Jurado and Zárate make weight for rematch in Buenos Aires

Argentinean flyweight champion, Juan “Harry” Jurado, will face prospect Junior “El Demonio” Zárate, trying to defend for the thrid time his title, in a highly expected rematch, at the main event of an exciting boxing night this Saturday night at the Club Atlético Huracán, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, promoted by Argentina Boxing Promotions, of Mario Margossian, which will be televised live on TyC Sports at 11 pm., for Argentina and the whole American continent.

They know each other very well. On March 2nd, 2018, Jurado defeated Zárate by unanimous decision to defend his crown in San Salvador de Jujuy, Jujuy. Now, Jurado (15-1-3, 1 KO), 32 years old, from San Salvador de Jujuy, former World Boxing Organization (WBO) Latino super flyweight champion, will put on the line the title he conquered on June 20th, 2015, when he dominated Elías Coronel by unanimous decision and he retained over Fabián Claro and Zárate, although he comes from his first defeat on June 9th, 2018, against Luciano Baldor on points. Now he will face again Zárate (10-2, 4 KOs), former Argentinean national ameteur team and current # 1 of the Argentinean flyweight ranking, who has beat Baldor and Claro among others, and after losing against Jurado, on September 21st defeated Abel Silva by unanimous decision and wants his revenge.

On Friday afternoon, both fighters made the weight on the scales, leaving everything ready for their bout. Both Jurado and Zárate weighed 111.4 lbs.

In the co main event, in junior welterweight division, unbeaten rising star Nicolás “El Elegante” Andino (10-0, 1 KO), from Villa Caraza, Buenos Aires, faces experienced Marcelo “El Mago” Mesa (11-4-1-1 nc), from Tandil, Buenos Aires, in a matchup scheduled to six rounds.

Andino weighed 139.1 lbs., and Mesa weighed later.

Also, in bantamweight division, former Argentinean national team, Florencia “La Cordo” Juárez (4-0), from Córdoba, takes on Juliana “La Profeta” Basualdo (1-1), from Santa Fe, in a bout scheduled to four rounds.

Both Juárez and Basualdo weighed 116.4 lbs.

In lightweight division, Elías Paredes (4-1, 2 KOs), from Remedios de Escalada, Buenos Aires, faces Lucas Rojas (2-2-1-1 nc), form Morón, Buenos Aires, in a bout scheduled to four rounds.

Paredes weighed 133.6 lbs., and Rojas 134.2 lbs.

In welterweight division, Emmanuel “GES” Schramm (3-0, 2 KOs), from Moreno, Buenos Aires, takes on Darío “Seco” Soto (1-0, 1 KO), from Rosario, Santa Fe, in a bout scheduled to four rounds.

Schramm weighed 146.9 lbs., and Soto 144.9 lbs.

Finally, in junior welterweight division, Jonatan Barrientos (1-1), from Lanús, Buenos Aires, faces Jonatan “El Trueno” Santillán (1-2), from Moreno, Buenos Aires, in a bout scheduled to four rounds.

Barrientos weighed 134.3 lbs., and Santillán 136.1 lbs.