Jaime Munguia comes of age and David Benavidez is a threat


A mature and managed displaying from Jaime Munguia an excessive amount of for the sometimes plucky Gabriel Rosado, writes Eric Armit in his common worldwide round-up



ENRICO KOELLING, 28-4 (9), revived his profession with victory over LEON HARTH, 20-4 (13). Koelling went forward early and then held off a late cost from Harth to take a deserved majority choice that ought to have been unanimous. Two judges went for Koelling by 96-94 and third scored it 95-95.


Super-flyweight “The Little Lulu” LOURDES JUAREZ, 33-2,1NC (4), improved her present unbeaten run to 30 fights as she outpointed LUZ ELENA AGUILAR, 7-3-1 (1), with scores of 99-91 twice and 98-92.



Impressive efficiency from JAIME MUNGUIA, 38-0 (33), as outscores skilled GABRIEL ROSADO, 26-14-1,1NC (15). Munguia set a quick tempo, outboxing Rosado in a present of higher maturity. He was connecting with left jabs and sweeping hooks to go and physique from each arms. Rosado jabbed properly and was all the time in search of a gap for his harmful proper. Munguia’s punch output allowed him to ascertain an early lead however Rosado was discovering the goal with energy punches to go and physique. Munguia had Rosado rocking within the fourth and the fierce exchanges continued over the fifth and sixth with each touchdown cracking punches, Rosado this time rocking Munguia with a proper. Rosado was nonetheless in a position to maintain it a shut combat with some crisp counters however steadily the physique punches of Munguia and the youthful fighter’s work-rate proved an excessive amount of for the tiring Rosado. Munguia prolonged the hole within the factors by sweeping the final three rounds. The judges scored it 119-109, 118-110 and 117-111 for Munguia as he continues his marketing campaign for a shot on the middleweight title. In a feminine combat at flyweight ARELY MUCINO, 30-3-2,1NC (10), climbed off the ground within the ninth to win a break up verdict over JACKY CLAVO, 14-7-2 (1), at 96-93 twice for Mucino and 96-93 for Calvo. Middleweight MIDDLE D’MITRIUS BALLARD, 21-0-1, 2ND (13), overcame a sluggish begin to outpoint PAUL VALENZUELA, 26-9 (17), with all three judges scoring it 98-92 for Ballard. Lightweight WILLIAM ZEPEDA, 24-0 (22), seemed spectacular as he handed out extreme punishment to helpful JOHN VINCENT MORALDE, 24-5 (13), with the Filipino turning away from the motion within the fourth in give up. Welterweight ALEXIS ROCHA, 18-1 (12), halted JEOVANIS BARRAZA, 23-21 (15), within the ninth spherical.


DAVID BENAVIDEZ, 25-0 (22), the quantity one-ranked super-middleweight behind champion Canelo Alvarez, bludgeoned KYRONE DAVIS, 16-3-1 (6), to defeat in seven rounds. Davis spent the primary two rounds circling the perimeter of the ring with Benavidez looking him down and touchdown burst of punches when he was in a position to lure Davis in opposition to the ropes. From the third Davis stood and traded extra however paid for that as Benavidez was in a position to land savage pictures to go and physique via the fourth and fifth. In a kamikaze-type method Davis attacked strongly in the beginning of the sixth however Benavidez noticed out the storm, and then launched a torrent of punches that had Davis reeling alongside the ropes on the bell. Davis got here out for the seventh however when Benavidez had him stumbling beneath heavy fireplace, the towel got here in from Davis’ nook. Benavidez’s elder brother JOSE BENAVIDEZ, 27-1-1 (18), was fortunate to flee with a draw in opposition to Argentinian FRANCISCO TORRES, 17-3-1 (5), with two judges scoring it 95-95 and the third having Benavidez in entrance 96-94. Featherweight KEENAN CARBAJAL, 23-2-1 (14), the nephew of Hall of Fame inductee Mike Carbajal, halted JOSEAN BONILLA, 12-7-2 (9), for his 18th win in a row.


Local fighter DINA THORSLUND, 17-0 (6), was massively spectacular as she put ZULINA MUNOZ, 53-4-2 (30), down and out with a physique punch within the seventh spherical. Munoz had been 48-1-2 in the beginning of her profession. Danish super-middleweight prospect JACOB BANK, 5-0 (2), dominated his combat with Finn AKU KANNINEN, 9-1-1 (2), who retired after the seventh spherical.


In a conflict of former French light-heavyweight champions, KEVIN COJEAN, 27-10-2 (9), got here from behind to ground HUGO KASPERSKI, 34-11-1 (22), within the sixth and cease him within the seventh to win the vacant nationwide title. Former kickboxing champion NICOLAS WAMBA, 8-0 (3), decisioned KARIM BERREDJEM, 10-8 (3), on scores of 98-92 on the three playing cards to retain the nationwide heavyweight title.


Cuban cruiserweight MIKE PEREZ, 26-3-1 (17), continued his comeback as he relentlessly broke down Argentinian JOSE ULRICH, 17-5,1NC (6), with the referee stopping the combat within the sixth spherical. Argentinian light-flyweight AUGUSTIN GAUTO, 17-0 (12), impressed in his first combat in Europe as he floored JABA MEMISHISHI, 8-16 (1), three time for a first spherical stoppage. Former Commonwealth heavyweight champion LENROY THOMAS, 24-5-1 (12), scored a win over Argentinian MARCOS AUMADA, 21-11 (16), with the referee stopping the messy match within the fourth.

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