Yamileth Mercado will exhibit the super bantamweight title World Boxing Council (WBC) for the third time on March 12 before Zulina “Loba” Munoz.
This week the possibility began to be mentioned that Yamileth Mercado will present the title to the Loba Munoz, which was confirmed by a source close to the native of Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua.
“It’s a fact, March 12 in Chihuahua,” the source confirmed to LEFT PUNCH. The fight will become official in the next few days.
Yamileth won the 122-pound title at the Poliforum in his hometown on November 16, 2019 after defeating fatuma zarika. He defended the title twice, both times last year.
The first was on February 6 before Alejandra Guzman and then on June 26 with Angelica Rascon, both by unanimous decision to continue on the throne.
Two months later he took on the challenge of facing one of the best boxers today in search of the title in the featherweight division, against Amanda Serrano. She was defeated by unanimous decision.
Last Monday the company reported 2M Box Promotions that Yamileth Mercado He had arrived in Tijuana. This, to begin his preparation towards the defense of the month of March, tentatively before Zulina, which has already been confirmed.
Loba Muñoz confirms that negotiations with Yamileth Mercado are on the right track
LEFT PUNCH also contacted the wolf, who stated that the fight was not confirmed, but that the negotiations were on the right track.
“That fight has been going on for a year,” he accepted. Zulina Munoz. “Again it is being resumed, but we are still negotiating, but I think it is on the right track.”
Zulina, who was world super flyweight champion of the WBC and made 10 defenses of the title, will have his second chance in a row to seek a title at 122 pounds.
Last November 13 Zulina went to Denmark to face the local and champion Dinah Thorslund. The Danish prevailed by knockout in the seventh round.
Thus, the pupil of Mauro Ayala will have a new opportunity to be crowned, with experience and knockout power on his side. She arrives with a record of 63-4-2, with 40 by way of knockout, against a champion who wants to establish herself as monarch (18-3, 5 KOs).