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Luis Cruz Continues His Rise, Eyes World Crown

Unbeaten rising star and WBO Latino junior lightweight champion, Luis "El Artesano" Cruz (18-0,14KOs) or Puerto Rico, had a spectacular performance outpointing Mexican contender Martin "El Brochas" Honorio with a ten round unanimous decision at the Rubén Rodríguez Coliseum in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. Photo by Enrique "Quique" Vázquez/Promociones Miguel Cotto.

"It was a great fight, Honorio is a tough fighter with a lot of heart. His style was different from what we train for in the gym, but I was able to make the needed adjustments during the fight and I dominated him. My goal is to become a world champion and I won't rest until I make it," Luis said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by vicmatic1 on 04-17-2011

i had it 6-4 cruz...he looks like a good boxer and technician..not a world beater but good movement..hope the fight with rocky martinez happens soon

Comment by edgarg on 04-17-2011

I think you are both wrong, I watched the fight carefully and my opinion is that Honorio won the fight. Luiz was far too tentative and "VERY open and loose with his defence. If Honorio had a better punch he's…

Comment by bojangles1987 on 04-17-2011

He showed really good boxing skills. Very impressive.

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 04-17-2011

He is a good boxer for a young prospect to be calm and make the veteran look sloppy thats impressive

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