By TVMAX 01/14/2022 - 11:51 PM
Jaime Arboleda weathers the storm and is crowned WBC lightweight Latin champion
01/14/2022 – 11:51 PM
After falling twice in the second round, Grove (18-2-0, 14 knockouts) was able to reverse the situation against Polanco (20-2-1, 11 KOs), who eagerly sought to end the fight before the limit.
After the eight rounds of the contest, two judges favored the Panamanian by a score of 95-93 and one decreed tie 94-94.
This was the main fight on the card Box&Roll which was held at the Vasco Núñez de Balboa Convention Center.
He failed in his attempt
On the other hand, the Panamanian Natalie Delgado lost by unanimous decision in eight rounds against the American Gabriela Fundora in a fight that had the WBC Latin women’s flyweight belt in dispute.
The three judges scored 80-71 in favor of Fundora (5-0, 2 KOs) who, during the fight, took advantage of his height and greater reach to beat Delgado (8-5-1, 3 KOs)
The Argentine fighter Hugo Roldan (21-0-1, 7 KOs) overcame two knockdowns to win an eight-round majority decision over Colombian German del Castilloo (10-2-2, 7 knockouts) and be crowned WBC Latin Super Lightweight Champion.
two judges credited the victory to the Argentine with 96-92 cards, while one gave tie 94-94.
In addition, the Panamanian Ernesto Marin lost by technical knockout in six rounds against the Colombian C Carlos Suarez.
Marin (9-1-0, 5 knockouts) suffered a injury in the right leg that prevented him from continuing, so Suárez (9-2-0, 7 knockouts) took the win.