Johnny Garcia Forces Oscar Ibarra To Wilt In 11 Rounds
By Jake Donovan
Johnny Garcia steadily picked apart Oscar Ibarra en route to an 11th round stoppage win Friday evening in Mexico City, Mexico.
Garcia (17-4-1, 9KO) was in control for much of the night, pressuring Ibarra and remaining the busier fighter throughout. A combination at center ring left Ibarra (27-9, 18KO) defenseless, at which point the referee stepped in to stop the contest.
The official time was 0:23 of the 11th round.
Carlos Ruiz (7-0, 2KO) enjoyed a rare easy night's work against hapless Angel Navarette (7-13, 5KO), scoring a 1st round knockout. A left hook to the body was enough to put Navarette down and out for the full ten count just under two minutes into the opening round.
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Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of Boxingscene.com, as well as a member of Transnational Boxing Ratings Board, Yahoo Boxing Ratings Panel and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox
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