South American bantamweight champion, Pablo “Pablito” Gómez, will face rising prospect Luciano “Yiyo” Baldor, trying to defend for the first time his title and to conquer the vacant Argentinean bantamweight title, at the main event of an exciting boxing night this Friday night at the Club Sportivo Barracas, 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.
In what is expected to be an action packed fight, Gómez (11-9-2, 1 KO), 28 years old, from Los Polvorines, Buenos Aires, current # 3 of the Argentinean bantamweight ranking, will try to defend for the first time the title he captured on July 28th, 2018, when he dethroned previously unbeaten Carlos Sardínez by unanimous decision in Villa Carlos Paz, Córdoba, and comes from a victory on February 9th over Miguel Salazar also by unanimous decision in Buenos Aires. Now he will clash against the tall Baldor (13-2, 1 KO), 25, from Burzaco, Buenos Aires, # 2 of the Argentinean bantamweight lists, with a suprising height of 5′ 11″ for the division, and beat previously unbeaten Juan Jurado -Argentinean and Latino champ- by unanimous decision and comes after dominating Héctor Gusmán unanimously on June 7th in Cutral Có, Neuquén.
On Thursday afternoon, both fighters made the weight on the scales, leaving everything ready for their bout. Gómez and Baldor weighed 117.8 lbs.
In the co main event, in junior lightweight division, heavy puncher Damián “Chiva” Rojas (9-1, 8 KOs), from Cutral Có, Neuquén, faces Daniel “Zurdo” Sosa (4-3), from Salta, in a matchup scheduled to six rounds.
Rojas weighed 128.6 lbs., and Sosa 130 lbs.
Also, in lightweight division, rising prospect Facundo “Topo” Arce (9-2-1, 3 KOs), from Marcos Paz, Buenos Aires, takes on Martín “El Negro” Rocha (4-5, 1 KO), form San Miguel, Buenos Aires, in a bout scheduled to six rounds.
Arce weighed 131.8 lbs., and Rocha 131.2 lbs.
In welterweight division, Nicolás “Nico” Demario (9-4-2, 5 KOs), from Ranchos, Buenos Aires, faces Maximiliano Guerra (3-2-1, 1 KO), from San Martín, Buenos Aires, in a bout scheduled to four rounds.
Demario weighed 142.3 lbs., and Guerra 141.8 lbs.
Finally, in welterweight division, debutant Ricardo “El Lobby” Cabaña, from Buenos Aires, takes on debutant Ángel Bolatti, from Escobar, Buenos Aires, in a bout scheduled to four rounds.
Cabaña weighed 144.2 lbs., and Bolatti 144.1 lbs.