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Dionicius retained the IBF title against Portillo in Villagua

By Nicolás Samuilov
 
International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight world champion, unbeaten Argentinean Débora “La Gurisa” Dionicius, defeated three time world title challenger, Argentinean Marisa “La Nena” Portillo, in a ten round unanimous decision, and defended for the second time her belt, in the main event of an exciting night that will took place on Saturday, at Club Huracán, in Villaguay, Entre Ríos, Argentina, in a presentation promoted by Argentina Boxing Promotions, of Mario Margossian.
 
Dionicius, form Villaguay, Entre Ríos, former South American champ, was much more accurate with her left jab, and hook to the body and right cross to the jaw. With her characteristic speed, the champion got off better in the in fighting against a hard Portillo, who tried to respond with her right cross to the high zone, in the middle rounds. And although the challenger always tried to put her in trouble, “La Gurisa” dominated most of the rounds as a result of her precision and fast combinations, distributing her punches to the body and face. Even more, in some rounds she had the tough challenger in bad conditions. And although it was not enough to finish her, she made much more merits to gain the correct decision, retaining her title for the second time, and received the ovation of the whole crowd, which once again packed the stadium.
 
The judges scored the fight: Alfredo Curi 100-90, Luis Romio 99-91, and Jorge Millicay 98-92, all for Dionicius. For NotiFight,com, the victory was 98-93.
 
In this way, Dionicius, who weighed 113.7 lbs., former South American champ, and Argentine amateur team, defended for the second time the crown she conquered on November 24th., with a boxing lesson over Michelle Preston, from New Zealand, with a wide unanimous decision, and that she the defended with a new brilliant and unanimous decision over Uruguayan Gabriela Bouvier on April 13th. in Paraná, Entre Ríos. Now, the elevates her record to 13 victories (4 KOs), in the same number of fights. Portillo, who weighed 114.8 lbs., ranked IBF #3, who had already disputed three belts in Mexico and Argentina, facing Mexican Ana María Torres, and Argentineans Carolina Duer and Yésica Bopp, always at their backyards, giving good presentations and never being knocked out, remains with 13 victories (2 KOs), 8 defeats and 2 draws.
 
In a 10-round welterweight bout, rising Miguel “La Joya” Barrionuevo (146.6 lbs. and 23-2-2-1 nc, 17 KOs), from Catamarca, by Salta, defeated Diego “El Aguijón” Alzugaray (146.8 lbs. and 26-21-4, 5 KOs), from Santa Fe, by technical knockout in the fifth round, after sending him to the canvass once in the second and three times in the fifth.
 
In a 6-round junior welterweight bout, undefeated heavy puncher Daniel “Cainchi” Aquino (140 lbs. and 9-0, 8 KOs), from Paraná, Entre Ríos, destroyed José “El Majestuoso” Iturria (139.7 lbs. and 5-21-1-3 nc, 1 KO), from Córdoba, by a third round knockout.
 
Finally, in a 6-round junior middleweight bout, undefeated Marcelo “El Terrible” Cóceres (153 lbs. and 6-0-1, 3 KOs), from Villaguay, Entre Ríos, smashed Pablo Roldán (153.2 lbs. and 9-3-1), from Santa Fe, by a first round technical knockout, after sending him to the canvass three times in less than three minutes.
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