FWevent#21 ArguelloVsOlivares-DriscollVsGomez-SaddlerVsPep-JofreVsHamed-NelsonVsPedroza-ChaconVsMorales

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FWevent#21 ArguelloVsOlivares-DriscollVsGomez-SaddlerVsPep-JofreVsHamed-NelsonVsPedroza-ChaconVsMorales

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Opening Bout
Bobby Chacon vs Erik Morales

Fight info: New Alhambra Arena, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 2021-03-29, announcer is Henry Jones, referee is Tommy Kimmons, the bout will be scored by three judges: Daniel Berger Fucs (Brazil), Luis Pabon (Puerto Rico) and Franz Marti (Switzerland), ring card girl is Amy Longlegs, this is not a title bout, the bout is scheduled for 12 rounds, Unified-rules are in effect, three KD rule is not in effect, save by the bell is not in effect, only the referee can stop the fight, mandatory 8 count is not in effect, fight stopped due to an accidental head butt: Tech. Draw through 4/Scorecard after 4, game will check for injuries, game will adjust ratings for weight class, use judges bias is set to 'random', Scoring System is 10 Points
In the red corner: Bobby Chacon - Record: 1-0-0 - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Top Condition - Trainer: Clemente Medina - Cut Man: Freddie Brown
In the blue corner: Erik Morales - Record: 0-1-0 - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Top Condition - Trainer: Kenny Adams - Cut Man: Spider Kelly

Round 1
Time Commentary Points
0:00 We're about to get underway... And there's the bell as Round 1 begins. 0:0
0:09 Chacon likes to use the hook but he'd better get a little closer when he throws it or Morales's going to beat him to the punch and hurt him! 2:0
0:27 Chacon just comes up short with the cross. 2:0
0:33 Morales lands a hard uppercut! 2:4
0:33 Morales has Chacon hurt badly, he is just trying to hang on right now!! 2:4
0:42 Both fighters come into this fight predicting a win... Not that you'd expect anything else. 2:4
0:49 Chacon cranks up the hook and connects to Morales's jaw, that one had bad intent behind it! 7:4
0:49 Morales is just looking for a place to fall after that shot! 7:4
0:58 There's a lot of excitement surrounding this fight. The fans are really in to it. 7:4
01:12 Erik Morales eats a short cross from Chacon amd backs away. 9:4
01:26 Chacon muscles his way inside. 9:4
01:43 * Chacon lands a thudding shot under Morales's ribcage and Morales crumbles like stale bread. He's down on both knees. 9:4
01:46 The count begins... 15:4
01:46 1... 15:4
01:47 2... 15:4
01:47 * Morales is back on his feet and indicates he is fine to Kimmons. 15:4
01:47 Kimmons is looking at Morales closely, and he will allow the fight to continue. 15:4
01:47 Chacon stunned Morales with that last shot and Chacon's killer instinct has kicked in as he looks to end the fight. 15:4
02:00 Chacon fires a lead right that Erik Morales manages to avoid. 15:4
02:07 Chacon traps Morales in the corner! 15:4
02:12 Chacon tries to get the hook into the the ribs, but Morales blocks it. 15:4
02:27 Chacon wings a big left hand at Morales but the latter sidesteps the punch. 15:4
02:34 Neither fighter is straying far from the middle of the ring. 15:4
02:38 Morales moves into a neutral corner. 15:4
02:43 Chacon charges Morales trying to get inside 15:4
02:47 Chacon gets in a short cross to the body. 17:4
02:47 Chacon hurt Morales with that last shot! He's got him on wobbly legs, let's see if he can close the deal! 17:4
03:00 Chacon just landed a devastating three punch combo! 21:4
03:00 Morales in on unsteady legs after those punches. 21:4
03:00 Oh, there's nothing like a knockdown to bring a crowd to it's feet and those in attendance here are cheering loudly as the round closes. 23:4

Round 2
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Round 2 begins as the bell sounds. 0:0
0:07 Kenny Adams was really animated in Morales's corner and Morales was nodding in agreement. 0:0
0:13 Bobby Chacon lands a solid cross! 4:0
0:13 Morales is trying to regroup after that punch... 4:0
0:23 Erik Morales scores with a quick one-two to Chacon's midsection 4:2
0:39 Bobby Chacon's fans are here in force tonight, cheering everything he does. 4:2
0:47 Morales has a real weapon in that jab of his. he should use it more. 4:5
01:02 Morales fires a wild overhand right and misses everything. 4:5
01:09 Chacon lands a strong cross! 8:5
01:09 Chacon sent Morales reeling with that punch! 8:5
01:25 Morales lets his hands go but his punches land on the arms of Chacon. 8:5
01:27 Erik Morales seems to have shaken off the effects of last round's knockdown. 8:5
01:37 Chacon is protecting the body nicely as Morales fails to score inside. 8:5
01:39 Both fighters are looking to bang inside, as Chacon lands an uppercut to the jaw. 10:5
01:56 Morales smothers Chacon's attack as Chacon tries to get off some shots inside. 10:5
02:13 That hook to the body from Chacon had some power behind it. 13:5
02:22 Morales ducks under a jab and brings an uppercut right down main street. 13:7
02:31 Erik Morales slides into a neutral corner... 13:7
02:36 Chacon looks to land a jab but misses the mark. 13:7
02:38 Morales lands a glancing, overhand right. He just missed landing that one square. 13:9
02:47 Both fighters keep straying from ring center. Now they're back in the middle of the square. 13:9
02:52 Morales misses with the left and then fails to connect with the right as well. 13:9
02:54 Chacon closes his eyes and wings wild cross at Morales rocking his head back and sending sweat flying! 16:9
02:59 Morales is starting to swell just a little under his right eye. It remains to be seen if it will become a problem. 16:9
03:00 Morales pins Chacon in the corner! 16:9
03:00 Morales fails to connect with that punch. He pushed it out there instead of cutting loose with it. 16:9
03:00 The two fighters nod at each other as the crowd applauds both the action and the sportsmanship being displayed. 16:10

