Calderon Says Right Arm Damaged in Fuentes Defeat
By Jhonny Gonzalez
Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico - Mexico's Moises Fuentes successfully defended his 105-pound WBO title with a fifth round TKO over Puerto Rican veteran Ivan "Iron Boy" Calderon.
The Puerto Rican icon controlled the first three rounds with his boxing ability. In the fourth was when Fuentes (16-1, 8 KOs) captured Calderon (35-3-1, 6 KOs) in the corner and battered him with punches. In the fifth Fuentes continued to punish Calderon, scoring several knockdowns before Calderon stayed down for the full count of ten and the fight was waved off at 1:22 of the fifth.
Prior to the final knockdown, Calderon was shaking his right arm and following the loss he confirmed the right arm was injured from a punch landed by Fuentes. Calderon plans to discuss the future of his career with his family.
"Fuentes is a tall opponent, strong and he dominated me in the end. My right arm went out from a punch that he caught me with. I have no excuses but I couldn't use it any more. Now I'm going to sit with my wife and family discuss my future," Calderon said.
Calderon's been done since the 1st Segura bout...this was a cash gift send-away from the WBO...Comment by Frank Ducketts on 10-07-2012
[QUOTE=boricuajr23;12586465]I too think he should retire as his legs are just not there anymore but not sure how he is embarassing PR.[/QUOTE] He isn't embarrassing Puerto Rico. He's just another fighter who doesn't want to give up the lime light.…Comment by boricuajr23 on 10-07-2012
[QUOTE=Hyper Knuckles;12586432]You're done son. You're done. You had a great run but your family is waiting on you, don't embarrass PR more than you already have.[/QUOTE] I too think he should retire as his legs are just not there anymore…Comment by Hyper Knuckles on 10-07-2012
You're done son. You're done. You had a great run but your family is waiting on you, don't embarrass PR more than you already have.Comment by larryusa on 10-07-2012
[QUOTE=budfr;12585654]You will be remembered as a good.athlete, a hugger, a runner, and a coward. With the punch of a 10 year old girl and the heart of a french poodle. Iván do us a favor and retire already!!!![/QUOTE] what the…Post a Comment - View More User Comments (11)