By Ken Hissner: At the Park Theater, Las Vegas, Nevada, Saturday, in excess of Showtime, Tom Brown (TGB Promotions), in the Primary Event WBC Globe Super Bantamweight winner Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa dropped a vast majority conclusion to WBO Earth Super Bantamweight champion Stephen “Cool Boy Steph” Fulton.
In the co-feature Raeese “The Beast,” Aleem gained by the vast majority final decision about Eduardo “El Gemelo” Baez more than ten rounds.
In the Key Event Unification bout WBC Tremendous Bantamweight Environment champion Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa, 22–1 (17), #121 ¾, of Weslaco, Texas, WBO Environment Super Bantamweight champion “Cool Boy Steph” Stephen Fulton, 19- (8), #121 ¾, of Philadelphia, PA.
In the initial two rounds, Figueroa was all above Fulton, who countered ideal he could whilst from the ropes. In the third round, Fulton experienced Figueroa on the ropes for the very first two minutes in advance of returning against the ropes. Fulton landed a excellent appropriate uppercut on the chin, rocking Figueroa. Figueroa switched to southpaw and again all through.
In the fourth spherical, Figueroa all over again smothered Fulton, not allowing for him to use his hand pace. He leans on Fulton with out warning from referee Russell Mora. In the fifth round, Figueroa applied a fantastic overall body assault just after obtaining rocked in the beginning with a Fulton left on the chin. In the sixth spherical, Figueroa ongoing getting the greatest of Fulton, who is battling Figueroa’s combat instead of boxing a lot more.
In the seventh round, Figueroa takes advantage of his elbows and whatsoever it requires towards Fulton. In the eighth spherical, Fulton lands uppercuts properly although towards the ropes. In the last moment, Figueroa took around, having Fulton towards the ropes. In the ninth round, Fulton did very well, substantially much better with entire body shots as Figueroa dragged Fulton throughout the ring without having warning.
In the tenth spherical, the clinching continued building it not a crowd-pleaser like the ring commentators have it. Figueroa landed much more punches owning Fulton in trouble in the last minute. In the eleventh round, Fulton at last began applying his jab, setting up his rights for the 1st two minutes. Figueroa arrived on in the ultimate minute.
In the twelfth and remaining round, Figueroa dominated, landing to the head and overall body, putting on Fulton down.
Scores ended up 114-114, 116-112 2 times Fulton with this writer 116-112 Figueroa.
Fulton started thanking God when Figueroa arrived above, starting problems saying he gained. Fulton held indicating it was a shut combat. Bad concept, acquiring equally interviewed at the same time by Jim Grey.
In the co-attribute, WBA No. 1 ranked Tremendous Bantamweight Raeese “The Beast” Aleem, 19- (12), #121 ¾, of Las Vegas, NV, won a bulk conclusion above Mexico’s Eduardo “El Gemelo” Baez, 20-2-2 (7), #121 ½, of Calexico, CA, over ten rounds.
In the to start with spherical through the fifth rounds, Aleem experienced the edge of getting the a lot more aggressive. In the sixth as a result of the tenth, Baez arrived back very well, but it fell short in the conclude.
Scores had been 95-95, 98-92, and 96-94, with this writer 97-93.
Bantamweight WBA No. 2 rated Gary Antonio Russell, 19- (12), #117 ½ of Capitol Heights, MD, won a bulk selection above WBC No. 5 ranked Alexandro “Peque” Santiago, 24-4-5 (13), #118, of Tijuana, Baja California, MEX, more than ten thrilling rounds.
In the 1st 3 rounds, it was all Russell working with a very good jab and proper hooks on occasion. In the fourth via the sixth rounds, Santiago applied a superior physique assault to choose the spherical, acquiring Russell versus the ropes for the most element. Russell has slipped to the canvas a lot of instances.
In the seventh spherical, a very low blow from Santiago through a system attack gave Russell many minutes to get well. Santiago ongoing using the round from Russell, owning him on the defense from the ropes. I
n the eighth spherical, Santiago smothered Russell keeping him on the ropes in a close round. In the eighth spherical, Santiago continued on the assault with Russell clinching and only countering on instances.
In the ninth spherical, Santiago drew blood from the nose of Russell. In the tenth and closing spherical, it went down the wire again and forth, with Russell landing a solid left in the last seconds, rocking Santiago. The Referee was Allen Huggins.
Scores have been 95-95 and 96-94 two times
Tremendous Light-weight “Prince Rock” Rock Dodler Myrthil, 17- (13), #143 ¼, of Haiti and L.A., CA, Kevin Johnson, 9-2 (5), #143 ¼, of Las Vegas, NV, ten rounds.