LEWKOWICZ RETURNS TO URUGUAY IN TRIUMPHANT HOMECOMING
Press Release: On Saturday, July 20, 2013, promoter Sampson Lewkowicz will make his triumphant return to his homeland of Uruguay, South America, for a night of world championship boxing at Estadio "8 de Junio" in the city of Paysandu.
The event will be headlined by a ten-round WBA female lightweight Championship bout between defending champion Cecilia "La Reina" Comunales (10-1, 6 KOs) (fighting in her hometown) and the Dominican Republic's Marisol "Sondora" Reyes (11-6-1, 5 KOs). This will be the second defense for beautiful 24-year-old Comunales, a national hero in Uruguay and major celebrity.
This will be the second world title challenge for the 33-year-old Reyes, who lost a bid in 2012 to Dahiana Santana. She has won four straight since then.
Also scheduled that night is ten-round super featherweight battle between Israel "Cachito" Perez (25-2-1, 14 KOs) of Argentina and Francisco "El Ahogado" Lorenzo (39-11, 17 KOs) of the Dominican Republic.
On the undercard, super flyweight Javier "Chispita" Chacon (18-1, 4 KOs) of Las Heras, Argentina, will appear, as will Dominican light welterweight Victor Abreu (3-0, 1 KO) against Pozo del Molle, Argentina's Jose Carlos "Puro" Paz (4-1, 2 KOs) in an eight-rounder.
In the opening bout, Las Vegas featherweight Rocco Santomauro (9-0) will return from injury to fight for the first time in Uruguay, proudly flying the flag of his father's Uruguayan ancestry.