June 20, 2024
Out-weighed heavyweight giant dropped in split decision scramble

Heavyweight giant Antonio Mireles will encounter concern marks above his environment title credentials after a closely fought clash from a a great deal bulkier opponent.

“El Gigante” moved to 7-, with 6 KOs just after becoming taken the length for the to start with time in his career. He defeated the 56-pound heavier Patrick Mailata by way of a 6-round split decision, but there will be an inquest.

Mailata dropped the six-foot-nine-inch Mireles in the third round right after a proper hand to the temple wobbled him. Nonetheless, the native of Des Moines, Iowa, recovered.

Mireles rebounded in the later rounds, landing pictures from a distance.

Heavyweight scramble

Following finishing the combat, just one choose scored 57-56 for Mailata. The other two rendered identical scores of 57-56 for Mireles in a scrambled triumph that could have gone both way.

Prime Rank CEO Bob Arum tipped Mireles as a planet championship contender in the coming many years. For that prediction to come accurate, Mireles will require to present considerably a lot more in the long run.

In even more motion, lightweight Raymond “Danger” Muratalla (17-, 14 KOs) overcame an early knockdown to cease Humberto Galindo (14-3-1, 11 KOs) by way of knockout in the ninth round.

In the opening spherical, Galindo landed a two-punch mix that floored Muratalla. Nevertheless, the indigenous of Fontana, California, acquired back again up to fall Galindo in the fourth round with a entire body shot.

Galindo recovered, but Muratalla took above, stopping him with yet another shot to the physique.

Lightweight Charlie Sheehy (6-, 4 KOs) of Brisbane, California, defeated Angel Rebollar (6-2, 3 KOs) by way of a six-round unanimous decision.

Rebollar fought aggressively in every single round, but Sheehy’s footwork and a person-two mixtures were being far too a lot for the Los Angeles native to defeat.

Scores read 58-56 and 60-54 two times for victor Sheehy.

Other results

At light flyweight, Jessie James Guerrero (3–2, 3 KOs), the fighting nephew of former environment champion Robert Guerrero, was held to a four-round majority draw versus fellow California indigenous Eduardo Alvarez (-2-1).

The judges scored the motion-packed combat 40-36 Guerrero and 38-38-2x.

In the tremendous light-weight division, Ricardo Ruvalcaba (8–1, 7 KOs) manufactured quick function of Marco Antonio Cardenas (9-8-1, 4 KOs). He stopped the Oregon indigenous with a still left hook to the human body in the opening spherical.

Ruvalcaba, from Ventura, California, has won 3 straight by KO. Time of stoppage: 2:59.

Ultimately, Subaru Murata (4-, 4 KOs) scored a initial-round stoppage over Jose Negrete (2-2, 2 KOs).

The southpaw Murata dropped Negrete with a straight remaining hand. Additionally, Negrete rose to his feet on weak legs, and referee Ron Scott Stevens waved it off.

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