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Dyah Davis Upsets Marcus Johnson, Arroyo Wins Close

By Mark Vester

At the Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas, a battle held at the catch-weight of 170-pounds saw Dyah Davis (19-2-1, 9KOs) win a ten round unanimous decision over previously undefeated and highly regarded Marcus Johnson (20-1, 15KOs). The scores were 98-91, 98-91 and 96-93. Davis was the better boxer in almost every round and sent Johnson down in the ninth from a hard shot to the ribs.

Junior welterweight Gabriel Bracero (15-0, 1KOs) was able to outhustle Danny O'Connor (14-1, 3KOs) for an eight round unanimous decision in a battle of unbeaten non-punchers. With both boxers having four knockouts between them, the fight was practically a sure bet for the scorecards. The scores were 80-72, 80-72 and 79-73 for Bracero. O'Connor looked sluggish, his nose was injured during the action and he looked fatigued in the later rounds. 

Welterweight prospect Vincent Arroyo (11-1, 7KOs) won an eight round majority decision over previously undefeated Willie Nelson (16-1-1, 10KOs). The scores were 75-73 on two cards for Arroyo and a 74-74 card for a draw. Nelson was dropped in rounds three, six and seven. Arroyo was penalized a point in round three for excessive holding and it coset him a unanimous decision in a very close fight.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hvirk on 04-09-2011

marcus johnson has been taking major steps backwards imo and this was inevitable, a real shame.

Comment by chifuli on 04-09-2011

Two Puerto Rican decent fighters got brought up there tonight to get beaten and ended up upseting the guys who were supposed to win. hahahaha

Comment by chifuli on 04-09-2011

F*** Ireland and it's weak fighters like this O'Connor, Willie Casey, Mike Lee and McCloskey(who's about to get his block knocked off by Khan)...

Comment by argminasyan on 04-09-2011

[QUOTE=ELHURACAN58;10348258]LOL why did you attack PRBOXINGCOTTO? Where you an O'Connor fan?[/QUOTE] He's just stating fact

Comment by Spray_resistant on 04-09-2011

[QUOTE=ELHURACAN58;10348258]LOL why did you attack PRBOXINGCOTTO? Where you an O'Connor fan?[/QUOTE] War Ireland!!!!!!!!!!!!

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