New IBA Champions Crowned in Panama

Young talented Panamanian Ronald Batista (9-1, 6KOs) acquired the vacant IBA sรบper flyweight Championship when he stopped previously undefeated Venezuelan Antonio Guzman (19-1,15 KOs) on Tuesday Night at Hotel El Panama. Batista knocked Guzman down in round 4 and outclassed him until 9th when Referee Ernesto Arce stopped the action at 2:56 when the local showed total dominance.

By Hรฉctor Villarreal

The Guzman family and the Venezuelan team had a reason to celebrate when Antonioโ€™s sister, Eva Marina Guzman (15-1-1, 8 KOs) outpointed Panamaโ€™s Yaditza Pรฉrez (9-13-1, 4 KOs) to claim the vacant female IBA minimumweight title after 10 action packed rounds.

The card presented by Master Promotions included the dispute of International Boxing Associationโ€™s Belts for the first time in Panamaโ€™s boxing history.

Some of the fights can still be watched on Peleando Panama Facebook page.