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McJoe Arroyo Edges Villanueva, Captures The IBF Title

Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, Texas - In a battle of undefeated contenders,  McJoe Arroyo (17-0, 8KOs) won a ten round unanimous technical decision over Arthur Villanueva (27-1, 14KOs) to capture the vacant IBF super flyweight championship. The scores were 97-92, 98-91 and 98-91.

Arroyo started well, but soon he allowed Villanueva to come into his own with a high workrate. The action was had twists and turns with each fighter having his moments. There were plenty of head clashes due to their styles.

Villanueva lost a point during the sixth for coming in with his head, and near the end of the same round - a clash of heads opened up a bad cut above the right eye of Villanueva. Both fighters were having a lot of trouble finding the proper range to throw punches. And because of that there were plenty of clinches to go around.

Villanueva srarted to rally late after sensing the fight might end early due to the cut. He was right, after the ringside doctor stopped the fight during the tenth and the contest went to the scorecards.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lopez36 on 07-19-2015

boring,,, man what an awful fight

Comment by -PBP- on 07-19-2015

[QUOTE=BrometheusBob;15888206]lol everyone is just mad at the outrageous scorecards that were turned in. Arroyo winning at all would be a surprise but a landslide victory? ****in Texas bro. Could be robbery of the year so far imho.[/QUOTE] The scorecards sucked…

Comment by alexander28 on 07-19-2015

Arroyo the Champ #1.

Comment by alexander28 on 07-19-2015

[QUOTE=lagako10;15888051]actually you dont know what is :boxing: they get booed your woman after they heard the winner fake chump arroyo :nutkick:[/QUOTE] Haters came out their nets.

Comment by BrometheusBob. on 07-19-2015

[QUOTE=PBP;15888189]6 pages of discussion about the worst fight of all time?[/QUOTE] lol everyone is just mad at the outrageous scorecards that were turned in. Arroyo winning at all would be a surprise but a landslide victory? ****in Texas bro. Could…

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