James Kirkland Stops Alfredo Angulo in a Classic War

Centro de Cancun, Cancun, Mexico - James Kirkland (30-1, 27KOs) stopped Alfredo Angulo (20-2, 17KOs) in the sixth round of a war. The fight was a WBC junior middleweight eliminator for a mandatory shot at the champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

In what many can call a first round for the ages, Kirkland started by pushing Angulo back in the corner, and then Angulo dropped him hard with a right hand in the first thirty seconds. Angulo was close to putting Kirkland away, but he punched himself out and then Kirkland started battering him with a massive amount of power shots to drop Angulo down hard against the ropes. Angulo made it up and nearly got put away himself before the bell saved him.

The second round was more of a war, but it was Kirkland who was getting the better of the action. The trend continued in the third round with Kirkland getting the better of the their exchanges and hurting Angulo with hard power punches. The same thing was happening in the next couple of rounds, with Kirkland pouring it on in the sixth, as he trapped Angulo against the ropes, to force the referee to stop the contest.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Philadel on 11-07-2011

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;11380439]the vote count was 127 to 21 for Angulo before the fight. lol.[/QUOTE] true!!!!! lol....I guess dudes didn't know Kirk was a goon...I knew it!!! :lol1:

Comment by S.J. II on 11-06-2011

[quote=ThePhantom5;11380439]the vote count was 127 to 21 for Angulo before the fight. lol.[/quote] Yup, it was 80/20 until fight time.

Comment by Evil Abed on 11-06-2011

[QUOTE=Come∂ian;11380462][CENTER][IMG][/IMG] .... You shoulda made it a public poll or had a cut off time. [/CENTER][/QUOTE] Next time.

Comment by speedgsx98 on 11-06-2011

Awesome fight! I showed it to my wife this morn along with the Cote/Teron fight that aired on Showtime's undercard of the Bute/Johnson fight. I've been a Kikland fan for 5 years or more. Was really bummed when he went…

Comment by uniquehump on 11-06-2011

The reason why I would bet on Pac against Mayweather is because of that power. He is fast enough to catch Floyd and we have seen Floyd get hit in his last couple fights. Imagine if Pac catches him? It…

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