March 28, 2020

Concepción 111.75, Barrera 112 for WBA Title in “KO to Drugs Festival” in Panama

By Carlos Costa

PANAMA CITY, Panama   —   Former world champion 🇵🇦 Luis “El Nica” Concepción (R) of Panama weighed-in at 111.75 lbs., while tough Colombian warrior Rober Barrera (23-2, 13 KO’s) came at the limit of the division, 112 pounds, for their 12-round title battle for the vacant WBA interim flyweight crown.

The combat is the main event for this year’s “WBA KO Drug Festival” set to thrill fans on Friday evening (February 7) at the Roberto Durán Arena, in Panama City, 🇵🇦 Panama. ☀️

Two more WBA world title clashes, including a WBA female world title rumble, plus WBA FedeLatin battles and WBA eliminators will be in play during the entertain international evening 🥊

The exciting 11-bout show is a production of award-winning promoter Rogelio Espiño, broadcast live in Latin America on ESPN.  👍👍

May the Best Man Win 🔥🔥


The author Carlos Costa of Panama is a veteran boxing reporter living in the Philippines.  Carlos can be reached at and whatsapp:  +639184538152.