Round 3
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Round 3 gets underway as the fighters move to the middle of the ring. 0:0
0:14 Morales has been watching too much wrestling, the way He's grabbing Chacon. 0:0
0:19 Referee Kimmons steps in to break it up. 0:0
0:23 Both fighters are circling, keeping their distance from each other. 0:0
0:34 Morales throws a leaping shot that fails to hit the target. 0:0
0:37 Bobby Chacon scores with a crisp uppercut inside. 2:0
0:46 The action is back at ring center. 2:0
0:46 Chacon scores with the jab. 4:0
0:50 That swelling under the right eye of Erik Morales is definitely getting worse. 4:0
01:00 Chacon takes a heavy combination downstairs. 4:4
01:00 That series of punches rocked Chacon and he looks to be in trouble. 4:4
01:14 Morales fires and misses. 4:4
01:29 Morales misses with an uppercut from way outside. That's a dangerous punch to throw. You leave yourself wide open for a counter. 4:4
01:38 Both fighters are working the angles, looking to get the upper hand in this contest. 4:4
01:47 Morales brushes the ropes and forces his way back to ring center. 4:4
01:54 Morales takes a cross to the head from Chacon. 6:4
02:11 Morales tries to muscle inside but Chacon clinches him. 6:4
02:20 Kimmons moves in to break the clinch. 6:4
02:32 Morales misses badly. It looked like he changed his mind half way through the punch. 6:4
02:34 Erik Morales takes a solid cross from Chacon. 9:4
02:51 Erik Morales really buried that punch into Chacon's ribs. 9:8
02:51 Chacon was stunned by that last flurry of punches! 9:8
03:00 Morales retreats into a neutral corner. 9:8
03:00 Chacon clinches... Morales gets an arm free! He should be punching with it! 9:8
03:00 Kimmons separates the two... 9:8
03:00 The fighters continue the action as the bell rings to finish Round 3, forcing Kimmons to step in. 9:8

Round 4
Time Commentary Points
0:00 It's Round 4 of this scheduled 12 rounder. 0:0
0:08 Chacon received a pep talk from Freddie Brown before he left his corner; we'll see if it worked. 0:0
0:08 If the swelling was lessened by Morales's corner, it wasn't reduced enough to make a big difference. It's going to be a factor in this fight if it continues to worsen. 0:0
0:13 Morales lands a vicious hook! 0:5
0:13 Morales has Chacon in trouble after that punch! 0:5
0:27 Morales is still trying to find the range with his punches. He's just missing with some of his shots. 0:5
0:33 Morales winds up and lands a nasty hook to Chacon's body. 0:8
0:33 Morales has Chacon hurt, now let's see what kind of finisher Morales is. 0:8
0:46 Erik Morales misses with what looked like a backhand. He's lucky. If that had landed, he might have drawn a warning. 0:8
0:53 Both fighters are trying to work inside. It's Morales, though, who manages to score with a solid uppercut that shakes Chacon. 0:11
0:53 Chacon is badly stunned and Morales will try to finish him off here in the 4th round! 0:11
01:02 Chacon backs into a neutral corner. 0:11
01:06 Morales looks to work the body, but Chacon covers up nicely. 0:11
01:13 Chacon backs into the upper corner. 0:11
01:13 The two men close the distance between each other. Morales throws a half-hook, half-uppercut that catches Chacon clean and stops him in his tracks. 0:14
01:13 Morales is raining blows down on Chacon, who is obviously hurt. Morales wants to take the decision out of the hands of the judges and he has a chance to do just that! 0:14
01:21 Erik Morales ends that flurry with a stiff right hand! 0:17
01:21 Morales's last punch has given him a chance to end the fight this round. He's got Chacon on Queer Street. Now, can Morales finish him? 0:17
01:30 Morales brushes the ropes and quickly spins away, heading back to ring center. 0:17
01:35 Morales whiffs with the jab. 0:17
01:42 Chacon slides into the corner... 0:17
01:46 Morales suddenly goes southpaw and tries to find an opening. But his punches miss from this side too. Now he goes back to his orthodox stance. 0:17
01:58 Morales just can't find the range with that hook. 0:17
02:00 Chacon gets inside and fires a hook to Morales's body. 2:17
02:14 Morales drives that short hook into Chacon's midsection! 2:21
02:14 Bobby Chacon is gasping for air!! 2:21
02:23 Morales feels his back touch the ropes and immediately moves away. He doesn't want to get trapped there. 2:21
02:28 Morales telegraphed that shot and Chacon ducks under it easily. 2:21
02:35 The fighters are jockeying for position as both men try to gain the advantage here in the 4th. 2:21
02:38 Bobby Chacon shoots the jab into the chest of Morales. 4:21
02:48 Chacon retreats into the lower corner. 4:21
02:52 It's a sweet uppercut by Morales! He snapped Chacon's head straight back with that punch! 4:25
02:52 Chacon takes a step back, obviously hurt! 4:25
03:00 Morales lets his hands go inside, but Chacon protects his body well. 4:25
03:00 The seconds tick off the clock ending Round 4. 4:26

Round 5
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Chacon looks a bit disgusted as Round 5 gets underway. 0:0
0:07 Chacon's corner men did their job with quiet efficiency and confidence. 0:0
0:07 Morales's corner is an experienced crew but the swelling he's suffered looks almost as bad as it did before the minute break. 0:0
0:09 Chacon has been landing solid uppercuts with both his right and his left hand and there is another one! 3:0
0:23 Chacon can't score with short uppercut inside. Morales got his gloves in front of the punch. 3:0
0:29 Chacon lands the jab but comes up short with a second one right behind it. 5:0
0:39 Both fighters are being extremely cautious in this one. We hadn't expected such a tactical battle. 5:0
0:41 Erik Morales has Chacon pinned! 5:0
0:46 Morales works his way in and leans on Chacon. 5:0
0:51 Morales gets in close and comes straight up to the chin of Chacon with an uppercut. 5:2
0:51 * And there is the cut! That was about time, after all that head butting! 5:3
0:51 * Chacon's right eye is bloodied by Morales but the cut is under the eye so it should not bother his vision. 5:3
0:51 * Chacon is bleeding after what appeared to be an accidental clash of heads. 5:3
0:51 * That punch has opened a cut on Chacon. Blood is evident but exactly how bad the cut is can't be ascertained just yet. 5:4
0:51 The cut isn't bleeding that heavily right now but it is in a bad location, over his left eyebrow. 5:4
0:51 * Blood is trickling from the cut over Chacon's eye; it has to be impairing his vision somewhat and it's definitely bothering him if the amount of blinking he's doing is any indication. And it looks like . . . yes . . . Referee Kimmons is notifying the timekeeper to stop the clock. He wants the doctor at ringside to take a look at Chacon's facial wound. 5:4
0:55 * Referee Kimmons is calling a halt to this fight. * It's all over, the cut over Chacon's eye is in terrible shape and he will not be able to continue! The winner by TKO Morales! 5:4

Fight Result

Let's go to Henry Jones for the call...

Ladies and Gentlemen! The winner by technical knockout at the 0:56 mark in Round 5 is...

Erik Morales!


