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Danny Garcia Dominates Kendall Holt Over Twelve

By Chris LaBate

Staoles Center, Los Angeles - Danny Garcia (22-0, 14KOs) got the biggest win of his career with a dominating twelve round split decision over former junior welterweight champion Kendall Holt (27-5, 15KOs). The scores were odd. A criminal score of 115-113 for Holt, and two scores of 117-111 for Garcia.

After Holt controlled most of the two first two rounds, Garcia took over the third and started landing big right hands and damaging shots to the body. Garcia more active to dominate the fourth. Holt was landing a little better in the fifth, but he was still being far too inactive for his own good. Garcia rallied in the final twenty seconds to steal away the sixth. Holt face was swelling in the seventh, especially the left eye.

Garcia continued to target Holt's body in the eight. There was an accidental clash of heads. When Holt went to touch gloves with Garcia, the young prospect pulled a Mayweather and landed a combination, which woke Holt up and made him react with a fluffy of punches.

Garcia's left eye started swelling up in the ninth. Holt was coming forward and trying to land something damaging. He caught Garcia with a few. The prospect started getting very cautious, but caught Holt with a big right that shooks his legs in the final minute.

Garcia outhustled and outworked Holt in the tenth and eleventh rounds. The end of the eleventh was target practice, with Garcia landing easily as Holt stopped punching. The trend continued in the final round, Garcia dominated the final three minutes until the bell.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ADozenArrows on 10-16-2011

[QUOTE=Ringlife;11302831]Good win For Garcia holt needs to retire for real.[/QUOTE] I think he can still take care of business as a top 10 JWW, but he just doesnt have the confidence when things last longer than 5 rounds to be…

Comment by Ringlife on 10-16-2011

Good win For Garcia holt needs to retire for real.

Comment by tenPt on 10-16-2011

[QUOTE=.::|ULTIMATE|::.;11298480]Danny Garcia really complicated that fight for himself he had Holt ready to go on more than one occasion. I was impressed by his power but he doesn't have the smarts/experience I was hoping for.[/QUOTE] I agree but he's only…

Comment by PRBOXINGJOTO on 10-16-2011

good win for puerto rico garcia would ko khan

Comment by PRking718 on 10-16-2011

Yeah blacks have more people too, they are a race. Plus this is AMERICA, everything from here is more famous - music, movies, boxers, etc...but a lot of them get exposed and nowadays there are so many other champs from…

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