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Ava Knight Shocks Mariana Juarez, Wins WBC Title

By Miguel Rivera

Top flyweight Ava "Lady of Boxing" Knight (10-1-3, 5KOs) won the Diamond Belt of the World Boxing Council (WBC, for its acronym in English) with a ten unanimous decision over Mariana "La Barbie" Juarez (35-6-3, 16KOs) at the Palace of Sports in Mexico City.  Knight controlled the action with hard hooks to the head and the body from the first round, as she looked to overwhelm Juarez. The scores were 97-93, 97-93 and 96-94).

Miguel "Mickey" Roman and Dante "Crazy" Jardon battled for twelve rounds of action in their rematch, this time around it was Jardon who got the nod with scores of 109-117, 107-119 and 106-118 - avenging a split decision loss from earlier this year.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by elgranluchadore on 10-14-2012

no shock at all, i predicted ava would win in another thread juazrez has had a long career and looked to be slowing down, it was kind of pathetic how they paraded her around the ring like if she had…

Comment by vacon04 on 10-14-2012

Good fight, Barbie had a terrible strategy and that's why she lost. It would be nice to see a rematch in the USA.

Comment by DAN916 on 10-14-2012

Congratulations Ava... its sad these girls work so hard and get no credit.

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