Score Cards

Daniel Berger Fucs Round Total
Brazil 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Bobby Chacon 10 10 10 9 39
Erik Morales 8 9 9 10 36

Luis Pabon Round Total
Puerto Rico 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Bobby Chacon 10 10 10 9 39
Erik Morales 8 9 9 10 36

Franz Marti Round Total
Switzerland 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Bobby Chacon 10 9 10 9 38
Erik Morales 8 10 9 10 37

Round Totals Round Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Bobby Chacon 30 29 30 27 116
Erik Morales 24 28 27 30 109


Statistics
Categories Bobby Chacon Erik Morales
Knockdowns scored 1 0

Jabs / Round 3.60 2.60
Hooks / Round 4.40 4.20
Crosses / Round 6.40 3.60
Combinations / Round 3.60 3.80
Uppercuts / Round 4.40 3.80

Punches Landed / Round 22.40 18.00
Punches Missed / Round 36.80 93.80

Punching Accuracy 37.8% 16.1%

Total Number of Fouls 0 0
Suffered Accidental Head Butt causing Cut 1
Bouts with eye swelling resulting from punches 1

Cuts totals (opened/reopened/worsened) 2 / 0 / 0 0 / 0 / 0
Cuts after head butts (opened/reopened/worsened) 1 / 0 / 0 0 / 0 / 0

Cut locations breakdown:
Cut under right eye 1 / 0 / 0
Cut above left eyebrow 1 / 0 / 0

Bouts halted to check cut(s) 1 0

Corner work on closing cuts (trials/success):
Trickle 0 / 0 0 / 0
Minor 0 / 0 0 / 0
Bleeding 0 / 0 0 / 0
Bad 0 / 0 0 / 0
Heavy 0 / 0 0 / 0
Gushing 0 / 0 0 / 0

Strategies (demanded/followed)
Cover Up 1 / 1 1 / 1
Fight Inside 2 / 2 2 / 2
Fight Outside (Offensive) 0 / 0 2 / 2
Fight Outside (Defensive) 2 / 2 0 / 0
Go for KO 0 / 0 0 / 0
Go All Out for KO 0 / 0 0 / 0
Protect Cut 0 / 0 0 / 0
Take a Round Off 0 / 0 0 / 0




Preliminary 1
Azumah Nelson vs Eusebio Pedroza

Fight info: Atlapa Centro de Convenciones, Atlapa, Panama, 2021-03-29, announcer is Pat Harker, referee is Julio Alvarado, the bout will be scored by three judges: Glenn Trowbridge (United States), Artie Aidala (United States) and Tammye Jenkins (United States), ring card girl is Amy Longlegs, this is not a title bout, the bout is scheduled for 12 rounds, Unified-rules are in effect, three KD rule is not in effect, save by the bell is not in effect, only the referee can stop the fight, mandatory 8 count is not in effect, fight stopped due to an accidental head butt: Tech. Draw through 4/Scorecard after 4, game will check for injuries, game will adjust ratings for weight class, use judges bias is set to 'random', Scoring System is 10 Points
In the red corner: Azumah Nelson - Record: 0-1-0 - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Top Condition - Trainer: Alton Merkerson - Cut Man: Leon Tabbs
In the blue corner: Eusebio Pedroza - Record: 1-0-0 - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Top Condition - Trainer: Mickey Duff - Cut Man: Sid Brumbach

Round 1
Time Commentary Points
0:00 The crowd's been waiting for the start of this fight but they don't have to wait any longer as Round 1 begins. 0:0
0:17 Pedroza lands a wicked combination! 0:4
0:17 Oh my! those were devastating blows! Nelson is just trying to hang on! 0:4
0:34 Pedroza is just missing by a hair with his punches. 0:4
0:41 Nelson lands a crushing uppercut! 4:4
0:41 Nelson just delivered some big time hurt with that punch! Even the fans at ringside felt it! 4:4
0:57 There's a straight right by Nelson! 8:4
0:57 Mercy! that was a crushing blow! Pedroza is trying to hang on... 8:4
01:14 Pedroza glances a hook off Nelson's side. 8:6
01:39 Nelson misses with that combination. 8:6
01:41 Pedroza bangs a right cross off the face of Nelson. 8:8
02:01 Pedroza misses wildly with the Hook. 8:8
02:08 Nelson catches Eusebio Pedroza coming in with a sweet uppercut! 12:8
02:08 That's the punch Nelson hoped to land! Pedroza looks to be in bad shape after that blow! 12:8
02:22 Alvarado has to pull the fighters away from each other as Nelson locks up Eusebio Pedroza's arms. 12:8
02:31 Referee Alvarado has to separate the two... 12:8
02:36 Nelson dips and connects with a hook to the side of Pedroza's head. 14:8
02:50 Eusebio Pedroza just misses with a huge shot as Nelson chooses the perfect time to suddenly backpedal. 14:8
02:53 Azumah Nelson misses with the jab but scores with the follow up cross. 16:8
03:00 Considering the clinch Nelson has on Pedroza it looks like he wants to dance with him, not fight him. Pedroza pushes him away. 16:8
03:00 Alvarado has to separate the two... 16:8
03:00 There's the bell ending Round 1. 16:8

Round 2
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Round 2 begins as the bell sounds. 0:0
0:13 That punch actually went behind Pedroza's head as he moved inside of a looping shot from Nelson. 0:0
0:20 Nelson received a pep talk from Alton Merkerson before he left his corner; we'll see if it worked. 0:0
0:20 Nelson comes in over Pedroza's guard with a solid hook. 3:0
0:30 Nelson rams the jab into the chest of Pedroza. He's making very effective use of that punch. 6:0
0:40 Pedroza feints downstairs, then lands two quick blows to the head. 6:2
0:56 Nelson is still trying to find the range with his punches. He's just missing with some of his shots. 6:2
01:03 Nelson is receiving a lot of encouragement from his corner. If this helps win fights, he has a real good shot tonight. 6:2
01:11 The action slows for the moment. 6:2
01:20 Pedroza clinches... Nelson gets an arm free! He should be punching with it! 6:2
01:24 Pedroza and Nelson each take a step back. 6:2
01:33 Nelson approaches flat-footed, but continues to move forward, not giving Pedroza any room to breathe. 6:2
01:43 Nelson lands a strong uppercut! 10:2
01:43 Pedroza was stunned by that blow! 10:2
02:00 Nelson is challenging Pedroza to fight him and quit clinching. 10:2
02:04 The Referee breaks it up... 10:2
02:13 Nelson looks to work the body, but Pedroza covers up nicely. 10:2
02:20 Both fighters are circling, keeping their distance from each other. 10:2
02:28 That was a reckless uppercut from Nelson but it still manages to score cleanly. 13:2
02:42 The fighters are tied up. Nelson tries to extract himself. He gets his arms free. 13:2
02:51 Alvarado breaks them up... 13:2
02:55 There's a pause in the action as both fighters regroup. 13:2
03:00 Nelson throws a flurry of punches but Pedroza either blocks or slips them. 13:2
03:00 Round 2 ends with the sound of the bell. 14:1

