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Alejandro Santiago 118, Willibaldo García 117 for WBC Int’l Belt today in Tijuana, Mexico


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Tough Mexican fighter Alejandro Santiago, a former challenger of Filipino IBF World Champion Jerwin Ancajas, made weight for today’s title battle.

WBC International Bantamweight Champion Alejandro Santiago (21-2-5, 11 KO’s) scaled in @ 118 pounds, while his compatriot challenger Willibaldo García (10-3-1, 5 KO’s) came-in @ 117 for their 10-rounder title clash today, Monday, September 21, in Tijuana, 🇲🇽 Mexico.

Both men looked focused and in awesome shape during the official weigh-in ceremony, ready for action.

The 24-year-old 🇲🇽 Santiago battled popular Pinoy 115-pounder “Pretty Boy” Jerwin Ancajas, 28, to a razor-thin split draw back in 2018.

Now as an 118-pounder, the Tijuana native aims to a shot at the WBC Bantamweight World Title.

A win today over García inches him closer to that golden dream.

Will the more-experienced Santiago emerge victorious today? Or will glory-hungry García derail him?

The show — promoted by Paco Damian — will air live worldwide on streaming service FITE TV PPV ($ 6.99).

Santiago vs García in Bantamweight action today in 🇲🇽 México. May the Best Man Win..!!

Photo courtesy of Paco Presents Boxing 🥊


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