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John Vera stops Cleotis Pendarvis In opening spherical | FightBookMMA
March 5, 2021
“Properly,” Vera (20-1, 12 KOs) mentioned after the struggle, “the best way my struggle ended was anticlimactic. I used to be feeling actually good and calm in there. I used to be simply discovering my vary, establishing my jab and calculating. He threw a jab to the physique and I blocked it with my elbow. I felt his knuckle hit my elbow. Sucked ut ended that means, however what are you able to do?”
Vera has now received his final two struggle since struggling his solely loss as knowledgeable again in 2018, when he traveled to France as a world rated fighter to tackle Michel Soro (31-2-1) for the WBA Interim junior middleweight title, through which Vera misplaced a 12-round unanimous determination.
In Vera’s earlier struggle this previous in August, “The Phenom” received a 6-round unanimous determination in Las Vegas over Ravshan Hudaynazarov (17-2), a former world-rated fighter from Uzbekistan.
“I wish to get within the ring as quickly as attainable,” Vera added. “I wished rounds, so it’s time to get proper again in there. I’m unscathed and in form.”
Within the co-featured occasion, ABF West tremendous light-weight champion Christon Edwards (12-2, 6 KOs) received a 6-round unanimous determination from Texas welterweight Jonathan Steele (9-7-1, 6 KOs) in a non-title struggle.
Eridson Garcia (11-0, 7 KOs), of Houston by means of the Dominican Republic, received a cut up determination towards Jose Miguel Diaz Valenzuela (6-1, 1 KO), of Phoenix, in a battle of undefeated tremendous featherweights. Scoring, although, was odd as Garcia received 60-54 and 59-55, however the third decide scored it a draw, 57-57.
Tennessee tremendous light-weight Tyler “Brief Fuse” Tomlin remained undefeated, enhancing to 10-0 (6 KOs) with a fast stoppage of over-matched Venezuelan veteran Ricardo Ocampo (12-11, 7 KOs), who was knocked out on the 53-seconds mark of spherical one.
MAIN EVENT – WELTERWEIGHTS John Vera (20-1, 12 KOs), Fort Price, Texas WKO1 (1:38) Cleotis Pendarvis (21-8-2, 9 KOs), Lancaster, California
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