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Gabe Rosado: I Thought I Made It Look Easy Against Jacobs; [Decision] Was Bullsh-t!

Even after Jeremiah Gallegos corrected his confusing announcing gaffe, Gabe Rosado still couldn’t believe he lost to Daniel Jacobs.

The veteran super middleweight believes he did more than enough to upset the heavily favored Jacobs in their continually dull, 12-round, 168-pound bout Friday night in Hollywood, Florida. One judge, Fredrick Fluty, agreed with Rosado, whom Fluty scored a 115-113 winner, but Fluty was overruled by judges Fernando Barbosa and Michael Tate, both of whom scored Jacobs a 115-113 winner.

Brooklyn’s Jacobs (37-3, 30 KOs) went off as 20-1 favorite, but the former IBF/WBA middleweight champ’s uninspiring performance led to a split-decision defeat of Philadelphia’s Rosado (25-13-1, 14 KOs, 1 NC).

“I fought a disciplined fight, a veteran fight, a world-class fight,” Rosado told DAZN’s Chris Mannix afterward at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. “You know, I showed people I could box. This guy went through battle with Triple-G. This guy went to battle with Canelo. I made it look easy. I thought I made it look easy. … I felt good. I was jabbing up and down. I hit him with big right hands. I slipped, I moved when it was time to. I mean, and when it was time to exchange, he really didn’t want to. He was the one doing the clinching.”

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CompuBox captured the extremely competitive nature of their bout by counting the exact same amount of punches for both boxers – 78-of-339 overall punches for Jacobs and 78-of-549 for Rosado. CompuBox credited Jacobs for landing one more power punch (56-of-169 to 55-of-242) and Rosado for connecting on one more jab (23-of-307 to 22-of-170).

The number that most concerned Rosado was the 13th loss on his record.

“When [Gallegos] said the decision, [Jacobs] walked away like he was defeated,” Rosado explained. “And then, the next thing you know, when he realized it was him, you know, he went with it. It was bullsh-t.”

When asked where he would go after suffering his 13th professional defeat, Rosado replied, “I don’t know, man. I’m a veteran. And it’s a shame because, you know, I don’t know man. I don’t know why they don’t give me a decision like that. You know, I felt like I out-boxed this man. Me and [trainer] Freddie [Roach] had a good game plan. My jab was working up and down, the big right hand. You know, I went to the body, ring generalship, you know, and I applied pressure when I had to.”

Despite officially suffering another defeat, the 34-year-old Rosado feels he proved he can compete with the best super middleweights in boxing.

“Of course,” Rosado said. “Of course. I thought I won today. I mean, like, no doubt about it – I thought I won today. I thought I put a boxing lesson [on Jacobs]. 

Keith Idec is a senior writer/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by daggum on 12-01-2020

[QUOTE=tokon;20919269]I never have been. Pirog exposed him years ago and his showing against a fading Golovkin made him look better than he probably is.[/QUOTE] remember when people used to pretend jacobs beat ggg because he did better than expected? that…

Comment by greeneye99 on 12-01-2020

[QUOTE=hitmanjosh;20917873]Floyd use to bang her too[/QUOTE] Let's talk boxing! Both you guys sound like The Shade Room TMZ or just 2 girls gossiping like come on guys

Comment by tokon on 11-30-2020

[QUOTE=T.M.T;20918292]I'm just not sold on Jacobs.[/QUOTE] I never have been. Pirog exposed him years ago and his showing against a fading Golovkin made him look better than he probably is.

Comment by MeanestNiceGuy on 11-30-2020

The cancer story for Jacobs has faded and it's either time to show up or hang em up. The cancer story pretty much made us forget about the Pirog stoppage and amplify his return back in 2012. As most have…

Comment by archiemoore1 on 11-30-2020

"b4 the fight, a lot of these modern fighters talk crazy sh.. about how they're gonna do this and that, how the're gonna kill eachother, then they get in the ring, throw a jab and say "Ssssss", then jump back…

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