Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Daniel Ponce de Leon Blanks Joksan Hernandez Over Ten - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
 Boxing Articles
 Boxing Interviews
 Breaking News
 Boxing Press Releases
 Boxing Results
 World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  11/16/2013       Read more by Jake Donovan         
   
Daniel Ponce de Leon Blanks Joksan Hernandez Over Ten
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

By Jake Donovan

Daniel Ponce de Leon returned to the win column, but even in taking every round still looked sluggish in scoring a 10-round decision over Joksan Hernandez in Cancun, Mexico.

Scores were 100-89 across the board in their Fox Deportes-televised main event.

Ponce de Leon was fighting for the first time since his humbling knockout loss to Abner Mares this past May, which ended a brief stay as featherweight titlist. Moving up in weight, the former two-division titlist was expected to roll through Hernandez, known for action fights but also not boasting the greatest punch resistance.

While the final scores were relatively accurate, the margin exceeded the level of dominance (or lack thereof) by Ponce de Leon. The southpaw knockout artist looked like he hadn't properly grown into the new weight class, pushing a lot of his punches and coming slower than normal.

Fortunately for the 33-year old, Hernandez was never a threat to spoil the party. As a result, Ponce de Leon picks up his first win since shocking Jhonny Gonzalez in a title-lifting effort last September. The win advances his record to 45-5 (35KO), though doesn't necessarily enhance the perception that a title in a third weight class is in the cards.

Hernandez suffers his fourth loss within the span of seven fights (2-4-1 over that stretch) as he falls to 23-6-1 (15KO).

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

Tags: Daniel Ponce De Leon , Golden Boy Promotions



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (0) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Photos: Golovkin Trains Through...
  Photos: Amir Khan Creates Media...
  Photos: Ricky Hatton Helps The ...
  Photo: Rigondeaux, Amagasa Fina...
  Photos: Kovalev, Pascal Go Face...
  Photo: Omar Narvaez Hits Japan ...
  Daud Yordan Simply Too Much For...
  Paulus Moses, Paulus Ambunda Pr...
  Mayorga Stops Saralegui In Four...
  Vasquez Batters Yeyo Thompson; ...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.