Bahian boxer Robson Conseco appeared 15th in the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super featherweight category (up to 58.97 kg) in Thursday’s update (22). This is the first time that the 32-year-old Brazil appears in the world rankings since he turned professional after winning a gold medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Robson Conciaco’s appearance in the WBO Top-15 came after a win over Mexican Juan Antonio Ahumada, past 10, in Tulsa (United States). It was Brazil’s 16th victory as a professional, finishing eighth from the knockout. He downed his opponent in the beginning of the seventh round.
“My time has come! Let’s adjust workouts, make plans.” Fight camp [período de treinos] In the United States and placed on a show “, observed Robson in a statement through the press office Agency brazil.
After fighting in Tulsa and returning to Brazil, Robson took a 15-day leave and began training the following Tuesday (27). The Bahian awaits Top Rank, a company that promotes a boxing event in Las Vegas (United States) to decide the next fight, which is scheduled to take place in August. American Shakur Stevenson is the leader of the male ranking of super-wings on the WBO. The defending champion of the men’s class is also from the United States: Gemal Herring.
Two other Brazilians appear in the top-15 of their respective weights in the WBO rankings. Espírito Santo Esquiva Falco is the third middleweight (up to 72.58 kg), while Santa Catarina Patrick Teixera is the sixth middleweight (up to 69.85 kg). The latter held the category belt until February, when he overtook Argentine Brian Castano.