Tremendous middleweight prospect Misael Rodriguez defeated Ricardo Banuelos Cernas this previous Saturday night time on the Enviornment Nook Sport in his hometown of Chihuahua, Mexico.
Scores had been 77-75, 77-75, and 78-74 for Rodriguez, who improved to 14-0, 7 knockouts.
Rodriguez appeared rusty from the opening bell, and his timing was a bit off. It was through the fourth spherical that Rodriguez started to discover a rhythm and was capable of outbox Banuelos, who got here to win and had his moments through the struggle.
The 29-year-old Rodriguez, who represented Mexico on the 2016 Olympic Video games was capable of make the most of his pedigree to grind out the choice.
Rodriguez had not fought since March 4 of final yr, a call victory over Aaron Rocha Guerrero. The struggle was on a Matchroom Boxing card, however most of Rodriguez’s professional fights had been below the Promociones del Pueblo and Premier Boxing Champions banner.
The win over Banuelos was his debut with Zanfer Boxing Promotions.
Coach Robert Garcia was happy with Rodriguez’s efficiency, though he did acknowledge Rodriguez did battle early on. Garcia is assured Rodriguez will proceed to enhance and grow to be a contender at 168 kilos.
“Misael had been out of the ring for (over) a yr, so you possibly can see that his efficiency wasn’t as we anticipated, however he’ll do higher in his subsequent struggle,” Garcia advised BoxingScene Wednesday morning. “Good factor we obtained this one out of the best way.”
Banuelos, who resides in Tultitlan, Mexico, falls to 18-9-1, 7 KOs. The 35-year-old has misplaced three of his final 4 bouts.
In an upset on paper on the Zanfer Boxing Promotions card, Jorge Garcia Perez of Los Mochis, Mexico improved to 25-4, 21 KOs by knocking out Hector Andres Reyes within the seventh spherical. Reyes, who resides in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, entered the bout with an unbeaten file of 21-1, 16 KOs.
Francisco A. Salazar has written for BoxingsScene since September 2012 and has lined boxing in Southern California and overseas since 2000. Francisco additionally covers boxing for the Ventura County (California) Star newspaper. He will be reached by e mail at email@example.com or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing