enThis Friday, boxing returns to Central Park with a gorgeous night that includes 9 beginner fights and the important course with the skilled background between centenarian Gino “El Áspero” Godoy versus Omar “Popeye” Correa from Rosario. The efficiency begins at 10 p.m.
This Thursday the official weigh-in of the central combat befell in the auditorium of the Ciudad Deportiva and each boxers registered 70,500 kilos on the scales.
“I appreciate this opportunity to fight again in Neuquén. We are well prepared and confident. Correa is a big rival and we hope to win. I arrive well prepared thanks to the excellent team that supports me,” mentioned El Áspero.
The official ticket was authorised by the Argentine Boxing Federation and supervised by the Neuquén Boxing Federation. The group of the night is in the palms of Tiempo Gymnasium and B&G Producciones.
Present at the ceremony had been the Secretary of State for Sport, Diego Landeiro; the Secretary of Culture, Sports and Physical Activity of the Municipality of Neuquén, Mauricio Serenelli, and the President of the Neuquén Boxing Federation, José Ortiz, amongst others.
Landeiro emphasised the joint work with the municipality of the capital and the federation as a result of “in this way everything becomes easier and events of increasingly better quality can be held. The idea is to get the best to keep putting on good shows and that this sport can grow a lot more.”.
Meanwhile, Serenelli thanked the federation, the promoters for giving “these shows”, while recalling that during the pandemic “the city of Neuquén was the first to open a show for Argentina, organized in conjunction with the Neuquén Federation of Box. Now with the support of the Ministry in this new management with Alejandra Piedecasas at the head of the Ministry of Sports and Diego Landeiro, we can continue to do important things.”
Meanwhile, the president of the Neuquén Boxing Federation, José Ortiz, was grateful for the assist of the provincial authorities and the municipality. “After going through many roads, we have found the way to know what we boxing people want,” mentioned the chief, encouraging them to maintain working. “Neuquén is once again the best inland square as it once was because we have the human material to make it happen again,” he mentioned.
The combat schedule is as follows:
Agustin Rios (Neuquen) vs. Nicolas Paredes (Cervantes). 60kg under.
Matías Schlapffer (Centenario) vs Lucas Campos (5 jumps) 67 kg older.
Gabriel Merino (Centenario) vs Alex Millanir (5 jumps) 54kg juniors.
Lady Boronobeik (Neuquen) vs. Agustina Velázquez (Neuquén) 62kg seniors.
Sebastian Ferrer (Centenario) vs. Lucio Molina (Catriel) 76 kg older.
Matias Godoy (Centenario) vs. Elio Sandoval (General Roca) 86 kg older.
Juan Ignacio Galves (Fernandez Oro) vs. Fabián Meza (Five Jumps) 56 kg older.
Guillermo Neira (Neuquén) vs Axel Miranda (Cervantes) 60 kg juniors.
Franco Díaz (Centenario) vs Andrés Gutiérrez (Catriel) 67 kg older.
Gino “El Áspero” Godoy (4th in the Argentine Superwelterweight Ranking) with a document of 27 wins, 17 by knockout; 2 losses vs. Omar “Popeye” Correa (6, 2KO, 7,3.1). Yesterday, each fighters weighed 70,500.