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Arce vs Vazquez a Draw at The Time of The Stoppage

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Former champion Jorge Arce continued Mexico's run over Puerto Rico, when he recovered from a fourth round knockdown and came back to stop previously undefeated Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. in the twelfth round to capture the WBO super bantamweight title.

At the time of the stoppage, most ringside media had Vazquez ahead on points. Not the official judges. Two judges had the fight scored a 104-104 draw, while a third had Arce ahead by five points - 107-102.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Malius on 05-08-2011

Arce is a true pro and knew it was close coming inot the last two round even said ti himself. He finished strong and WV2 had nothing much left, both phsyically and mentally. Although in the replay he wasn't getting…

Comment by Eladio-Mor on 05-08-2011

Props to Arce props to mexico was the best fight pure action both guys giving there all. this was a battle of youth vs experience PR vs MX good battle keep them comming

Comment by dnut17 on 05-08-2011

[QUOTE=Mikie;10496889]Arce's pressure approach plays right into Nonito's hands.[/QUOTE] Nonito beats everyone at 118 and 122 easy. He should take a belt at 122 and hunt down Juanma and Gamboa at 126-130. Nonito and Sergio Martinez are the true top p4p…

Comment by bc2780 on 05-08-2011

I give WV2 credit..the kid had no amateur background and stepped in the ring with a seasoned veteran..he sti has much to learn but has a bright future ahead of him. He'll learn from this loss and become a Champion…

Comment by Carlos Alberto on 05-08-2011

[QUOTE=Cuauhtémoc1502;10497766]No he's won 4, not exactly sure what weights but they were talking about that in the promo to the fight. I am still shocked, I didn't give Arce a chance.[/QUOTE] Nah, he's won three. One at 108, a fake…

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