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Erick Leon Selections Rodriguez Over Ten, Wins WBA Regional Title

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MEXICO CITY – Venezuelan Erick “Massacre” Leon (15-1-1, 13 KOs) unanimously defeated Mexico’s Marcos “El Mudo” Rodríguez with 97-93, 96-95 and 96-93 to win the super-lightweight title Continental America’s WBA (World Boxing Association) in EstrellaTV’s monthly boxing series “Boxeo EstrellaTV”.

The fight was a give and take, with heavy blows from the first bell that continued throughout the fight. In the opening rounds, Rodriguez advanced and León countered, with Rodriguez launching a punitive attack on León’s body, which responded with hooks to the head and gunshots at the body.

León scored four uppercuts in a row, but the bell saved Rodríguez. The final rounds were a fierce exchange of blows, both trying to eliminate each other and not leave the decision to the judges, but the persistence of both prevented the fight from being defined by their fists.

In the end, the judges decided in favor of Leon.

In a 10-round super bantamweight semi-final fight, Ernesto Salcedo from Mexico City lost to Hytan Ramos from Mexico City by TKO (technical knockout) at 2:15 in the fourth round, after four knockdowns, one in the third and one in the fourth Round.

Randy León from Mexico City defeated Roberto “El Jaguar” Nava Díaz Sandi by technical knockout with 1:36 in the first round, in a 6-round fight with a weight of 63 kilos.

Mexico’s Pedro Alejandro Delgado won the first round with TKO with 2:51 over Eisa Al Dah “Arabian Warrior” from the United Arab Emirates in a four-round middleweight match.

Alexis de la Cruz from Mexico City and Luis Enrique Godínez from Mexico gave everything, but could not win the referees, who scored the fight with 38-39, 38-38 and 39-37 in a super lightweight over four rounds.

Leonardo Anguiano from Mexico City was beaten by disqualification against Mario Alberto “El Morro” García from Mexico City.

Jorge “El Ruso” Ascanio from San Luis Potosi and Fernando Gabriel González from Mexico shared 39-38, 38-38 and 38-39 in a four-round bantamweight fight.


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