Boxer Hanna Gabriel to defend her title in Costa Rica’s Estadio Nacional

February 1, 2011

Hanna Gabriel will defend her title at the new Estadio Nacional in west San José on March, 31. Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz, president of Sampson Boxing LLC, made the announcement today. Gabriel will fight to maintain her World Boxing Organization’s (WBO) junior middleweight title (154 lbs). Her opponent will be named at a later date.

Seven bouts will take place during the event. Tickets go on sale Feb. 18, and will cost between ¢5,200 and ¢52,000.

Gabriel, 27, last fought on Jan. 9, knocking out rival Melisenda Pérez from the U.S. with only 58 seconds to spare in the final round in Uruguay. Her record stands at 12-0-1, 7 KO’s and is 1-0 as the undisputed WBO junior middleweight champion.

You may be interested

Response to disaster: aid successes, struggles in post-Maria Puerto Rico
Weather
247 views
Weather
247 views

Response to disaster: aid successes, struggles in post-Maria Puerto Rico

John McPhaul - December 13, 2017

As Costa Rica joins many other nations in looking back upon the horrendous 2017 hurricane season, longtime Tico Times contributor…

Looking back at Hurricane Maria: the initial impact
Weather
1431 views
Weather
1431 views

Looking back at Hurricane Maria: the initial impact

John McPhaul - December 12, 2017

As Costa Rica joins many other nations in looking back upon the devastating 2017 hurricane season, longtime Tico Times contributor…

Cold front claims fourth victim in Costa Rica
Weather
4061 views
Weather
4061 views

Cold front claims fourth victim in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - December 12, 2017

High winds claimed the life of a fourth victim in Costa Rica as the cold front that has been moving…