Marlen Esparza Defends her NABO Flyweight Championship Against Sonia Osorio on Thursday

2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist and current WBO NABO Flyweight Champion Marlen Esparza (6-0, 1 KO) of Houston, TX, takes on Mexico’s Sonia Osorio (13-6-1, 3 KOs) in her first title defense on July 18.Thursday Night Fights.

Esparza claimed the NABO belt in April with a shutout Decision win over Jhosep Vizcaino at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, CA after giving birth to her son.

On Thursday, Esparza returns to the same venue to square off with the current Mexico Flyweight Champion, Osorio.

Osorio is riding a three bout winning streak since dropping a decision to Esparza’s Golden Boy stablemate, Seniesa Estrada.

Photo by Tom Hogan