Roberto Vasquez vs. Mario Briones headlines in Panama this weekend

This Friday, March 30, at Arena Roberto Duran, in Panama City, Panama, promoters  Sampson Lewkowicz (Sampson Boxing LLC) and Carlos Gonzalez (Pro Stars Boxing), in association with Veneto Wyndham Grand Hotel & Casino and the Panamanian Tourism Bureau, will proudly present  “Win-Win” a night of world-class professional boxing that will also be televised live on TV Max Channel 9 from Panama and TyC Sports from Argentina.

In the main event, Panama City’s own former WBA Light Flyweight and Flyweight World Champion Roberto (La Araña/The Spider) Vasquez (29-5, 21 KOs) will face Mexico’s Mario “Maca” Briones (21-1-1, 15 KOs) over 12 rounds for the vacant WBA Fedelatin super bantamweight title.

28-year-old Vasquez, who started his career at 106 lbs., is still wildly popular in his homeland and will be looking to continue building momentum for his career resurgence against the 26-year-old Briones.

In the other televised bouts, Uruguay’s Cecilia “La Reina” Comunales (8-1, 5 KOs) will face The Dominican Republic’s Maribel “Vispa” Santana (11-9-1, 4 KOs) in a 10-rounder for the vacant WBA Female Lightweight World Championship; and Panama City’s Azael “Turbo” Cosio 13-1-2, 10 KOs) will take on Dominican Republic’s Tomas Mendez (15-1, 9 KOs) in a 10-round battle for the WBC Latino Welterweight title.

“I am very proud to showcase an event of this quality in the beautiful country of Panama, and I’d like to thank the Panamanian Tourism Bureau for its support in making this happen,” said Sampson Lewkowicz. “Don’t forget to visit Panama!”

Tickets for Win-Win are priced at $100, $40, $25, $17 and $3 and are available from Ticket Plus. For more information on Tourism Panama, go to:

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