Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith Results LIVE
By Marcelino Castillo at ringside.
First fight: In the beginning of the support of Munguia-Smith in Las Vegas, the local Blair Cobbs beat by TKO in 2 rounds the Mexican Emmanuel Valadez with time of 1:52.
From the first bell Cobbs came out connecting blows to the body of his rival, who tried to defend himself, but could not with the arsenal of the American who improved his record to 9-0-1 (6 KO’s).
Second bout: The Puerto Rican Carlos Caraballo (8-0, (8 KO’s), stopped the Colombian Jesus Martinez by technical knockout at the end of the fifth round.
Caraballo did a good boxing demonstration, he moved and attacked with firmness and clarity. The Caribbean fulfilled his fight plan to the letter, using combinations and body shots.
Third match: The Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao dominated the Mexican Elias Espadas by unanimous decision in 10 laps. ScoreCards: 95-93; 96-92; 96-92.
The first assaults of the lawsuit were not the best, there were many moorings, undue blows and struggle.
When half of the commitment passed, things became clearer, Falcao and Espadas agreed to give a better show and that’s how it was.
The Brazilian with a remarkable presentation was taking assault by assault, very attached to his style and good continuity of blows, which was sometimes disturbed by the Mexican who sold his defeat face.
Fourth match: Puerto Rican Alberto Machado successfully completed the first defense of his WBA Super Featherweight title by beating Rafael Mensah in Las Vegas by unanimous decision.
The three judges agreed with the same scorecards of 120-107.
The fight that on paper painted to be a war, but it was not like that. From the first round Machado sent his rival to the canvas, watering this account of the last ten seconds of that round.
The rest is history and during the remaining eleven rounds it was a single song, the champion connecting combinations of one and two, using distance and dealing damage to the body of Mensah, who could never show up in attack and only used his conditions to finish the fight standing.
Fifth combat: It was a dramatic fight, as often happens when there is a Mexican in between, so it was made clear by Jaime Munguía, the emerging figure of Mexican boxing and who revalidated his WBO superweight crown by winning by unanimous decision to the British Liam Smith, in a fight held at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
scorecards: 116-111; 119-110; 119-108.
The fight was so exciting that the crowd did not stop applauding, but the best part was taken by Munguía, who sent Smith to the canvas in the sixth round.
When everything seemed to win the monarch by knockout, Smith offered a great presentation, received and hit, the more pressure there was for more action delivered by the Englishman, who was finally overcome by the punch of the Mexican, who punished him, but he could not control it by the fast track.