Round 3
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Pedroza looks to be in excellent shape as Round 3 gets underway. 0:0
0:13 Nelson telegraphed that shot and Pedroza ducks under it easily. 0:0
0:20 Alton Merkerson was extremely upbeat during the break with Nelson providing some solid encouragement. 0:0
0:25 Nelson is holding... 0:0
0:30 Alvarado separates the two... 0:0
0:43 Pedroza lets his hands go inside, but Nelson protects his body well. 0:0
0:51 Both fighters are being cautious and keeping out of range. 0:0
01:05 Pedroza lands consecutive blows to Nelson's midsection. 0:2
01:19 Nelson fires and misses. 0:2
01:31 Nelson whiffs with the uppercut. 0:2
01:33 Pedroza flicks a lead right to the head of Nelson. 0:4
01:43 Azumah Nelson gives a nice head feint and then lands a hook to the head of Pedroza. 2:4
01:59 Pedroza fires a lead right that Nelson manages to avoid. 2:4
02:06 A series of strong blows to the midsection by Nelson. 5:4
02:19 Nelson scores with consecutive blows to the body of Pedroza. 7:4
02:44 Pedroza suddenly goes southpaw and tries to find an opening. But his punches miss from this side too. Now he goes back to his orthodox stance. 7:4
02:51 Azumah Nelson gets off a jab to the solar plexus 9:4
03:00 Pedroza usues his legs to avoid Nelson's punches. 9:4
03:00 Pedroza shows Nelson his back and moves quickly back to his corner at the sound of the bell, ending Round 3. 9:4

Round 4
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Both fighters look ready to go as Round 4 begins. 0:0
0:08 Pedroza got quite a pep talk in his corner; we'll see if Mickey Duff's instructions work. 0:0
0:14 Nelson leans on the ropes and motions for Pedroza to come in. 0:0
0:14 These guys both look like they have barely been in a fight at all.. 0:0
0:26 Nelson takes a hard combination from Pedroza 0:4
0:26 Nelson looks to be in big trouble after that barrage! 0:4
0:40 Pedroza can't find the range as he tries to work the body. 0:4
0:42 Nelson bangs away with both hands and a nice uppercut finds a home. 2:4
0:52 Both fighters are being extremely cautious in this one. We hadn't expected such a tactical battle. 2:4
01:04 A vicious exchange with both men scoring, though Pedroza seemed to get the better of it. 4:7
01:41 They take a half-step back. 4:7
01:52 Nelson tries to give angles as he continues his relentless forward motion. 4:7
01:57 The fighters are jockeying for position as both men try to gain the advantage here in the 4th. 4:7
02:06 Eusebio Pedroza ties up Nelson... 4:7
02:10 Alvarado separates the two... 4:7
02:14 Nelson is not having much success cutting off the ring this round. 4:7
02:18 As high as Nelson is holding his gloves he is leaving his body wide open to a damaging body punch if Pedroza takes advantage of it. 4:7
02:26 Azumah Nelson works his way in and leans on Pedroza. 4:7
02:35 Nelson cranks up the hook and connects to Eusebio Pedroza's jaw, that one had bad intent behind it! 9:7
02:35 Pedroza looks shaken! 9:7
02:45 Azumah Nelson punishes Pedroza with a hook to the ribs. 12:7
02:59 Pedroza shoots a vicious cross right down the pipe and catches Nelson flush! 12:11
02:59 Nelson is suddenly in trouble! 12:11
03:00 Non stop action as they battled from pillar to post in that round!! 13:11

Round 5
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Shouts of encouragement for both fighters can be heard as the bell rings for Round 5. 0:0
0:09 Nelson drives the hook home. 3:0
0:14 Both fighters show virtually nothing in the way of damage. 3:0
0:18 Pedroza's corner men did their job with quiet efficiency and confidence. 3:0
0:19 A cross from Nelson lands with some power. 6:0
0:33 Pedroza tries to go to the body but he can't find an opening. 6:0
0:35 Nelson lands a flurry to the ribs of Pedroza. 8:0
0:49 Nelson wraps his arms around Pedroza. 8:0
0:53 Pedroza pushes Nelson away. 8:0
0:58 Nelson pops a jab home. That punch didn't hurt but it still scored points. 10:0
01:07 Nelson lands a short left hook to the head. 12:0
01:17 It is a good boxing crowd tonight. They know the game and are reacting to every good punch that lands. 12:0
01:25 Nelson lands a crushing hook! 16:0
01:25 Pedroza is clutching his side! 16:0
01:29 Pedroza is starting to puff up a little under his left eye. 16:0
01:37 These guys are really going at it and both will be in a little worse shape after this exchange is over. 18:2
01:51 Azumah Nelson traps Pedroza's gloves under his arms. He won't let go until Alvarado breaks it up. 18:2
01:55 * Alvarado steps in and admonishes Pedroza for leaning on Nelson's neck. 18:2
02:14 Azumah Nelson slides along the far ropes. 18:2
02:26 Azumah Nelson lands a vicious uppercut! 23:2
02:26 Pedroza careens wildly into the ropes! He's trying desperately to hang on! 23:2
02:42 Nelson really buried that punch into Pedroza's ribs. 27:2
02:42 Pedroza is gasping for air!! 27:2
02:47 There appears to be increased swelling under Pedroza's left eye. 27:2
02:56 Nelson dips as if to launch a body shot, then goes upstairs with a quick hook to the head that puts Pedroza back on his heels! 31:2
02:56 How is Pedroza standing after that? 31:2
03:00 There's another round in the books. 31:2

