David Benavidez vs Ronald Ellis – Outcomes & Put up-Struggle Report


David Benavidez stayed on course for another world title opportunity with an 11th round stoppage of Ronald Ellis on Saturday Photo Credit: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME
David Benavidez stayed on target for one more world title alternative with an eleventh spherical stoppage of Ronald Ellis on Saturday Photograph Credit score: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME

David Benavidez might want to patiently bide his time in his bid for large fights at Tremendous Middleweight, and he marked time on Saturday night time with an eleventh spherical stoppage of Ronald Ellis in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Benavidez (24-0, 21 KOs) misplaced his WBC title on the scales final day out, had no issues making weight and is on a mission to satisfy the large hitters of the 168 pound division, with conferences with the likes of unified WBA ‘Tremendous’ and WBC champion, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, IBF titbits, Caleb Plant, and Jermall Charlo, the WBC Middleweight holder all talked about.

In his assembly with Ellis (18-2-2, 12 KOs), Benavidez, who’s ranked because the primary contender by the WBC, was seldom troubled, and dominated proceedings right here, with the 31-year-old courageous, however in the end outgunned.

Ellis, did have a bit success within the early rounds, nevertheless it shortly grew to become a Benavidez clinic, with the Arizonan meting out some heavy punishment to his opponent, and displaying a excessive work charge that would give the likes of Alvarez hassle if a gathering is organized down the road.

The top mercifully got here with a minute to go of the penultimate spherical, and appeared a sympathetic stoppage from referee Johnny Callas.

Conscious of the shellacking that Ellis had already taken, Benavidez trapped his opponent on the ropes and fired off a volley of punches, and the referee had seen sufficient.

Benavidez dominated proceedings against the game Ellis Photo Credit: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME
Benavidez dominated proceedings in opposition to the sport Ellis Photograph Credit score: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME

After a self-assessment, ideas for the undefeated 24-year-old shortly turned to future opposition.

“I charge my efficiency as fairly good, however I may have achieved higher,” stated the previous world champion post-fight.

“I threw quite a lot of combos, punches in bunches, there have been quite a lot of instances that I believed Ellis would give up, however he didn’t hats off to him. I hope the followers received an excellent present tonight.

“I need all the large guys. The followers would like to see me in opposition to the large guys, as a result of as you may see, I really like throwing punches. I need Charlo, Canelo, Plant, all of them.”

Ellis was understandably upset on the stoppage, nevertheless it was totally justified.

Benavidez is targeting a future showdown with Canelo Alvarez who faces Billy Joe Saunders on May 8 Photo Credit: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom
Benavidez is focusing on a future showdown with Canelo Alvarez who faces Billy Joe Saunders on Might 8 Photograph Credit score: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom

“Hell yeah I needed to complete the struggle, I didn’t need to give him that satisfaction [of a stoppage win],” stated the Massachusetts man.

“Hats off to him [Benavidez] he did what he needed to do. He by no means harm me, that’s the humorous factor.”

Undercard outcomes

Elsewhere, Issac Cruz Gonzalez (21-1-1, 15 KOs) took an in depth and aggressive unanimous factors win in opposition to Jose Matias Romero (24-1, 8 KOs)

Scores of 114-113 and 115-112 mirrored a reasonably even contest, however a 118-109 rating in Cruz’s favour was merely means too broad.

Former world title challenger, Terrell Gausha gained his Tremendous Welterweight contest with Jamontay Clark by way of a second spherical stoppage.

Former world title challenger Terrell Gausha stopped Jamontay Clark in two rounds Photo Credit: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME
Former world title challenger Terrell Gausha stopped Jamontay Clark in two rounds Photograph Credit score: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME

Clark (15-2-1, 7 KOs) was caught with an enormous counter hook that dropped him closely. Though he beat the depend, Gausha (22-2-1, 11 KOs) completed the job with a comply with up assault to drive the referee’s intervention.

At Welterweight, Kudratillo Abdukakhorov (18-0, 10 KOs) remained unbeaten by scoring an eighth spherical retirement win in opposition to Javier Flores (15-3, 13 KOs) and at Tremendous Bantamweight, Michael Angeletti (2-0, 1 KO) took a 4 spherical factors win in opposition to Fernando Ibarra De Anda (2-6).



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