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Rodel Mayol Beats Rotoni, Targets Tyson Marquez

By Carlos Costa

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu - Former world champion Rodel Mayol won a hard fought 10 rounds unanimous decision over fellow countryman Jayson Rotoni (12-10-1, 7KO's) last night at the Mandaue Sports Complex in Cebu, Philippines, and wishes to challenge Mexican puncher Hernan "Tyson" Marquez.

Last night's fight was planned for Mayol to look great before the TV cameras in his hometown of Mandaue in Cebu. But his opponent third level boxer Jayson Rotoni, who has lost 7 of his last 9 bouts, revealed that Mayol needs an excellent preparation if he really wishes to face knockout artist Hernan Marquez, the current WBA world flyweight champion

The official scorecards from the ringside judges gave a verdict of 98-92 (twice) and 99-91 in favor of Mayol, who no question won the clash. However, the action above the ring were more close than what the cold numbers tell us as Rotoni had good moments in which he strongly connected his blows on the head of the former WBC light flyweight champion, who at one instance in the early rounds almost fell to the canvas.

Obviously, Mayol's experience made him get away with the victory last night.

Still, Mayol's handlers at MP Promotions would like to see his kid disputing the flyweight belt with champion Tyson Marquez in one of the preliminary bouts of the Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez III this coming November in Las Vegas.

Certainly, Mayol, who did not demonstrated the world class capability which was expected of him weighted 51.71 kilos (114 lbs) for this fight against Rotoni who indeed showed no fear of the former world champion.

In contrast, Mayol's possible next opponent, Mexican world champion "Tyson" Marquez (31-2, 24KO's) looked flawless in his performances this year.

In his last combat a month ago, "Tyson" destroyed Filipino Edrin Dapudong in three rounds in Hermosillo, Mexico.

Before that victory, Tyson Marquez claimed the world crown by winning a dramatic war over dangerous puncher Panamanian Luis "El Nica" Concepcion (22-2, 17KO's) last April at the Arena Roberto Duran in Panama.

Rodel Mayol's performance before a hometown crowd created more questions than assurances on his current capabilities.

Is the 31-year-old Mayol still a threat to be reckoned with among the top flyweight warriors in the world?

One thing is sure: if he does not wish to follow the same fate of his kababayan Edrin Dapudong, Mayol needs an intense physical and tactical training that will enable him to battle Marquez or any other world rated flyweight fighter.

Mayol's fight was organized by promoter two-division world champion Gerry Peñalosa who today celebrates his 39th birthday. Happy birthday Gerry.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Ryan on 08-09-2011

[QUOTE=puga;10957735]i did not see the rematch with nino so i really cant comment on it....i was asking sensation coz ive read a few who said he got jobbed....[/QUOTE] I really did think Mayol won the rematch, this was probably the…

Comment by tangalog2200 on 08-07-2011

[QUOTE=Asian Sensation;10955405]I may be in the minority here, but I like Mayol the boxer more than Mayol the slugger. Mayol has the physical size and range to be a boxer-puncher type, but his stamina has betrayed in several fights, especially…

Comment by puga on 08-07-2011

[QUOTE=Shadows;10957668]I never understood why people thought he won the rematch with ONR. He started well,but arguably lost every round from about five on. Once ONR adjusted, he took over the fight.[/QUOTE] i did not see the rematch with nino so…

Comment by puga on 08-07-2011

[QUOTE=theplayerpimp;10957616]Dam i could see pinoys are a stupid bunch. Mayol is bum an if it was for his big ass head he wouldnt even be relavant. He used it in every fight I cant believe he hasnt been dq[/QUOTE] are…

Comment by Shadows on 08-07-2011

[QUOTE=puga;10955487]mayol should've been the first mofo to beat calderon......twice, but both ended up in the headbutt so i cant really complain about the decision... the sosa ko was legit, they even gave sosa 5 minutes to recover,he said afterwards he…

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