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Omar Narvaez Returns, Easily Decisions Jose Cabrera

By Jhonny Gonzalez

San Juan, Argentina - WBO super flyweight champion Omar Narvaez returned to his natural weight and won an easy twelve round unanimous decision over rugged Mexican challenger Jose Cabrera (20-3-2, 8 KOs), who tried every trick possible to disrupt the boxing strategy of Narvaez (36-1-2, 19 KOs). The scores were 118-108, 120-106 and 118-108. Cabrera lost a point for a head clash which opened up a cut above the left eye of the champion.

Last October Narvaez moved up to the bantamweight division to challenge the WBC champion at the time, Nonito Doniare, and dropped a lopsided twelve round decision before a packed crowd at The Theater in New York's Madison Square Garden.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by giacomino on 04-22-2012

Narvaez used to defend a lot in Europe but he's been mostly a homebody the past few years. Would like to see him go to Mexico and fight somebody like Cuadras, Montes or Daniel Rosas next. He's almost 37 so…

Comment by nycsmooth on 04-22-2012

poor effort by Cabrera but he wasn't brought 2 A'tina 2 win , not w/WBO head there...Narvaez needs 2 get outta of A'tina & head north 4 better bouts...the jr flywt there, Bopp, undefeated but rarely (1x?) never leaves home,…

Comment by zaktiel on 04-22-2012

Cabrera is mexican fighter? what a disgrace this challenger :pat:

Comment by mgsooner on 04-22-2012

Narvaez returns, boxing world rejoices

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