Both undefeated, the Dominican Juan Carlos Payano entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 16-0-0 (8 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.16 bantamweight in the world while his opponent, the 2007 world amateur boxing champion Rau’shee Warren, has an official record of 13-0-0 (4 knockouts) and he entered as the No.65 in the same weight class. Payano won the WBA Super World Bw title in his last bout, against Anselmo Moreno (=Moreno vs Payano) while Warren defeated Javier Gallo in a non-title bout. Payano vs Warren is valid for the WBA and vacant IBO World bantamweight titles. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida, USA
Division: bantamweight (118 lbs, 53.5 kg)
Title: WBA and vacant IBO World bantamweight titles
Payano’s previous fight: Anselmo Moreno vs Juan Carlos Payano
Their next fight: Juan Carlos Payano vs Rau’shee Warren 2