Showtime Boxing results

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Huntington, NY (Friday) January 25, 2013
    Undefeated Demetrius Andrade fought Freddy Hernandez and Hernandez goal was to turn this into alley fight. Over the first five rounds, little was settled as Hernandez stayed close to Andrade.
     In the fifth round, Andrade boxing style peppered Hernandez and suddenly it was Andrade getting the better of the infighting, a fight that Hernandez wanted.  Andrade connected on several solid left hands over the last minute. After the fifth round, Andrade landed more punches and he was the more accurate puncher.
     At the beginning of sixth round, Andrade popped Hernandez with several shots as he set up a solid right hand that sent Hernandez down.  Andrade punch came after he switched from southpaw to orthodox.  Hernandez got up barely but as he did, the mouth piece came out of his mouth.  Hernandez borrowed enough time to survive the round 내몸사용설명서 풍욕시계.
     Andrade continued to fight from the outside the seventh round as he launched combinations that rarely missed their target. Throughout the eighth and ninth round, Andrade simply nailed Hernandez with one solid shot after another as he controlled the fight.  He ended the round with a solid uppercut and followed up with four punch combination before the bell ended the round.  Andrade started the round with snapping punches as he sat down on his punches while hurting Hernandez.  Hernandez spent much of the first half of the final round, defending himself.  Andrade continued the onslaught as Hernandez had no answer for Andrade’s fast hands.
     Raymond Serrano faced Emmanuel Taylor in one of those conflicts between two younger prospects looking to make a statement. Both fighters deferred on the feeling out process as they stayed within each other pocket 인터넷 익스플로러9 다운로드. However both fighters showed defensive skills as they did not succeed in hitting each other very often.
     Taylor jabbed as he attempted to get inside Serrano to launch his body shots but Serrano managed to land a solid right halfway through the second round. Taylor managed to avoid many punches coming his way and the second round like the first was close one.
Taylor started to connect with some left hooks in the third as he started to open up and in the fourth round, he started to connect with right hands after follow up with jabs. Taylor left hooks showed sharpness as he threw short accurate punches. Taylor confidence grew as he started to vary his punches in the fifth round as he added upper cuts and overhand rights to his left hook and jab 다운로드.
      Taylor ended the fight with series of combinations as he forced Serrano to the rope.  He threw three punches that missed before nailing Serrano with a right hand and left hook.  This was follow by a three punch combinations that zipped through Serrano guard and Serrano head twisted 180 degree.  The referee stopped the fight as the last three punches nearly decapitated Serrano. Taylor won a big fight and took a step in his career.

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Las Vegas, NV (Saturday) January 26, 2013
      Showtime featured knockout artist Lucas Matthysse against Mike Dallas for Matthysse version of junior welterweight championship.  As part of the undercard, Francisco Vargas showed why he might become a contender as he won an easy knockout victory over Ira Terry. Vargas started Terry demise with three body shots forcing Terry to wince before a Vargas right hand ended the fight. Terry, who once was a prospect himself, found himself a mere opponent after this fight. Another prospects Earl Spence scored a one round knockout against Nathan Butcher in just one minute and three seconds.  Spence hook nearly twisted Butcher head off as Butcher head went 180 degree,
       Jermell Charlo faced Harry Joe Yorgey in one  of bouts leading up to the main events. Charlo twin brother had already won this evening and now it was Jermell job to continue the Charlo’s twin undefeated record.  Charlo began the fight with  a snapping jab that controlled the real estate throughout the first six minutes.  The jabs opened up opportunity for Charlo to use his right hand and left hook which led to the first knockdown.  A second right hand sent Yorgey down a second time so after two rounds, it was 20-16 with the second round a 10-7.
      Charlo continued his domination in the third and fourth round as his piston like jab simple got through Yorgey’s defense and Charlo right hand landed at will, punishing Yorgey. Every right landed sent Yorgey back on his heel.
      Throughout the fifth and sixth round, Charlo started to throw combinations but Showtime team noticed that Charlo has settled into a pattern that could be time by Yorgey. Yorgey moved forward but he was merely getting in the way of a jab shot out in machine gun fashion. In the eighth round, Charlo nailed Yorgey with a right that crumbled Yorgey legs and the fight was stopped.
      Selcuk Aydin faced Jesus Soto Karass in a battle that promised to be a slugging event. The first round  was fast paced and Karass managed to connect with three big left hooks to the body and may have taken the first round. Karass used his jab to set up body shots and as one Showtime announcer noted, there are fights that Aydin jab is missing and one needs a milk carton to find it. At the end of the second round, Aydin landed an overhand right but was countered by a Karass left.
      Karass concentrated on using the left hook in the fourth round as he consistently forced Aydin on the rope. Aydin right hand often fell short as he couldn’t connect and he tried to box to avoid Karass sledgehammer shots. This trend continued in the fifth round.
      As seventh round started, Karass had connected and landed more punches while fighting a more discipline. As the round concluded, Karass multiple left hooks punctuated the seventh as bell rang.  Aydin threw his best combination at this point of the fight as he landed a jab followed by a right hand.  Aydin found his range for his right as he managed to connect on multiple combinations ending with his right and he concluded the eighth round with a left hook.
      This continued into the ninth round as Aydin right hand found its target as he unleashed combinations as Karass attempted to walk his opponent.  Karass used his jab to set up combinations over the first minute whereas Aydin tried to maneuver to unleash his right . As both fighters went down the stretch, it was Karass left dominated the action as he walked Aydin  down  while connecting with left hooks to the body.  Karass threw nearly doubled the number of punches while connecting on more punches but Aydin was slightly more accurate. Karass won a majority decision as he garner 97 to 93 on two judges’ scorecard and another judge had it a draw at 95-95.  Karass left jab and left hook proved to be the decisive punches in the fight.
      Lucas Matthysse needed a spectacular bout against Mike Dallas to gain a shot at a big money fight in the junior welterweight division. Dallas, whose father passed away at the end of 2012, was fighting on emotions.  Dallas was not the original opponent but he now was given an opportunity to make a name for himself.
      Dallas looked antsy in the first round as he pumped his jab but he missed his target whereas Matthysse attempted to time the faster Dallas. Dallas launched a jab that missed but Matthysee slipped a perfectly placed right hand that sent Dallas down face first. Matthysse made his statement and sending a message to the rest of the junior welterweight division that he maybe the best in the division. Two weeks from now, Zab Judah faces Danny Garcia and who knows, we might see Matthysee fighting the winner between Judah-Garcia. Much of the pundits talk of Matthysee vs. Garcia, assuming that Garcia would beat Judah but that should not be a given. Best line of the night described the fight by one of the Showtime announcer when he quipped the fight lasted as long as a Las Vegas marriage.
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