Round 6
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Here come the fighters to ring center... 0:0
0:07 Mickey Duff knows Pedroza lost that last round, but he took the postive approach between rounds. 0:0
0:07 Pedroza's corner didn't ignore the swelling he's suffered so far in this bout; however, even with the attention that they gave it, the puffiness doesn't look lessened much, if at all. 0:0
0:13 Nelson goes straight at Pedroza, a poor way to cut off the ring if that's what he's trying to do. 0:0
0:21 Pedroza snaps Nelson's head back with a jolting uppercut. 0:3
0:35 Nelson lands a hard cross! 4:3
0:35 That blow connected solidly to the head of Pedroza and he is stunned! 4:3
0:54 Pedroza just can't find the range with that jab. 4:3
0:57 Nelson throws a nice, short uppercut that scores to Pedroza's jaw. 6:3
01:13 Pedroza lands a solid uppercut! 6:8
01:13 Nelson appears to be stunned! 6:8
01:29 Nelson picks off the uppercut by Pedroza. 6:8
01:40 Pedroza throws the cross and scores to the head of Azumah Nelson. 6:10
01:49 Eusebio Pedroza scores with a quick hook to the head of Nelson after Nelson missed with a wild shot of his own. 6:12
02:04 Pedroza comes in low. Nelson puts a headlock on him. Alvarado knocks Nelson's arm off Pedroza's head. 6:12
02:09 Azumah Nelson finally lets go of Pedroza. 6:12
02:23 Eusebio Pedroza drops the right hand flush on Nelson's chin! 6:16
02:23 That blast sent Azumah Nelson reeling into the ropes! 6:16
02:40 Pedroza is dancing and flicking harmless punches at Azumah Nelson. 6:16
02:49 Pedroza lands a devastating uppercut! 6:20
02:49 Nelson staggers into the ropes! He is struggling to remain upright! 6:20
02:58 There's a punishing hook to the midsection from Pedroza. 6:23
03:00 The crowd is up and standing as the fighters finish Round 6. 6:25

Round 7
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Azumah Nelson and Pedroza square off as the bell sounds to start the action for Round 7. 0:0
0:06 The swelling on the face of Pedroza is noticeable, even at a distance. Although his corner men were applying cold compresses and trying to work the swelling away from his eyes, Pedroza still has distension. 0:0
0:12 Nelson ties up Pedroza. 0:0
0:24 Alvarado separates the two fighters. 0:0
0:24 Eusebio Pedroza looks to be out of gas at this point. 0:0
0:33 Alvarado warns Pedroza for holding and hitting, although he is doing a lot more holding than hitting. 0:0
0:42 Now they break clean. 0:0
0:51 Alvarado is getting too involved in the fight and is becoming more of a factor than a referee is supposed to be. 0:0
0:54 Nelson's corner is urging him on. They're really vocal tonight. 0:0
0:59 Nelson finds a home for his jab, keeping Pedroza at bay. 2:0
01:10 Pedroza throws the hook and connects. 2:2
01:32 Nelson doubled up on the hook. Did you see the water fly off Pedroza's head? 6:2
01:32 Pedroza was staggered by that punch! 6:2
01:37 The swelling under Pedroza's left eye is causing him problems and it won't take much more to become a major handicap for him. 6:2
01:41 Pedroza is trying to avoid shots to the body. He'd better look out for shots to the head! 6:2
01:53 Pedroza has been watching too much wrestling, the way He's grabbing Azumah Nelson. 6:2
02:02 Alvarado steps in and breaks it up. 6:2
02:06 The two men are circling one another, looking for an opening. 6:2
02:13 Both fighters want to work inside for the moment, as Nelson blasts home a hook. 8:2
02:27 Nelson misses with the left and then fails to connect with the right as well. 8:2
02:30 Pedroza scores with a hook to the side of the head. 8:4
02:39 Nelson pushes Pedroza away from him, trying to get some punching room and lands a wicked uppercut in close. 11:4
02:52 Pedroza takes a solid cross from Nelson. 14:4
03:00 Nelson appears to have a pretty good lead at this point. 14:4
03:00 Pedroza breathes heavily as he walks slowly back to his corner as Round 7 ends. 13:4

Round 8
Time Commentary Points
0:00 It's Round 8 of this scheduled 12 rounder. 0:0
0:07 Mickey Duff not only gave Pedroza encouragement between rounds but also some solid advice on how to handle Nelson. Now it's up to Pedroza to implement it. 0:0
0:07 If the swelling was lessened by Pedroza's corner, it wasn't reduced enough to make a big difference. It's going to be a factor in this fight if it continues to worsen. 0:0
0:12 Pedroza fires and misses. 0:0
0:19 Nelson lands a strong cross! 4:0
0:19 Pedroza was stunned by that blow! 4:0
0:35 Nelson is off target with that jab. 4:0
0:43 Pedroza unleashes a wild hook that just glances off the side of Nelson's head, if that had landed flush this fight might have been over! 4:2
0:52 Nelson continues to pop the jab 6:2
01:06 Eusebio Pedroza moves to the center of the Ring taunting Nelson with his hands by his sides. 6:2
01:14 Nelson goes downstairs with a series of hard blows. 9:2
01:18 Pedroza's left eye is becoming a cause of major concern as it continues swell. 9:2
01:23 Pedroza fires a straight right. He split the gloves with that punch. 9:4
01:38 Pedroza is turning this fight into a clinching and holding affair as he continues to wrap his arms around Nelson. 9:4
01:42 The fighters separate after a clinch. 9:4
01:54 It's a sweet uppercut by Nelson! He snapped Pedroza's head straight back with that punch! 13:4
01:54 Pedroza appears to have been staggered by that punch... 13:4
02:11 Nelson throws a crushing right to Pedroza's jaw! 17:4
02:11 Pedroza is reeling after that shot! 17:4
02:15 There has to be something done about the swelling around Pedroza's left eye as it continues to worsen. 17:4
02:21 Pedroza moves into the near right corner. 17:4
02:25 Nelson looks somewhat plodding as he tries to chase down Pedroza. 17:4
02:33 Pedroza's corner is shouting to their man, encouraging him to pick up the action. 17:4
02:37 Nelson moves into a neutral corner. 17:4
02:37 Pedroza throws punches in bunches and that's the way to disrupt your opponent's rhythm. 17:6
02:51 Nelson drives home a wicked hook to the midsection! 22:6
02:51 Pedroza appears shaken by those punches! 22:6
03:00 Eusebio Pedroza can't score with short uppercut inside. Nelson got his gloves in front of the punch. 22:6
03:00 Alvarado motions the fighters to their corners as the bell sounds to end Round 8. 24:6

