Ricardo “El Científico” Nunez gained the World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) Fedelatin Light-weight belt by defeating Dominican Alfredo Santiago with a ninth-round KO on Friday evening at Los Andes Mall in Panama Metropolis.
Nunez stripped Santiago of his belt with a dominant efficiency that ended with a knockdown close to the top of the bout. The Panamanian introduced out his class to win the regional title that was held by the Dominican.
Nunez and Santiago had one thing in frequent for this battle, they had been each coming from defeats towards high-caliber opponents. The previous had simply been knocked out by Gervonta Davis in his final battle, whereas the latter misplaced to Devin Haney in his penultimate battle.
Nonetheless, “El Científico” had a greater evening and received a win that can assist him get again on monitor for one more title shot within the mid-term. This win leaves him with a report of twenty-two wins, 3 losses, and 20 KOs, whereas Santiago’s report is now 13 wins, 2 losses, and 5 KOs.