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Mariana 'La Barbie' Juarez, Miguel Roman Win in Puebla

By Pepe Rodriguez

Mariana Juarez won a ten round unanimous decision over Melissa McMorrow at the Miguel Hidalgo Gym in Puebla, Mexico to retain the International super flyweight championship of the World Boxing Council. 'La Barbie' (39-7-3, 16 KOs) had more trouble than many had expected with McMorrow (9-4-3, 1 KOs), but did enough in the rounds to get the points. The score of 96-94 was listed down on all three official cards.

In the co-feature, the return of hard-hitting Miguel Román scored a two round knockout over Enrique Tinoco.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 02-23-2014

vs a 112 # Mellissa Juarez needed a win vs quality...she's going 2 118, so forget a bout w/Munoz...Juarez is nearing the end...

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