July 24, 2024
Tonight: Matias Vs. Ponce – Live Results

The really hard-hitting gentle welterweight contenders Subriel Matias & Jeremias Ponce satisfy tonight in the 12 round major function to battle it out for the vacant IBF 140-lb title on Showtime at The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The major part of the Matias vs. Ponce card begins at 9 pm ET on Showtime.

Boxing 247 will provide live updates & benefits below for the Matias-Ponce card.

Welterweight fringe contender Jamal James (28-2, 12 KOs) defeated Alberto Palmetta (18-2, 13 KOs) by a competitive 10 spherical unanimous conclusion in the main support bout.

The scores have been

Each fighters were being hurt in the contest, but James was capable to challenging it out with his entire body abilities and operate amount.

Mild welterweight Elvis Rodriguez (14-1-1, 12 KOs) pounded out a surprisingly close 10 round vast majority conclusion in excess of Joseph Adorno (17-2-2, 14 KOs).

Rodriguez started off sluggish in the 1st five rounds but arrived on in the seventh to drop Adorno with a remaining hand. In the tenth, Rodriguez knocked Adorno down a 2nd time but could not complete the task. The scores had been 95-93, 97-71, and 94-94.

Welterweight Ve Shawn Owens (14-3, 12 KOs) outworked Kudratillo Abdukakhorov (18-2, 10 KOs), beating him by a a person-sided 10 spherical unanimous final decision. The judges scored it 98-92, 99-91, and 97-93.

Abdukakhorov was on his bicycle by means of the overall 2nd fifty percent of the struggle, attempting to escape the constant pressure that Owens was placing on him.

The energy of Owens was not what bothered Abdukakhorov. It was the nonstop punches and assaults that appeared to use him down. Owens experienced been soundly crushed by Alberto Puello in his final fight in 2021.

Unheralded welterweight Willie Jones (9-2, 6 KOs) pulled off a big upset, halting prospect Derrick Jackson (10-1, 5 KOs) by a initially spherical knockout following catching him with a large left to the head.

The 31-yr-previous Jones caught Jackson with the great shot to fall him challenging. The referee quickly halted the contest owing to Jackson staying poorly hurt. The finish arrived at 1:40 of the very first.

In other action on the card, gentle welterweight prospect Mikkel Spencer (3-, 2 KOs) wrecked Margarito Hernandez (3-5-1, KOs) by a initial round knockout. The contest was halted at 2:18.

Matias (18-1, 18 KOs) is promptly building up a big fanbase adhering to his latest wars in opposition to Petros Ananyan, Batyrzhan Jukembayev, Malik Hawkins, and Petros Ananyan.

Matias vs. Ponce begin time

Subrian Matias and Jeremias Ponce combat card starts at 9:00 p.m. ET on Showtime Championship Boxing.

The Puerto Rican indigenous Matias has been as opposed to Artur Gatti thanks to his brawling fighting model and his nonstop punching. Matias has outstanding cardio, an fantastic chin, and terrific courage. He actually does not halt punching, which forces his opponents to test and match him punch for punch.

Tonight, we’ll find out if the Argentinian Ponce can stay in there with Matias in a war of attrition. Where by Ponce is a minor different from the men that Matias has been facing is that he’s a entire body puncher and one particular of the finest at 140.

Matias is heading to have to confirm that he can consider entire body pictures from Ponce tonight if he wants to acquire since this isn’t likely to be just one of his usual fights in which he’s he’s fortunately having headshots like it is candy.

Tonight, it’ll be a different tale mainly because Ponce prefers to throw to the entire body, and with the way he targets it, he would make it practically not possible to get by way of an overall struggle with no likely down at the very least as soon as.

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The lengthy-armed Ponce, who is related to Antonio Margarito with his create, electricity & emphasis on physique punching, will be concentrating on Matias’  midsection the complete time.

Ponce set his identify on the map with his tenth spherical physique shot stoppage win about Lewis Ritson in June 2021 in Newcastle. Since that victory, Ponce has knocked out Michel Marcano and Achiko Odikadze.

If Matias usually takes it to the within, he’s nevertheless likely to be acquiring hit to the physique since Ponce doesn’t stop throwing to the midsection, even in shut, and he’s equipped to crank out power.

Mattias vs. Ponce card

Subriel Matias vs. Jeremias Ponce
Jamal James vs. Alberto Palmetta
Elvis Rodriguez vs. Joseph Adorno
Kudratillo Abdukakhorov vs. VeShawn Owens
Derrick Jackson vs. Willie Jones
Mickel Spencer vs. Margarito Hernandez