WBO Congratulates Jorge “Travieso” Arce For His Fifth Crown- Fourth With The WBO

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO) President Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, congratulated Jorge “Travieso” Arce for his achievement, becoming the first Mexican boxer ever to win world titles in five different weight divisions, four of them are WBO titles.

“(The WBO) We want to congratulate Travieso Arce for making history by becoming the first Mexican boxer with titles in five different divisions. We will honor Arce also because he is the first boxer with four WBO titles in different weight classes”, Valcarcel said.

Arce (59-6-2, 45 KOs) won his fifth title, the WBO Bantamweight belt, last Saturday when he beat Angky Angkotta (25-5, 14 KOs) by unanimous decision at the Plaza de Toros Rea in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México. Arce, from Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, has held world titles at 108, 112, 115, 118 and 122 pounds.