Final evening on the Doubletree Resort in Ontario, CA, Thompson Boxing Promotions hosted their “New Blood” occasion with followers in attendance, a primary for the reason that starting of the pandemic.
Within the 8-round predominant occasion, light-weight slugger, Miguel “El Explosivo” Madueno (26-0, 24 KOs), defeated Jose Luis Rodriguez (25-15-1, 13 KOs), stopping him within the fifth spherical with a barrage of hooks to the top and physique. The stoppage got here after Madueno dropped him earlier within the spherical with the identical kind of punch combo. The referee ended the battle on the 2:46 mark of spherical 5.
“I needed to ship a message to the remainder of the light-weight division by stopping Rodriguez,” mentioned Madueno. “He’s solely been knocked out by a number of guys, so it was very satisfying to get the victory by pounding him out of there. I’m grateful to my promoter Thompson Boxing for preserving me busy all through this pandemic. When my title known as to battle for a world title, I’ll be greater than prepared, my time is coming.”
Within the 8-round co-main occasion, two undefeated tremendous bantamweight prospects collided, as Katsuma Akitsugi (7-0, 1 KO) and Eros Correa (10-1, 7 KOs), went to struggle, with Akitsugi wining a majority choice. Within the early rounds, Correa was touchdown his over hand proper, whereas Akitsugi was making use of strain. After a fair first half of the battle, it was Akitsugi who made the adjustment, and flourished within the closing rounds. Scorecards learn 78-74 twice and 76-76.
“I knew Eros was going to be the hardest battle of my profession, however I had confidence in myself that I’d come out victorious,” acknowledged Akitsugi. “That is the second undefeated fighter that I’ve defeated. I’m hoping with a number of extra fights, I’ll be capable of get ranked or possibly battle for a regional title.”
Within the second battle of the night, Esteban Muñoz (5-1, 3 KOs), defeated Manuel Martinez (6-5-4, 3 KOs), by the use of a primary spherical knockout, in a brilliant light-weight bout scheduled for 4-rounds. Muñoz landed a picture-perfect proper hook to the midsection of Martinez’ physique, sending him to the canvas. Martinez couldn’t get well, and the bout was over on the 1:50 second of the opening spherical.
“I knew the battle was over once I landed that physique shot,” mentioned Esteban Muñoz. “There was lots of energy behind that punch and I used to be glad I acquired the knockout. I’m hoping I can get yet one more battle in by the top of the 12 months, and end 2021 off sturdy.”
Within the opening 4-round tremendous bantamweight bout, Lazaro Vargas of Coachella, Calif (4-0, 2 KO’s), defeated Ulises Rosales (0-5), of Tijuana MX, by the use of a unanimous choice. Vargas was the aggressor all through the battle as he landed lots of energy photographs to the top and physique. To Rosales credit score, he withstood the strain that Vargas was making use of and held on to make it to the ultimate bell in a spirited effort. Scorecards learn 40-36 throughout the board.
“I’m blissful that I acquired the win, and my opponent took lots of punishment,” mentioned Vargas. “I used to be hitting him with lots of large photographs, and he hung in there, so I give him lots of respect for being a warrior. I acquired some good rounds in and now it’s again to the drafting board as I do know I have to enhance in some areas of my recreation. I’m nonetheless studying and I’m getting higher with every battle.”
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