Round 9
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Round 9 is about to begin... There's the bell! 0:0
0:06 Nelson got some great advice from Alton Merkerson between rounds, let's see if he puts it to use here in round 9. 0:0
0:06 Pedroza's corner is an experienced crew but the swelling he's suffered looks almost as bad as it did before the minute break. 0:0
0:12 Pedroza fires a wild overhand right and misses everything. 0:0
0:22 Nelson brushes the ropes and quickly spins away, heading back to ring center. 0:0
0:31 * OH my,Nelson lands a huge hook and Pedroza hits the canvas. 0:0
0:33 Alvarado begins the count... 8:0
0:33 1... 8:0
0:34 2... 8:0
0:35 3... 8:0
0:36 4... 8:0
0:37 5... 8:0
0:38 Pedroza rolls over and is trying to push himself up but will he have enough strength and time to do it? 8:0
0:39 7... 8:0
0:39 * Pedroza makes it to his feet but his legs look wobbly! He is going to have to call on all his skills to remain in the fight. 8:0
0:39 Alvarado seems convinced that Pedroza is ok, and the fight will continue! 8:0
0:39 Nelson has Eusebio Pedroza is in a world of hurt as He fires away with both hands. 8:0
0:52 Nelson charges in but Pedroza avoids the rush. 8:0
0:57 Nelson traps Pedroza in the corner! 8:0
0:57 Azumah Nelson scores with three hard shots in a row to the midsection! 11:0
0:57 Nelson senses that he can end this fight now if he can just land a few more punches. 11:0
01:10 Nelson's misses as Pedroza backpedals away. 11:0
01:17 Nelson feels his back touch the ropes and immediately moves away. He doesn't want to get trapped there. 11:0
01:21 Nelson feels his back touch the ropes and tries to reverse his position. He doesn't want to be the one trapped there. 11:0
01:30 Nelson rips off a nice right-left combination to the head. 13:0
01:30 Azumah Nelson has Pedroza hurt, now let's see what kind of finisher Nelson is. 13:0
01:34 It seems every shot Pedroza takes on his left makes the swelling worse. 13:0
01:43 Azumah Nelson has Pedroza pinned! 13:0
01:52 * A solid combination drops Pedroza on his back! 13:0
01:55 Nelson is ushered to a neutral corner by Alvarado and the count begins.. 21:0
01:55 1... 21:0
01:56 2... 21:0
01:57 3... 21:0
01:58 Pedroza is desperately trying to stand as the count hits 4 but he is badly hurt. 21:0
01:59 5... 21:0
02:00 6... 21:0
02:01 7... 21:0
02:01 * Somehow Pedroza has made it back up after taking that vicious shot. He looks like he's out of it. 21:0
02:01 Alvarado is allowing the fight to continue. Pedroza looks real shaken to us, however. 21:0
02:01 Pedroza is hurt. He looks like he's ready to go. Nelson just needs to take his time and land one more big shot. 21:0
02:09 Nelson slips inside and lands a hook. 23:0
02:09 Nelson must sense that he's got Pedroza just about out on his feet. Now, it's a matter of whether or not he can land the punches necessary to end this fight. 23:0
02:18 Pedroza is trapped in his own corner... 23:0
02:23 No one is going to confuse Azumah Nelson with a ballerina, but at least he isn't just standing still. 23:0
02:27 Nelson doubles up to the body, though Pedroza seems unfazed. 25:0
02:27 That last punch by Nelson just turned Pedroza's legs to Jell-O! Pedroza did a little dance and he's trying to regroup. Azumah Nelson moves in for the kill. 25:0
02:36 Pedroza slides into a neutral corner... 25:0
02:40 Azumah Nelson misses badly. It looked like he changed his mind half way through the punch. 25:0
02:47 Pedroza retreats into a neutral corner. 25:0
02:47 Nelson rips a hook to the head. 27:0
02:47 Nelson probably can't finish Eusebio Pedroza this round as time winds down, but He should carry this momentum into the next round. 27:0
02:51 Alvarado is taking a close look at Pedroza, if he doesn't respond this fight could be over. 27:0
03:00 Nelson tries to get the hook into the the ribs, but Pedroza blocks it. 27:0
03:00 It looks like Nelson has a pretty solid lead at this stage of the fight. 27:0
03:00 Fans appreciate a fine display of boxing but as that last round proved nothing gets them going like a knockdown. 29:0

Round 10
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Pedroza is getting his full rest as he remains on his stool as the Round 10 bell sounds. Now he's up and his corner scrambles to exit the ring. 0:0
0:06 Mickey Duff was really animated in Pedroza's corner and Pedroza was nodding in agreement. 0:0
0:06 The swelling on the face of Pedroza is almost as pronounced as it was before his corner worked on it, in spite of their efforts. 0:0
0:11 Nelson is either lucky or has radar. Pedroza's last punch missed landing by a fraction of an inch! 0:0
0:13 A flurry of blows from Nelson lands to the body 2:0
0:25 Pedroza pins Nelson in the corner! 2:0
0:29 Pedroza fails to connect with that punch. He pushed it out there instead of cutting loose with it. 2:0
0:41 Pedroza fires a left hand that Nelson takes high on the shoulder. 2:0
0:43 Nelson gets off a quick combination to the body 4:0
0:48 The increased swelling around the left eye of Pedroza is fast becoming a hindurance. 4:0
0:57 Pedroza doesn't connect with the uppercut. 4:0
01:09 Pedroza lands a devastating hook! 4:4
01:09 Nelson looks shaken! 4:4
01:23 Eusebio Pedroza throws a leaping shot that fails to hit the target. 4:4
01:37 Pedroza lets his hands go but his punches land on the arms of Nelson. 4:4
01:44 Nelson slides into his own corner... 4:4
01:49 Pedroza connects with a violent jab! 4:8
01:49 Nelson is badly hurt! 4:8
01:53 Eusebio Pedroza eyes look good. He seems to be clear-headed after last round's knockdown. 4:8
02:02 Pedroza misses with what looked like a backhand. He's lucky. If that had landed, he might have drawn a warning. 4:8
02:14 Pedroza catches Nelson coming in with a sweet uppercut! 4:12
02:14 Azumah Nelson is hurt! 4:12
02:32 Pedroza landed a sharp combination that rocked Nelson back on his heels! 4:16
02:32 Nelson was rattled by those shots and he is in a world of hurt! 4:16
02:46 Pedroza clinches nicely... but clinching doesn't score points. 4:16
02:50 Referee Alvarado steps in to break it up. 4:16
02:57 Both fighters are being cautious and keeping out of range. 4:16
03:00 Nelson backs into a neutral corner. 4:16
03:00 Eusebio Pedroza pins Nelson's arms against his body stopping him from throwing any punches. 4:16
03:00 Pedroza pushes Azumah Nelson away. 4:16
03:00 And that ends Round number 10. 4:16

