Adela Celeste del Carmen Peralta, 139 ¼, (8-0, 1 KO) will battle Ana Laura Esteche, 138 ¼, (11-4-3, 2 KOs) for the WBA, WBO, and IBF World female super-lightweight titles. Peralta holds the WBO and IBF straps and Esteche has placed her WBA title on the line.
Esteche won the WBA title in January 2014 with an upset victory over Monica Acosta. Since she has defended the title twice battling to ten-round draws with Svetlana Kulakova and Farida El Hadrati.
In a non-title fight, Peralta won an eight-round, majority-decision over Esteche in July 2015. Esteche is (2-2-2) in her last six matches although she’s faced first-rate competition.
In May, Peralta won the IBF and WBO titles with a ten-round pounding of former champion IBF World female super-lightweight titleholder Marisa Gabriela Nunez. Esteche knocked Nunez down twice in the fight and looked the part of a champion.
Prediction: Peralta UD-10 Esteche