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Nine Cuban triumphs in boxing in Miami; although the great hope falls

As consolation was the overwhelming victory of the undefeated Cuban heavyweight Lenier "El Justiciero" Peró (7-0.4), who defeated Floridian Hécto


As consolation was the overwhelming victory of the undefeated Cuban heavyweight Lenier “El Justiciero” Peró (7-0.4), who defeated Floridian Héctor Pérez (7-5, 3 KOs) by technical KO in the second round and won the crown. of the North American Boxing Organization.

On the big day, nine of the 10 Cuban boxers in action won. Seven wins were scored by KO and two by unanimous decision. Judging by the results, the second edition of the Great Night of Cuban Boxing was a success, which was not complete due to the surprising fall of Anthony.

Meanwhile, Cuban super lightweight Orestes Velásquez (4-0, 4 KOs) knocked out Mexican Juan Salgado (28-10-1, 17 KOs) 43 seconds into the second round.

Cuban super bantamweight Víctor Abreu had a triumphant debut in professional boxing by knocking out Argentine Ezequiel Tevez (13-8) in the first round.

Cuban-born Miami middleweight John David Martínez (14-2, 12 KOs) prevailed by technical KO in the fifth round over Argentine Sergio Castellano (11-10, 7 KOs).

For his part, Cuban cruiser Ulises Díaz (13-1, 12 KOs) knocked out Argentinian Mariano Riva (14-10, 8 KOs) by KO in the first round.

Meanwhile, Ariel Pérez de la Torre (8-0, 6 KOs), from Camaguey, dispatched Argentine Lucas Baez (37-22-5, 20 KOs) by KO in the second round, in the super bantamweight.

Havana super welterweight Liván Navarro (12-1, 7 KOs) defeated Mexican Silverio Ortiz (37-30, 18 KOs) by unanimous decision in eight rounds.

Also by unanimous decision and in eight rounds, Cuban welterweight Hugo Noriega (2-0, 1 KO) defeated Argentine Ramón de la Cruz Sena (23-33-3, 13 KOs).

Light heavyweight Isaac Carbonell (6-0, 5 KOs) knocked out Mexican José Medrano (5-2, 2 KOs) in the first round.