Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Terrazas Edges Mijares For WBC Gold, Juanma Gets KO

By James Blears

Arena, Mexico City, Mexico - In a battle for the vacant WBC super bantamweight title, Victor Terrazas (37-2-1, 21KOs) won a very close twelve round split decision over countryman and former champion Cristian Mijares (47-7-2, 22KOs). The scores were 114-113 Mijares, 114-113 Terrazas and 115-112 Terrazas.

Victor was victor. But it was tough. Mijares put him down hard with a big left hook in the embers of the final round and thence crowned when he might have followed up. Victor started slowly and got caught by some crisp right leads. But he cut down the distance and his straight punches were finding the mark. By the end of the eighth victor was ahead on all three cards. Both men had a lot of facial wear and tear. Going into the eleventh the right eye of victor was bleeding heavily. Youth and better boxing won the vacant WBC super bantamweight title for Terrazas down the stretch as Mijares tired. His late rally just fell short.

Former two division world champion Juan Manuel Lopez (33-2, 30KOs) knocked out late replacement Eugenio Lopez (31-25-1, 25KOs) in the second round of a fight held at the super featherweight limit. A left uppercut followed by a right hook put Lopez away in the second.

Super flyweight prospect McJoe Arroyo (13-0, 7KOs) won an eight round unanimous decision over Jairo Hernández (9-3, 3KOs). The scores were 78-73, 76-75 and 77-74.

Top flyweight prospect Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez (13-0, 11 KOs) of Puerto Rico was unable to score another impressive knockout, and instead won an eight round unanimous decision over Francisco Perez (10-3, 5 KOs). The scores were 78-74, 77-75 and 78-74.

Mexican middleweight sensation Gilberto Zurdo Ramirez (25-0, 20KOs) made short work of Colombian Juan de Angel Monterrosa (9-3-1, 9KOs) with a knockout in two minutes of the third round. Using his height and considerable and reach, Gilberto patiently broke down the smaller man with accurate counter punching and some crunching body shots. The sustained accurate barrage was too much, and Monterrosa crumpled against the ropes to be counted out.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BennyST on 04-21-2013

Mijares has had a really weird career for close or straight up bull**** decisions never going his way. Even in fights that weren't close the cards would often nearly rob him. Here again, we have a fight that he won,…

Comment by alargar on 04-21-2013

While Austin Trout was busy being robbed north of the border, Cristian Mijares was being robbed south of the border. Awful decision.

Comment by nycsmooth on 04-21-2013

Saw this & thought Mijares won it...Lopez beat a guy that had been ko d more than a few times...nothing interesting here...

Comment by Longjab10 on 04-21-2013

I called this one before. Haven't watched it yet though.

Comment by JaguaresMx on 04-21-2013

Good fight. Better than Canelo Trout Mijares had him in the 12th though. Cant complain

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (16)
Top Headlines Jarrell Miller to Face Mariusz Wach in HBO Debut November 11 Golovkin's Promoter: GGG Could Fight For Another Five Years David Benavidez Laughs at Plant, Open For Gilberto Ramirez Gassiev: Kudryashov Had Wrong Plan, Dorticos Did His Homework Photos: Leduan Barthelemy vs. Eduardo Ramirez - Official Weights Daniel Jacobs vs. David Lemieux is Very Possible, Says Hearn Jorge Linares, Terry Flanagan Trade Words - Call For Unification HBO Sports' Head on Formulating 'SuperFly 2' For Early 2018 Jack on Bivol, Vacating: I'm Not Ducking a Guy With 11 Fights! News: Vaughn Alexander, Christian Carto, Daniel Baiz, More Carl Frampton vs. Oscar Valdez Showdown is Targeted By Arum Tom Schwarz Injured, Withdraws From WBO Regional Defense AIBA's Wu Gets Upper Hand on Rivals With Latest Court Ruling Eddie Ramirez vs. Antonio DeMarco Added To Santa Cruz-Avalos Team Fury Want Parker Rematch or Lucas Browne Fight Next Sullivan Barrera Furious: I Should Be Fighting Bivol For WBA Title! Tony Harrison vs. Paul Valenzuela Set For Lara-Gausha Triple Joshua-Parker: Promoters Planning July Bout at Wembley Jezreel Corrales vs. Alberto Machado Announced For HBO, Oct. 21 Arum Wants Joseph Parker vs. Bryant Jennings Showdown Report: Bellew-Haye Rematch Set for December 10 at O2 Arena Dmitry Bivol vs. Trent Broadhurst in Monaco on Nov. 4, HBO Hearn on Jacobs' Options: Golovkin II, Canelo, Lemieux, Saunders Roy Jones: Andre Ward's Place in Boxing History is Near The Top Daniel Jacobs Confident: I See Myself Stopping Canelo! Photos: Jermell Charlo Grinds in Camp For Erickson Lubin Photos: Wlodarczyk Putting in Hard Work For Murat Gassiev Liam Smith: When Williams Feels He's Come Unstuck - He'll Quit! Joseph Parker's Coach: Anthony Joshua's Style is Perfect For Us! Sandor Martin Promises To Take Down Anthony Yigit Golovkin's Promoter: Mayweather Knew What GGG Does To Him Tommy Langford Vows To Bounce Back From First Career Defeat Mayweather, Klitschko, Ward, Jones Create 2022 HOF Debate Rigondeaux's Coach: Now Lomachenko Can Prove His True Worth! Beterbiev vs. Koelling: Vacant IBF Title Likely To Be at Stake Video: Jim Lampley Talks Canelo-Golovkin, Andre Ward, More Video: Roy Jones Jr. Discusses The Retirement of Andre Ward Linares: The Draw Was Best Decision For Canelo vs. Golovkin Joseph Parker May Defend in Japan, Against Kyotaro Fujimoto? Campbell Reveals His Father Passed in Lead-Up To Linares Bout
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement