UNBEATEN LIGHTWEIGHT FRANK MARTIN SCORES SEVENTH-ROUND KNOCKOUT VICTORY OVER JERRY PEREZ IN FS1 PBC FIGHT NIGHT MAIN EVENT TUESDAY NIGHT
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Middleweight Prospect Armando Resendiz Earns Break up-Resolution Over Quilisto Madera in Co-Primary Occasion
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LOS ANGELES (April 21, 2021) – Undefeated light-weight Frank Martin stopped beforehand unbeaten Jerry Perez within the seventh-round Tuesday night time headlining FS1 PBC Struggle Night time and on FOX Deportes from Shrine Auditorium and Expo Corridor in Los Angeles.
The battle of rising light-weight prospects noticed Martin (13-0, 10 KOs) breakthrough in that seventh spherical, as he landed a crushing left hook that floored Perez late within the body. Perez (13-1, 10 KOs) was in a position to rise to his toes, however a comply with up assault from Martin compelled referee Jerry Cantu to waive off the bout 2:59 into the spherical.
“I noticed the shot coming the spherical earlier than,” stated Martin, who’s skilled by famend coach Derrick James. “I used to be going to the left searching for it, however I couldn’t discover the proper distance. Within the subsequent spherical, Derrick instructed me he was leaning and that helped me discover the space to land it.”
Martin managed the combat together with his motion and jab early and set the tempo because the busier fighter, throwing 405 punches to Perez’s 222 based on CompuBox. He greater than doubled Perez’s output of punches landed with a 100 to 47 benefit.
“I felt good in there,” stated Martin. “I simply adopted the sport plan that Derrick gave me. He instructed me to go on the market and use my toes. I harm him at each step of the combat. Every little thing Derrick requested me to do was working.”
Perez had maybe his finest spherical within the fourth, as he discovered some success breaking via Martin’s protection with counter left hooks to the top. Martin was in a position to shake off the tough patch and was properly in management on the playing cards on the time of the stoppage, having solely misplaced one spherical on one decide’s card.
“He was bodily robust however there wasn’t something he did that affected me,” stated Martin. “This win is an enormous blessing. I’m simply going to remain humble and maintain shifting ahead and getting higher.”
Within the co-main occasion, 22-year-old middleweight prospect Armando Resendiz (12-0, 8 KOs) was victorious in his U.S. debut as he defeated Quilisto Madera (12-3, 8 KOs) by split-decision of their eight-round battle.
“My crew and I knew this was going to be a troublesome opponent,” stated Resendiz. “We ready onerous for this combat and all of the fights which can be coming for me. I wish to maintain constructing as much as more durable fights and finally face the world champions at middleweight and tremendous middleweight.”
The Nayarit, Mexico native Resendiz rode a 46% join price on energy punches to an eventual 130 to 84 edge in punches landed throughout the competition. Resendiz took a lead within the combat by profitable rounds two via 4 on all three playing cards, with Madera approaching robust within the second half of the combat.
Madera punctuated his tried comeback by out touchdown Resendiz 15 to eight in energy punches within the ultimate body. Regardless of the late onslaught, Resendiz was in a position to maintain on and earn the victory after one decide scored the combat 77-75 for Madera, however was overruled by scores of 78-74 and 77-75 in favor of Resendiz.
Further motion noticed Cameron Rivera (9-6-3, 6 KOs) awarded a slender unanimous determination over Burley Brooks (6-2, 5 KOs) after their six-round tremendous middleweight bout.
Brooks was given a degree deduction within the ultimate spherical as a consequence of low blows that proved pricey for the 25-year-old. It proved the distinction within the ultimate final result, with two judges scoring the bout 57-56 for Rivera, and the third seeing it 58-55. Brooks held a 105 to 92 edge in punches landed and 380 to 282 benefit in punches thrown
A battle of tremendous lightweights noticed Mexico’s Jesus Silveyra (9-6-2, 3 KOs) win a unanimous determination over Amon Rashidi (8-2-1, 6 KOs) in an action-packed eight-round affair.
Sylveyra bloodied Rashidi’s nostril within the early rounds and rode that momentum to a 115-106 benefit in punches landed, whereas throwing 463 punches to Rashidi’s 383. Rashidi shocked Selveyra with a large left hook in spherical seven and had him harm, however was unable to attain a knockdown earlier than the spherical ended.
Silveyra recovered within the eighth and ultimate spherical to clinch the unanimous determination with scores of 78-74 and 79-73 twice.
In an excellent welterweight bout, Travon Marshall (1-0, 1 KO) scored a formidable first spherical knockout victory over Christian Marron (0-2) 33 seconds into their combat. The 20-year-old Marshall delivered a picture-perfect proper hook to the hard-charging Marron’s physique, flooring the 31-year-old, who was unable to beat the rely.
Within the opening bout on FS1, Ezequiel Flores (1-0) gained a unanimous determination over Juan Muro (0-1) after 4 rounds of tremendous bantamweight motion. Flores bumped into bother in spherical two when Muro landed a counter left hand that despatched Flores to the canvas. Flores was in a position to rise to his toes and rally to win the ultimate two rounds to earn the unanimous determination by the rating of 38-37 from all three judges.