(JUNE 14) This coming Friday, at
the Ce.De.M. N° 2, Caseros, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, there
will be two female bouts featured on the card.
In what is considered a five-star matchup, Marcela "La Tigresa"
Acuna, 45-6-1 (19 KO), of Buenos Aires, is set to face Shannon
O'Connell in a ten-round IBF Super Bantamweight world title
fight where defending her title against O'Connell. The two
will be fighting ten rounds.
Photo credit: Facebook/Marcela Acuna
Acuna won that title in December
2016, when she defeated Yesica Marcos, winning by a ten-round
KO. Acuna, who has been fighting professional since 1997,
is a multi-world champion, and has previously won world title
belts with the WBA, WBO, WBC, and WIBA.
Photo credit: Courtesy/Shannon
Shannon O'Connell, 15-4-1 (7KO),
of Queensland, Australia, has been a professional since 2011, in
2016 she was very busy having four pro bouts, three in
Australia, and her last fight in New Zealand. She
will come into this fight as the WBC Silver Super Bantamweight
champion, and she has won previously the WIBA Super
Bantamweight belt, WBF Featherweight belt along with a
Second Female Bout on the card:
In the Super Featherweight division, Brenda Carabajal, 11-3-0,
will fight Gloria Yancaqueo, 3-8-2, in a six-rounder.