James De La Rosa Drops, Shocks Alfredo Angulo

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - After suffering back to back defeats at junior middleweight, Alfredo Angulo (22-5, 18KOs) moved up to middleweight division [catch-weight of 162] and lost yet again, by way of unanimous decision to heavy underdog James De La Rosa (23-2, 13KOs). The scores were 98-90, 96-92 and 99-89.

Angulo started slow and allowed De La Rosa to snag the first round. De La Rosa continued to box smart in the second and scored a knockdown at the end with a double lefthook. Angulo continue to come forward in the following rounds and had no problem eating punches to land a few of his own. During the sixth, De La Rosa started unloading with shots on Angulo and opened up a cut around his right eye. During the seventh, Angulo lost a point after being repeatedly warned for landing low blows.

De La Rosa continued to land at will in the eight and Angulo's face was a swollen mess. Angulo finally had De La Rosa in serious trouble at the end of the ninth, putting his combinations together and letting his hands go but couldn't finish him off before the bell. Angulo was going for the finish in the tenth and final round and De La Rosa was doing his best to survive. Angulo was landing very good punches but once again he couldn't finish him.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ShamrockXpress on 09-16-2014

Was so sad seeing angulos style finally catch up on him. Gave us some great fights and I hope he has a team around him that truly care about him and advises to get out before he suffers lasting damage.…

Comment by Dafoo on 09-16-2014

WTH has Virgil Hunter been doing with Angulo??? He looked about as bad as he did against Canelo. I get that Angulos best days are behind him, but geesh, Hunter could have at least worked with Angulo on some defensive…

Comment by royjonesjrKTFO on 09-15-2014

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;14944176]Angulo is a bum what's going to be his excuse now he's moving up to heavyweight were he feels stronger lol give me a break[/QUOTE] MUHAHAHAHAHA... People in the past were talking about him like he's some great fighter. That…

Comment by chico malo loc on 09-14-2014

Angulo is done. but we got new Mexican blood in the division in de la Rosa.

Comment by mrpain81 on 09-14-2014

This fight was fixed... De la Rosa kdinapped Angulo's daughter. The ref was in on it.. Oh wait, that was just against Canelo, tonight Perro was shot to [COLOR="Black"]s[/COLOR]hit. The last 2 rounds were great though, best moments of the…

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