Brandon stops Watts in round 4

By Daily Sports on June 12, 2017

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Hard-hitting junior welterweight Jose Miguel Borrego stopped Kevin Watts in round four, last night.

Watts (11-2, with 4 KOs) was outboxing Borrego during the first three rounds of the fight. Borrego (13-0, 12 KOs) began closing the distance in round four, forcing Watts to stand and trade more. The tactic paid off as Borrego dropped Watts midway through round four.

Watts stood up and fought back bravely, but was pinned in a corner where Borrego let his hands go. Referee Jack Reid's stepped in and stopped the bout at 2:42.

Former world title challenger Roberto Marroquin (26-4-1, with 19 KOs) knocked out Jonathan Perez in the fourth round. Both fighters had their moments until Marroquin dropped Perez with a left hook to the head. Perez (37-19, with 29 KOs) stood up on wobbly legs prompting referee Zac Young to stop the bout at 2:23 of the fourth round.

Welterweight Eridanni Leon outboxed Isaac Freeman (3-5-1, with 3 KOs), winning a six round unanimous decision.
All three judges scored the bout 59-55 in favor of Leon (5-2, with 1 KO.)

In the opening bout, junior welterweight Juan Funez (10-0-1, with 4 KOs) remained unbeaten with a first round knockout over Edgar Garcia (5-13-1, with 1 KO). Time of the knockout was 1:53.

Welterweight Daniel Fabela (2-3) won a four round unanimous decision over Phillip Percy. Fabela dropped Percy (0-4) twice in round three en route to winning by scores of 40-34, 40-34 and 39-35.

*Photo shows Jose Miguel Borrego.

Source Daily Sports

Posted June 12, 2017


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