Results from Vega Baja, Puerto Rico – ‘DIRECTV Boxing Nights’
At the Moises Navedo Coliseum in Vega Baja, in the maint event, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 9-0, 5 KO’s ) defeated Felix ‘La Ardilla’ Perez ( 8-5 , 3 KO’s ) by unanimous decision
From the start, Rodriguez was able to establish the pace, connecting accurate combinations to the face and body of Pérez , who was active throughout the fight, but without success for the effective defense of Rodríguez. The judges scored 80-72, 80-72 and 78-74.
“I followed the game plan as always. Perez is strong, and has faced good prospects. I did not feel his power. In this fight I was a little more aggressive, and the results speaks for himself ” said an excited ‘Manny’ Rodriguez.
In a thrilling encounter, Carlos ‘Macho ‘ Lopez ( 4-1-1 , 3 KO’s – 160lbs ) defeated by unanimous decision over Jonathan Garcia (3-8, 1 KO’s ). The judges scored 40-36, 39-37 and 38-38
At 108 pounds and six rounds, Pedro Ortiz ( 3-2-1 ) defeated by unanimous Alexis Diaz ( 0-5-1 ) decision. The judges scored 60-54, 60-54 and 59-55 .
Milton ‘El Santo’ Santiago (4-0, 3 KO’s – 135lbs ) won by TKO in the first round over Luis Ortiz ( 0-5 ).
At 135 pounds, Juvenal Ramos ( 1-0, 1 KO ) won by TKO in the second round over Jose Cortes (0-4).
In the heavyweights, Kevin Nunez (1-0, 1 KO ) defeated Miguel Sanchez ( 0-1 )by TKO in the third.
At 154 pounds, Jelame Garcia (1-0, 1 KO ) defeated Eduardo Torres ( 0-1 ) by TKO in the second round.
Event promoted by M & V Power Promotionns in collaboration with Fresh Boxing.
Photos by Esdel Palermo / Fresh Boxing.