The land of the Butterflies has given the world of fists 30 World Champions in different divisions, and among those who have reigned at 108 pounds were Carlos Murillo, Jaime Ríos and Roberto Vasquez. This February 7 in the XXXVI edition of KO DRUGS, the Cuban based in Panamá Daniel Matellón ( 10-0-2) will have the opportunity to become world champion by contesting for the Interim World Boxing Association belt against Mexican Erik Omar López García ( 14-4-1).
Both fighters present a Ko Percentage of close to 50%, and both are orthodox fighters. Without a doubt this will be an interesting attraction for the festival organized by the World Boxing Association and accompanied by great figures that will contribute to exalting an event that will once again look to provide the necessary support for social welfare.
Matellón is current #8 on WBA rankings, and 11th at WBC where Ken Shiro Teraji and Hiroto Kyoguchi are on top, meanwhile “El Habanerito” López García is current #35, but he brings a native rudeness of a Mexican warrior that will show, in order to avoid Matellon intention to make people who adopted him in boxing and life and will be there supporting him, while the Cuban born Matellón will try to show all his amateur baggage that enriches his boxing skillset.