Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Vicente Drills Dominguez Cold: Chad Dawson Wins

by Ryan Bivins

Sun National Bank Center, Trenton, New Jersey - In the main event of the evening, junior featherweight gatekeeper Yenifel Vicente (28-3-2, 20 KOs) shocked a sparse crowd when he knocked Juan Dominguez (19-1, 13 KOs) out cold with an overhand right. Dominguez was stopped 0:20 into round 3 and remained on the canvas for several minutes after the stoppage. Vicente landed bombs in each round but Dominguez was very much in the fight until the final shot landed. Earlier Dominguez lost a point for low blows in round 2.

In an eight round middleweight match-up, Immanuwel Aleem (15-0, 9 KOs) fended off Carlos Galvan (11-4-1, 10 KOs) in what was primarily toe-to-toe warfare. Aleem had the superior technical skills and could have won by safely boxing on the outside, but for whatever reason, he chose to trade punches on the inside for most of the bout. Subsequently the fight was quite thrilling. Through 4 rounds it looked like Aleem was in for a close call but he pulled away in the second half of the fight, or so it seemed. Ultimately Aleem had to settle for a split decision win. Scores were 78-74 for Aleem, 77-75 for Galvan, and 77-75 for Aleem. Those scores were incorrectly announced in the arena, where Aleem was reported as a unanimous decision victor.

After an exhilarating first five rounds of back-and-forth warfare, Keith Tapia (17-0, 11 KOs) pulled away and ultimately out-boxed and out-fought Garrett Wilson (16-10-1, 9 KOs) over ten rounds of cruiserweight action. Tapia, an unbeaten prospect that lacked notable opponents, was hurt in rounds 2, 3, and 4 but rebounded in style and actually buzzed Wilson right back in rounds 2 and 3. Tapia won a unanimous decision by scores of 97-93, 99-91, and 99-91. Tapia dedicated the fight to Prichard Colon after the fists stopped flying.

Chad Dawson (33-4, 18 KOs) easily outboxed Shujaa El Amin (12-9, 6 KOs) over ten mostly uneventful rounds, aside from El Amin's trash talking. Dawson walked his over-matched opponent down and landed punches at will from the second round onward. Dawson, a former light heavyweight world champion, did everything he was supposed to do besides get the stoppage. El Amin fought to last the distance, not win. Dawson won via unanimous decision, 100-90 on all three scorecards.

Dan Pasciolla (6-1, 0KOs) routinely outpointed Corey Morely (0-1-1, 0KOs) in a dreadful four-round heavyweight bout. Scores were 40-36 across the board. The taller Pasciolla moved laterally and worked behind his jab. Morely had difficulty finding a comfortable punching range and was out of gas by round two. Pasciolla didn't do anything special, but it was enough to win every round clearly.Morely's defensive skills were pretty sharp as he was able to block, slip and catch punches. However, his poor condition contributed to his inability to offer return fire.

Christopher Brooker (6-1, 5 KOs) mostly dominated Zaccariah Kelly (5-13, 5 KOs) through five rounds before scoring a stoppage at 0:32 of round six. Once Kelly was hurt with a body shot in round five, he had nothing left to offer. Super middleweight prospect Brooker fought a little too cautiously for the first four rounds, but he ultimately got the job done.

Jordan White (1-0, 1KO) stopped Jose Roman (0-4, 0KOs) in the opening seconds his pro debut. The bantamweight bout ended with the first 1-2 combination thrown. Roman could not beat the 10-count, thus ending the show's curtain raiser at 0:20 of round one. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 12-09-2015

B4 the ko Juan took hellacious shots in the 1st...Dawson got lost in the shuffle...poor announcing & camera work in an empty arena...

Comment by Lou Cipher on 12-09-2015

Referees seem to have a 6th sense of how to jump between the camera and the fighters RIGHT at the moment of impact from the grand slam punch then jump back out of the way a split second later.

Comment by russogd3 on 12-08-2015

Hope Dominguez is alright, he looked like he was in really bad shape getting carried out on a stretcher.

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 12-08-2015

How the mighty have fallen to off-air Tuesday night FS1 cards

Comment by T.M.T on 12-08-2015

roman is undefeated backwards. its time to retire

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (5)
Top Headlines Kieran Smith Ready For Step Up in Class With Peter McDonagh WBC Prez: I Hope Golovkin vs. Charlo Eliminator Will Happen Frampton: Warrington is Made For Me - I'll Prove I'm Better Canelo Says His Coach Felt Fielding Was Perfect Foe at 168 Juan Francisco Estrada Year-End Ring Return Ruled Out Pascal Can Take Legacy To A New Level With Win Over Bivol De La Hoya: If I Train For 3 Months - I Can Get in With The Best! Claressa Shields: I'm The Greatest Woman of All-Time! Photos: David Lemieux, Yves Ulysse Presser For Canelo-Fielding Thomas Valdez Shocks Luis Coria With Split Decision Win Chavez Jr. Admits To Abusing Drugs, Alcohol After Martinez Loss Brandon Rios: If Hearn Presents a Title Shot Next - I'm There! Photos: Jean Pascal in Top Form, Grinds For Dmitry Bivol Clash Anvar Yunusov Stops Jose Salinas in Seventh Round Jarrell Miller: If No Joshua - I'd Fight Whyte, Chisora, Allen or Price! Firat Arslan, Sefer Seferi Battle To a Draw: Chudinov Faces Mendy Photos: Matchroom Girls Hit The Kansas Star Arena Photos: Brandon Rios Batters and Stops Ramon Alvarez Hearn: Wilder-Fury Will Be Terrible; Fury Will Get Knocked Out Photos: Jarrell Miller Crushes Bogdan Dinu in The Fourth Spence: Jermell Charlo Beats Hurd, Enters Pound-For-Pound Photos: Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias Battle To a Split Draw Photos: Claressa Shields Earns More Gold, Easily Beats Rankin Archie Sharp Aims To Land Ryan Garcia, His Female Fans Too Buboy Studying Broner, Getting Pacquiao's Camp Ready Rizin CEO Warns: Nasukawa Will Aim To Knock Mayweather Out! Josh Kelly: Usyk Not Ready For Joshua, Can He Take The Power? Seniesa Estrada Wins Big; Tom Schwarz and Krasniqi Win Too Jarrell Miller Blasts Out Bogdan Dinu in Four Rounds Jarrell Miller vs. Bogdan Dinu - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Claressa Shields Dominates Hannah Rankin, Wins Decision Claressa Shields vs. Hannah Rankin - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Brandon Rios Breaks Down, Stops Ramon Alvarez in Ninth Brandon Rios vs. Ramon Alvarez - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias Fight To a Twelve Round Split Draw Gabe Rosado vs. Luis Arias - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Miller-Dinu Undercard Results From Mulvane, Kansas Kerman Lejarraga Knocks Frankie Gavin Out in Fourth Round Harley Benn Gets Win, Moves To 5-0 In Brentwood Michael Dutchover Takes Out Ruben Tamayo in Three Rounds
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement