Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Adrian Estrella Shines In Knockout of Jose Maxian

By Jake Donovan

It wasn't even close to the most significant fight of the night featuring fighters of Mexican and Filipino descent. That never stopped Adrian Estrella from living up to his name, shining like a star in stopping Jose Maxian of the Philippines in the third round of their super featherweight bout Saturday evening in Monterrey, Mexico.

Word must've not made its way south of the border of the blockbuster event taking place at the same time in Macua. More than 5,000 fans poured into Arena Solidaridad in Monterrey to lend their support to the unbeaten Estrella, who didn't disappoint in his Televisa-televised headliner.

In just three years as a pro, Estrella has scored knockouts in a variety of ways, but with every fight ending the same - with all of his opponents failing to hear the final bell. The same played out for Maxian, who was overwhelmed from the start and never a match for the power-punching prospect.

The ending came in round three and in violent fashion. A left hook crashed down on Maxian's chin, putting him down for the full ten count.

Estrella improves to 15-0 (15KO), with the win capping a brilliant 2013 campaign that saw the free-swinging prospect score six knockouts in as many fights.

Maxian falls to 9-3 (7KO) with the loss, snapping a modest two-fight win streak. The bout marked his first trip outside of Asia.

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of Boxingscene.com, as well as a member of Transnational Boxing Ratings Board, Yahoo Boxing Ratings Panel and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox

Tags: Adrian Estrella image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Luis Nery Leaves For Japan, Vows To Knock Yamanaka Out Promoter: Superfly encore will pick up where 'Chocolatito' left off Arum: Pacquiao-Matthysse Can Happen Later, But Not in April Mariana Juarez Continues Run, Retains WBC Belt in Mexico City Chocolatito's Manager Firm on May Return, Rules Out Nietes Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz - The Ball is Already Rolling Linares: I'm Confident That I Can Beat Lomachenko! Juan Francisco Estrada Will Aim To Knock Sor Rungvisai Out Arum: I Really Think Joshua's Chin is Suspect, Parker Could KO Him Ricardo Mayorga Hits Texas To Begin Camp For April Return Kell Brook Admits He Hit 'Rock Bottom' After Spence, GGG Losses Eubank Sr. To Eubank Jr. - The Decision Was The Right Decision Imre Szello Got Revenge on Denis Grachev in Hungary George Groves: Eubank Jr. Should Try Something Else, or Perform WBC Welterweight Tournament - Eight Fighters Announced Frank Warren is Eager To Do Billy Joe Saunders vs. George Groves Daigo Higa, Ken Shiro Title Bouts Added To Murata-Blandamura Bellew Urges Eubank Jr. To Make Big Changes After Groves Loss Humberto Velazco With Big KO Win Over Thomas Williams Jr. Weekend Review: Groves Proves His Level, Eubank Jr. Sinks Bivol Believes Barrera's Reason for Picking Him Over Kovalev Porter To Thurman: You Ran in Our Fight & You're Still Running! Garcia on Spence: I Don’t Duck Nobody; It'll Eventually Happen George Groves vs. Chris Eubank Jr. - Afterthoughts Shane McGuigan: Eubank Jr. Must Reassess, Get Rid Of Cowboys BBBofC Round-Up: Wale, Dickens, Ward, Benn, Selby, More Chris Eubank Jr. Would Consider Returning To Middleweight Teofimo Lopez To Return on Crawford-Horn Undercard Arum Explains Why Lomachenko-Linares Being on HBO is a 'Waste' Callum Smith Expects Braehmer To Present Some Problems George Groves - The Emotion and The Logic Danny Garcia: I Want Thurman, It's On Him, Whenever He's Ready McGregor Trolls Mayweather Over Failed Bid To Lure Him To UFC Ugas Motivated To Shock Experts, Topple Errol Spence For IBF Belt Video: Jermell Charlo Talks 154 Division, Andrade, Lubin, More Alberto Machado vs. Rafael Mensah Purse Bid Set For March 2 Alexander: I Absolutley Beat Victor Ortiz - I Gave Him Three Rounds Groves May Request New WBSS Date if Injury Needs Time To Heal William Silva Tops Card on March 3 in Clearwater, Florida Video: Paulie Malignaggi Breaks Down Garcia's Win Over Rios
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement