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Photos: Oxandia Castillo Shocks Hanna Gabriel, TKO in Two

By Jhonny Gonzalez

The entire crowd at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa in San Jose, Costa Rica was shocked with the outcome of the main event, when Oxandia “La Loba” Castillo (12-0-2, 9 KOs), an  undefeated 18-year-old Dominican boxer, captured the WBO super welterweight championship by stopping previously undefeated hometown champion Hanna Gabriel (13-1-1, 9 KOs). Gabriel was coming off a long layoff due to ongoing back issues that led to surgery. She got caught hard by a right hand that put her down on her back and the referee deemed her unfit to continue when she beat the count.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WeltshmerzKO on 03-02-2013

Watched this fight and I have to say it was pretty damn exciting. I thought Gabriel was winning the fight and even outclassing Oxandia at times, but that KO shot was a beauty. Women's boxing needs more of these match…

Comment by Levity on 03-01-2013

Castillo's got some Tua legs.

Comment by Gregory.Evertsz on 03-01-2013

You're right, not many people can, but Oxandia did and now she's the world champion.

Comment by Cloud on 03-01-2013

Quite excited to see how her career goes. Not many people can bash Hanna Gabriel!

Comment by Gregory.Evertsz on 03-01-2013

Oxandia Castillo is now the world champion, and she deserves it! Unrightfuly she came into this fight on a 9 - 1 odds because she was unknown outside D.R. where there is no real test for her, but she has…

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