 17 kos) in a six round and 152 pounds bout. Also at six rounds, Lopez (3-0, 3 kos), from Humacao, Puerto Rico, will fight against the Mexican Jonathan Lecona (17-22-4, 6 kos) at 118 pounds.
The main event of the evening will have Bimbo Lebrón (10-1, 4 kos) and Antonio Sánchez (5-5-2, 3 kos) fighting in a 10-round rematch at 140 pounds. The first time they met, on August 10, Lebron won an exciting fight by unanimous decision with cards of 76-75, 76-75 and 76-75, preparing the scene for the second match.
The series “A Puño Limpio”, in its first part, took place between 2011 and 2012 with shows around Puerto Rico, and had in action fighters like the current world champion Emmanuel “Manny” Rodríguez (in his debut), former world champion Manuel Alejandro “Manny” Siaca, later world champion McJoe Arroyo, as well as future world challengers McWilliams Arroyo, Jonathan Oquendo, José “Chelo” González and David Quijano, and then prospect Jonathan “Bomba “González, among others.
More details of this “A Puño Limpio” will be provided soon.