Daniela “La Leona” Asenjo, the current IBO super flyweight world champion, is seeking funding to defend her world title won in France.
In June of this year, Daniela “Leona” Asenjo was crowned the Super Flyweight World Champion. French International Boxing Organization (IBO)after defeating the American, Case Morton, on points.
But from the joy of victory in Paris he moved into uncertainty. In a conversation with BioBioChile, “Lioness” revealed: He only has until December to defend his world belt.
Nevertheless, lack of sponsors I question the development of this conflict. I’ve raised some money, but I’m still far from the amount I can afford to fight in my hometown.
“The municipality of Valdivia has approached with the intention of partially funding this title , because it is expensive and we do not have the funds to pay the full price. Nevertheless, Having a stable flat is a significant amount We will begin working on the search for a private sponsor,” added the National Boxer.
“The truth is that so far private companies have not approached but we have already started searching for sponsors for the event,” he elaborated with concern.
“In the case of the Ministry of Sports, they funded a training camp I recently went to in September in Mexico,” he explained of his preparations to face this important challenge.
Record that he received several offers to organize battles abroad. But she wants to defend her trophy in Valdivia the city that saw her grow up and take her first steps.
If “Leona” Asenjo cannot obtain economic resources to manage the battle, could be robbed of her world title .