Round 11
Time Commentary Points
0:00 There's two rounds of boxing left, and it's obvious that Pedroza is going to need a miracle to win this fight. 0:0
0:07 A minute wasn't enough to eliminate or even significantly reduce Pedroza's swelling. They'll have to keep a close watch on it and make sure Pedroza's vision doesn't become a major problem over the next few rounds. 0:0
0:09 Pedroza slides into the corner... 0:0
0:13 Nelson voluntarily moves onto the ropes. 0:0
0:17 Whatever Alton Merkerson said to him in the corner between rounds must have had some effect as Nelson has some spring in his step here in the 11th round. 0:0
0:22 Pedroza lands a hard cross! 0:4
0:22 Nelson is reeling.. 0:4
0:36 Azumah Nelson takes a heavy uppercut downstairs. 0:8
0:36 Nelson is favoring his ribs, he's hurt!! 0:8
0:40 Azumah Nelson is running out of gas... 0:8
0:47 Eusebio Pedroza has Nelson trapped! 0:8
0:47 Pedroza moves in and scores with a quick jab. 0:10
01:01 Pedroza wings a big left hand at Nelson but the latter sidesteps the punch. 0:10
01:11 Both men look to measure one another. 0:10
01:19 Nelson and Pedroza are in a clinch, Alvarado hollers at them to break and start fighting. 0:10
01:23 Alvarado is shouting at Azumah Nelson to break! 0:10
01:28 Not a lot of action in the ring right now. 0:10
01:36 That hook by Nelson jarred Pedroza! 5:10
01:36 Pedroza is trying to regain his senses after that punch... 5:10
01:56 Pedroza just delivered a wake-up call!!! He really caught Nelson with a sharp combination! 5:14
01:56 Nelson is out on his feet after that violent combination! 5:14
02:13 Nelson holds his arms up in disgust as Pedroza holds him around his waist. 5:14
02:22 Pedroza shoves Nelson away. 5:14
02:31 Pedroza is clinching... 5:14
02:36 Alvarado has to break them apart. 5:14
02:48 Pedroza wants to go downstairs, but can't penetrate Nelson's defense. 5:14
03:00 Pedroza misses wildly with the hook. 5:14
03:00 Nelson seems to have done enough to win this fight. 5:14
03:00 We're at the 3:00 mark and that brings this round to an end. 5:14

Round 12
Time Commentary Points
0:00 The fighters touch gloves in the middle of the ring as the 12th and final round begins. 0:0
0:06 Mickey Duff seemed to pump up Pedroza between rounds. 0:0
0:06 If the swelling was lessened by Pedroza's corner, it wasn't reduced enough to make a big difference. It's going to be a factor in this fight if it continues to worsen. 0:0
0:11 There's a clinch. Neither fighter seems to want to break. 0:0
0:20 Pedroza tries to get free... Here comes Alvarado to break them up... 0:0
0:30 Azumah Nelson just comes up short with the hook. 0:0
0:41 Look out! That was a straight right by Nelson! 4:0
0:41 That punch may have stunned Pedroza momentarily. 4:0
0:46 The swelling around Pedroza's left eye is getting messy and his vision has to be obscured. 4:0
0:59 There's a hard shot off the top of Eusebio Pedroza's head! 8:0
0:59 Pedroza is trying to regroup after that punch... 8:0
01:09 Pedroza backs into his own corner... 8:0
01:09 Nelson throws a hook to the ribs with authority. 11:0
01:18 Both fighters miss, now Nelson follows up with a solid hook to the body of Nelson! 14:0
01:23 Pedroza's left eye is turning ugly as the swelling under it worsens. 14:0
01:29 Nelson is trying to move in behind the jab, which lands. 16:0
01:40 Nelson is keeping away from the ropes. 16:0
01:40 He lands the lead cross. 18:0
01:57 Azumah Nelson keeps looking to get inside on Pedroza 18:0
02:04 There's a lead right hand that finds its mark. That can be a dangerous punch if Nelson can land a solid one. 20:0
02:09 The swelling under Pedroza's left eye can't get much worse, as it has now ballooned substantially. 20:0
02:13 The crowd is reacting to every punch thrown by these guys, whether it lands or not. 20:0
02:17 Pedroza walks in to a glancing hook from Azumah Nelson. 22:0
02:26 Nelson lets his hands go again and gets in several scoring blows. 24:0
02:43 Hide the china because Nelson is like a bull in there, charging forward with reckless abandon. 24:0
02:51 Pedroza is trapped in Azumah Nelson's corner... 24:0
02:51 Nelson's hands are free inside as he lands an uppercut on Pedroza's beltline. 26:0
03:00 Pedroza is holding. Well, he can't get hit if Nelson can't throw punches, I guess. 26:0
03:00 Alvarado separates them. 26:0
03:00 Nelson appears to have this fight under control. 26:0
03:00 There's the final bell! This fight's in the hands of the judges now. 28:0

Fight Result

Here's Pat Harker with the call...

Ladies and Gentlemen, the judges have tallied their scorecards and here is your decision...

Glenn Trowbridge, United States scores the bout 115 to 108

Artie Aidala, United States scores the bout 117 to 107

Tammye Jenkins, United States scores the bout 116 to 108

And your winner by unanimous decision Azumah Nelson!!!


Score Cards

Glenn Trowbridge Round Total
United States 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Azumah Nelson 9 10 9 10 10 9 10 10 10 9 9 10 115
Eusebio Pedroza 10 9 10 9 8 10 9 9 6 10 10 8 108

Artie Aidala Round Total
United States 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Azumah Nelson 10 10 10 10 10 9 10 10 10 9 9 10 117
Eusebio Pedroza 9 9 9 10 8 10 9 9 6 10 10 8 107

Tammye Jenkins Round Total
United States 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Azumah Nelson 9 10 10 10 10 9 10 10 10 9 9 10 116
Eusebio Pedroza 10 9 9 9 8 10 9 9 7 10 10 8 108

Round Totals Round Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Azumah Nelson 28 30 29 30 30 27 30 30 30 27 27 30 348
Eusebio Pedroza 29 27 28 28 24 30 27 27 19 30 30 24 323


Statistics
Categories Azumah Nelson Eusebio Pedroza
Knockdowns scored 2 0

Jabs / Round 5.17 3.17
Hooks / Round 6.00 2.83
Crosses / Round 6.08 2.92
Combinations / Round 4.08 2.67
Uppercuts / Round 8.25 2.92

