Filipina Gretchen Abaniel to challenge Zong Ju Cai for the IBF World female minimumweight title


Current Filipina Women's International Boxing Association World minimumweight champion Gretchen Abaniel is set to face the current IBF World female minimumweight champion from China, Zong Ju Cai.

Gretchen Abaniel is a 31 years old boxer from Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines. She handled a record consisting of 17W(6KO)-8L.

She won her Women's International Boxing Association World minimumweight title last year after she defeated the Thailander Saowaluk Nareepangsri in Australia.

On the other hand, Zong Ju Cai is a 25 years old Chinese with a record of 9W(1KO)-1L.

She is currently ranked no. 2 in the world in the women's minimumweight division.

Zong Ju Cai won her last fight against Etsuko Tada via split decision to grab the IBF world minimumweight title.

Zong Ju Cai vs Gretchen Abaniel will be held in Shenzhen, China on July 12th.