Marcos “Chino” Maidana and Jorge “Acero” Cali square off in a six-round boxing match at Tecnópolis Argentina. The contest billed as “El Gran Desafio” is scheduled for six rounds at 85 kg catchweight.
Marcos “El Chino” Maidana is a former two-division WBA world champion, super lightweight and welterweight. He was last seen in action in September 2014, when he dropped a unanimous decision against Floyd Mayweather in the rematch, after suffering the defeat by majority decision in their first fight a few months earlier. Prior to that the 36-year-old Argentinian boxing icon was riding the four-fight win streak, including the win by unanimous decision against Adrien Broner, and three stoppage victories against Josesito Lopez, Martin Angel Martinez and Jesus Soto Karaas.
Jorge “Acero” Cali is a former WKN super cruiserweight champion. His resume includes three successful title defenses, including the victories against Abderahim Benazzizi, Adul Ranmhemavo, Ademar Correa, among others. He has also competed in MMA.
Marcos Maidana vs Jorge Cali – catchweight, 6 rounds