View Full Version : Mariano Carrera Living His Dream

12-19-2006, 12:19 AM
MARIANO CARRERA achieved his dream when he captured the WBA middleweight championship of the world by defeating Javier Castillejo of Spain. The referee Guillermo Pérez Pineda, from Panama, in the 11th round, stopped the bout. Carrera connected 29 punches when the referee felt Castillejo was getting hit too much. Castillejo was sanctioned with a point deduction in rounds 4 and 10, for low blows. [details (http://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=6666)]