Xavier Martinez defeated Juan Carlos Burgos by a transparent resolution however each fighters gained the hearts of followers in a wild brawl on the Luis Nery-Brandon Figueroa card Saturday in Carson, Calif.
The boxers fought toe-to-toe virtually each second of the 10-round junior light-weight bout however Martinez landed the cleaner punches, which evidently impressed the judges.
Martinez gained by the identical rating all three playing cards, 99-91, or 9 rounds to 1. Boxing Junkie scored it 97-93 for Martinez.
“I felt I might’ve accomplished higher,” Martinez stated, “however I landed the cleaner, more durable pictures the entire time. And even when he was throwing, I used to be slipping and catching them.”
Martinez (17-0, 11 KOs) made a powerful assertion, which was necessary for him. He was coming off a so-so efficiency towards Claudio Marrero in October, when he survived two knockdowns to win a detailed resolution.
Burgos (34-5-2, 21 KOs) has now misplaced three of his final 4 fights. Nevertheless, the 33-year-old Mexican demonstrated as clearly as potential on Saturday that he has loads of struggle left in him.