By: Sean Crose
The 23-1-1 Brandon Figueroa took on the 24-1 Mark Magsayo Saturday evening on the Toyota Area in Ontario, California. The scheduled 12 spherical tremendous featherweight bout was for a WBC interim title. The primary spherical was attention-grabbing, with Figueroa switching stances with a purpose to throw Magsayo off his sport and Magsayo touchdown some respectable pictures. The second noticed Magsayo touchdown with extra frequency. Figeroa, nonetheless, was in a position to kick in to gear within the remaining minute of the spherical.
Though Figueroa had his moments within the third, it was Magsayo who managed the tempo and landed the cleaner pictures with an efficient stick and transfer technique. The fourth was once more an lively spherical, however Magsayo merely threw the shaper punches. The person typically confirmed pinpoint accuracy. The fifth was shut. Figueroa was enhancing his sport, however Magsayo sill regarded sturdy. By the sixth it was clear Figueroa hoped to grind out a win whereas Magsayo hoped to win with the flashier punches. It was an thrilling, to to toe affair, to make sure.
Within the seventh, Figueroa actually began placing it on Magsayo. One had to wonder if or Magsayo had run out of fuel. Within the eighth, Magsayo misplaced some extent for holding – which he had been doing a number of, frankly. Magsayo responded by machine gunning correct, quick punches at Figueroa. The ninth was a battle of attrition, with the sturdy, relentless Figueroa maybe getting the perfect of it. Figueroa had an excellent tenth for himself as Magsayo went to the mat quite a few occasions with out being knocked down out of what may need been exhaustion.
The eleventh noticed the referee take off one other level for Magsayo for holding. Magsayo then tried to easily keep away from the aggressive Figueroa. The reality was that Magsayo had stored shifting in on Figueroa together with his head down repeatedly. The twelfth and remaining spherical noticed Magsayo attempt to in some way grind out a superior three minutes. He had blazing braveness, Magsayo, as did Figueroa. Magsayo had fought brilliantly, however in the end appeared to expire of the fuel wanted to drag out a win.
The judges dominated in favor of Figueroa by an outrageously huge unanimous determination.