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Photos: Guillermo Rigondeaux gets belted by WBO President in Miami

rigo1Miami, FL: Today at the popular Cuban Restaurant Versalles in Miami, FL a press conference was held where newly crowned WBO Jr. Featherweight Champion Guillermo Rigondeaux recieved the belt he took from Nonito Donaire on April 13 in the hands of its President Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel.

It was a full house with lots of emotions where Rigondeaux was accompanied by his Co-Promoter Boris Arencibia and Luis Fonseca of Caribe Promotions, Major League pitcher Livan Hernandez, former Olympic and World Champion Joel Casayamor, trainer Pedro Luis Diaz, former amateur world champion Ramon Garbey and WBO Cuban Exile Vice President Joe Hernandez amongst others.


SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- From hands of World Boxing Organization (WBO) president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux, got the 122 pounds belt he won on April 13, beating Nonito Donaire in New York.

In an event held at the Cuban Restaurant Versalles in Miami, Rigondeaux (12-0, 8 KOs), along with his co-promoters Boris Arencibia and Luis Fonseca of Caribe Promotions, received his crown. Also in the attendace were his trainer Pedro Luis Diaz Benitez, former world champion Joel Casamayor, MLB pitcher Livan Hernandez and Felix “Tutico” Zabala, All Star Boxing president.

Rigondeaux, who own the WBA superbantanmweight title too, beat Donaire (32-2, 20 KOs) by unanimous decision on April 13 in New York to win his WBO 122lb title.




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