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Marco Antonio Rubio Stops Carlos Baldomir in Five

By Miguel Rivera

Top middleweight contender Marco Antonio Rubio stopped former welterweight champion Carlos Baldomir in five rounds at the Estadio Miguel Aleman of Celaya, Guanajuato. The fight took place at the super middleweight limit of 168-pounds. In the first round, Rubio shook up Baldomir in the first round. Rubio was hurt during the round from two head clashes.

After taking punishment for the next three rounds, Baldomir was unable to come out of his corner when the bell rang to signal the start of the fifth round and he was counted out on his stool. Rubio improved his record to 55 wins with 48 knockouts, six defeats and a draw, while Carlos Baldomir dropped down to 49 wins, with 15 by knockout and 15 defeats. 

In the co-feature, middleweight contender Marcos Reyes (25-1, 21KOs) won a ten round unanimous decision over veteran Julio Cesar Garcia (45-7, 38KOs). The scores were 99-91, 96-95 and 96-94.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 09-11-2012

No surprise here.

Comment by Galeke on 09-09-2012

Gennady GGG Golovkin vs Marco Antonio Rubio in December on HBO will be great fight. Make it happen!

Comment by Durelle on 09-09-2012

Baldomir quit Baldomir came in extremely out of shape... this was a soon to be retired performance... paycheck please.... Hls of the fight here if interested: [url]http://www.the13thround.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=85&t=95796&p=1269554#p1269554[/url] sounds about right.... imo losing to godoy after getting ktfo should've signed it

Comment by fraubau on 09-09-2012

well rubio gets one more opportunity to have another decent payday. as for baldomir, goodbye.

Comment by sicko on 09-09-2012

Hell I am very surprised! Surprised that Baldomir is still fighting :nonono:

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