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The Seedbed of Champions primer in honor of Rafael “Plantin” Tejada was a complete success

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Angel Valdes | May 22, 2023

The Mayor’s Office of Panama, continuing with its sports programs in the different sectors of the capital city, carried out the boxing card “Seedbed of Champions” in the Carrasquilla sector, San Francisco township.

The Fútbol City field was the scene of the different exhibition bouts and Olympic boxing fights that were endorsed by the Panama Olympic Boxing Federation.

Three fights were held in the school category, in the 41kg Daniel Delgado defeated Alexander Vega via RSC at 1:08 of the second round, while in the 35kg Javier Rodríguez defeated Magdiel Sánchez by unanimous decision and in the 51kg category Yalen Pérez took the victory for RSC at 1:10 of the third round over Samuel Díaz.

In the cadet category, a 51kg weight fight was held where Emmanuel Arias defeated José Díaz by unanimous decision.

Three more bouts were held in the elite category, in the 57kg Jovanny Serrano defeated Jean Carlos Hurtado by RSC at 2:43 of the third round, while in the 71kg Rafael Bethancourt achieved a victory by unanimous decision over Juan Pablo Jiménez and closed the undercard the 91kg weight fight where David Wong defeated Jorge Luis Martínez by RSC at 3:00 of the same first round.

In the middle of this booklet, a tribute was paid to one of the illustrious residents of this sector of the capital, Mr. Rafael “Plantin” Tejada, who with his skill in making sports boots for boxers received much recognition both nationally and internationally. international, making the boots of most of the great world champions that our country has had.

The representative of San Francisco, Carlos Pérez Herrera and Charlie Linares on behalf of the Department of Sports of the Mayor’s Office of Panama delivered the recognition to this great figure of national boxing.

The Mayor’s Office of Panama through the Sports Directorate together with the trainers and staff of the Pedro Rockero Alcázar Gymnasium, the Panama Olympic Boxing Federation and the different community boards continue to take this type of event to the different sectors of the capital. benefit of youth

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