Ghana’s Rafael Mensah showed plenty of heart but little else as he was outclassed by Alberto Machado, who retained his WBA world super featherweight title via 12-round unanimous decision.
Puerto Rico’s Alberto ‘Explosivo’ Machado is living a dream during this period in his career.
After going through a complicated negotiation process for his next fight, Alberto ‘El Explosivo’ Machado is already training quietly in Los Angeles, California.
The on, off, on again impending world title fight between Ghana’s Rafael Mensah and Alberto Machado is now tentatively set to take place at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 21 alongside the WBO junior middleweight title fight between Jaime Munguia and Liam Smith.
Ghana’s Rafael Mensah (31-0, 23 KO’s) will fight for the World Boxing Association (WBA) super featherweight world title. The WBA has ordered champion Albert Machado (19-0, 16 KO’s) from Puerto Rico to defend his belt against Mensah, the No. 2 rated WBA super featherweight. A statement by the WBA reads: In the Super Featherweight…