Brampton, Ontario – On March 16, Ana “ The Hurrciane” Jualton, will continue her role as “The Ultimate Road Warrior” as she takes her considerable talents to Mendoza, Argentina. Jualton 10-2-1 ( 1 KO ) will defend her WBO Junior Featherweight Title against Interim Champion, Yesica Marcos 18-0-1 ( 6 KOs )of Argentina where the pride of both the Philippines and Argentina will be on the line .
The Freddie Roach/Angelo Reyes trained Julaton is anxious to display her talents around the world and agreed to take the matchup in Marcos, hometown after her Promoter, Allan Tremblay, of Orion Sports Management, secured a contractual agreement from Marcos’ Promoter to agree to neutral officials for the contest under the sanctioning of the WBO. “Without this in place”, said Tremblay, “we would not have taken the fight. It was imperative to level the playing field and give Ana the best possible chance to succeed in what will be the toughest test of her career. Mr. Osvaldo Rivero, of K.O. International , Marcos’ Promoter, has been most gracious throughout the negotiation process for which I am appreciative. This is a much anticipated matchup that will test the skill and endurance of both these world class competitors.”
The bout will be televised in Argentina by TYC Sports and by the GMA Network in the Philippines and around the world on their International outlets. GMA has been a staunch backer of Julaton and is directly responsible for her soaring popularity within the Filipino Nation.
Without to the knowledgeable Mexican fans and open the door to some possible intriquing matchups involving other Mexican champions as the Womens market has exploded in that Country. Jualton stated “ I want to show the Boxing World that I will fight anyone, anywhere at any time and will do my utmost to represent the proud Filipina Nation in the great traditions that they come to expect”.
Allan Tremblay, President of Orion Sports says “ This event is done in association with my great partners at Yucatan Boxing and together we are proud to bring this World Championship fight to Kanasin, Yucatan. Further, I am pleased and proud to have reunited Ana Julaton with The GMA Televsion Network who have done so much to build her vast following both in the Philippines and indeed on a worldwide basis.”
GMA Chairman, Attorney, Felipe Gozon added “ We are excited about Ana Julatons next fight which we will be airing on the GMA Network in the Philippines, GMA New TV and GMA Pinoy TV worldwide. We have supported Anas boxing career from the beginning as we have always believed that she has the qualities of a Champion.