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CompuBox: Saucedo Lands 50% of His Power on Lenny Z

By CompuBox

In a fight of the year candidate, Alex Saucedo landed 50% of his power shots vs. the tough as nails Lenny Zappavigna. They combined to land 70 of 157 power punches in round 4 (Zappa 42 of 95/Saucedo 28 of 62).

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It was a sharp contrast from the other title bout on the undercard, as Oklahoma City resident Alex Saucedo scored a technical knockout of Leonardo Zappavigna in the seventh round of a bloody slugfest to claim the WBO International title and the NABA-USA title in the junior welterweight division.

With the crowd loudly cheering him on, Saucedo opened a bloody cut over Zappavigna’s right eye in the fourth round, but it wasn’t until Zappavigna’s left eye became swollen shut in the seventh that his corner threw in the towel to end the fight.

In the main event, Gilberto Ramirez unanimously outpointed Roamer Angulo to retain the WBO super middleweight championship, winning 120-108 on one judge’s card and 119-109 on the other two.

Making his fourth title defense, the undefeated Ramirez outlasted Angulo in a fairly even 12-round bout in which neither boxer appeared to have the upper hand, and neither landed many significant punches.

The 27-year-old Ramirez, from Mexico, improved to 38-0. He landed powerful punches in the fifth and eighth rounds. The 34-year-old Angulo, from Colombia, fell to 23-1.

Angulo had flurries of punches in both the seventh and the 11th rounds, but neither fighter ever appeared to hurt the other. Ramirez sustained a cut under his left eye in the fifth, but his corner attended to it after the round and it never bled again.

It might have been the least entertaining bout of the night, prompting a smattering of boos from the crowd at various times, including as the final bell sounded.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by S7V7N on 07-01-2018

Damn was this bloody, but what heart shown by Zappavigna who really went for broke & almost had Saucedo out on his feet in the 4th after being cut & knocked down himself. One hell of a round.

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