Punches Landed / Round 29.58 14.50
Punches Missed / Round 34.08 52.25

Punching Accuracy 46.5% 21.7%

Total Number of Fouls 0 1
Leaning on Opponent's Neck 1

Foul Penalties:
Caution 1

Bouts with eye swelling resulting from punches 1

No cuts occured

Strategies (demanded/followed)
Cover Up 0 / 0 1 / 1
Fight Inside 4 / 4 0 / 0
Fight Outside (Offensive) 0 / 0 5 / 5
Fight Outside (Defensive) 1 / 1 0 / 0
Go for KO 3 / 3 0 / 0
Go All Out for KO 2 / 0 5 / 4
Protect Cut 0 / 0 0 / 0
Take a Round Off 0 / 0 0 / 0


Preliminary 2
Eder Jofre vs Naseem Hamed


Fight info: International Convention Centre, Birmingham, England, 2021-03-29, announcer is Howard Leigh, referee is Mickey Vann, the bout will be scored by three judges: Glen Hamada (United States), Yusaku Yoshida (Japan) and Melvina Lathan (United States), ring card girl is Amy Longlegs, this is not a title bout, the bout is scheduled for 12 rounds, Unified-rules are in effect, three KD rule is not in effect, save by the bell is not in effect, only the referee can stop the fight, mandatory 8 count is not in effect, fight stopped due to an accidental head butt: Tech. Draw through 4/Scorecard after 4, game will check for injuries, game will adjust ratings for weight class, use judges bias is set to 'random', Scoring System is 10 Points
In the red corner: Eder Jofre - Record: 1-0-0 (1) - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Top Condition - Trainer: Freddie Roach - Cut Man: Danny Milano
In the blue corner: Naseem Hamed - Record: 2-0-0 (2) - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Top Condition - Trainer: Yank Durham - Cut Man: Darkie Smith

Round 1
Time Commentary Points
0:00 The fighters come out of their corners, ready to initiate action here in the first. 0:0
0:07 Jofre scores with a hard jab but he misses with the right hand, coming behind it. 3:0
0:16 As high as Hamed is holding his gloves he is leaving his body wide open to a damaging body punch if Jofre takes advantage of it. 3:0
0:46 Hamed picks off the jab thrown by Jofre. 3:0
01:01 Jofre is off target with that cross. 3:0
01:08 Both fighters ought to be using their jabs more to set up their other punches this round. 3:0
01:12 A hard combination lands for Jofre. 6:0
01:29 Hamed lets his hands go but his punches land on the arms of Jofre. 6:0
01:36 Naseem Hamed takes a hard combination from Jofre 10:0
01:36 Naseem Hamed looks stunned! 10:0
01:57 Hamed throws a straight right that glances off the shoulder of Jofre but it's enough to keep him off-balance. 10:0
02:05 The two men are circling one another, looking for an opening. 10:0
02:07 Jofre bobs and weaves his way inside and lets his hands go, scoring with a hook. 12:0
02:28 Jofre back pedals away from the straight forward attack of Hamed. 12:0
02:37 Jofre fires a left hand that Hamed takes high on the shoulder. 12:0
02:48 Hamed quickly hitches up his trunks. 12:0
02:52 Jofre gets off a nice little three punch salvo. 14:0
03:00 There's the bell ending Round 1. 16:0

Round 2
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Hamed is off his stool and waiting for the bell to begin Round 2. 0:0
0:06 Yank Durham was really animated in Hamed's corner and Naseem Hamed was nodding in agreement. 0:0
0:13 Naseem Hamed looks to work the body, but Jofre covers up nicely. 0:0
0:20 Hamed takes a heavy uppercut downstairs. 4:0
0:20 Hamed is suddenly in trouble! 4:0
0:37 Jofre voluntarily moves onto the ropes. 4:0
0:41 Both men look to measure one another. 4:0
0:49 Hamed traps Jofre's gloves under his arms, forcing Vann to break them up. 4:0
0:53 * Vann steps in and admonishes Jofre for leaning on Hamed's neck. 4:0
01:08 Quick hands and feet can take you far in this game. Of course, having a good chin helps! 4:0
01:15 Hamed dips as if to launch a body shot, then goes upstairs with a quick hook to the head that puts Jofre back on his heels! 4:4
01:15 Hamed has Jofre in trouble after that punch! 4:4
01:29 Hamed fires a lead right that Jofre manages to avoid. 4:4
01:31 Jofre connects with a double jab, followed by a right. 6:4
01:44 A hard jab lands from Jofre 9:4
02:01 Hamed tries to drop the right hand over the top but Eder Jofre ducks under it. 9:4
02:15 Naseem Hamed patiently and methodically advances, steadily cutting down the ring space, giving Jofre little room to move. 9:4
02:30 Hamed misses with the left and then fails to connect with the right as well. 9:4
02:37 Jofre drops the right hand flush on Hamed's chin! 14:4
02:37 That shot landed square and Hamed felt it, he's in a world of hurt! 14:4
02:46 Hamed said he wanted to start fast but so far, he still hasn't found his rhythm. 14:4
02:54 There's a clinch. Neither fighter seems to want to break. 14:4
02:59 Vann separates the two... 14:4
03:00 Hamed wants to go downstairs, but can't penetrate Jofre's defense. 14:4
03:00 The bell sounds - more boxing to come in a moment. 15:4

Round 3
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Round 3 begins as the bell sounds. 0:0
0:11 Jofre misses with what looked like a backhand. He's lucky. If that had landed, he might have drawn a warning. 0:0
0:22 Both fighters are circling, keeping their distance from each other. 0:0
0:33 Jofre throws a flurry of punches but Hamed either blocks or slips them. 0:0
0:35 Hamed blasts two wicked shots to the ribs of Jofre and you could see him wince in pain. 0:3
0:49 Jofre is moving around the ring nicely. 0:3
0:53 There's a right cross from Jofre that lands flush. 3:3
01:09 Jofre fires and misses. 3:3
01:12 Hamed moves in and connects with a compact uppercut to the head. 3:5
01:31 Naseem Hamed just landed a three punch combo! 3:9
01:31 Jofre is trying to regroup after those punches... 3:9
01:45 Eder Jofre is still trying to find the range with his punches. He's just missing with some of his shots. 3:9
02:06 Jofre does a great job of moving as Hamed tries to work inside. 3:9
02:08 Jofre goes to work inside landing a hard combination to body. 6:9
02:22 Jofre pushes his way out to the center of the ring where the fighters seperate. 6:9
02:34 Naseem Hamed slides into the corner... 6:9
02:39 Vann has to pull the fighters away from each other as Jofre locks up Hamed's arms. 6:9
02:43 The fighters separate after a clinch. 6:9
02:48 There's a pause in the action as both fighters regroup. 6:9
02:51 The action slows for the moment. 6:9
02:54 Neither fighter is straying far from the middle of the ring. 6:9
02:59 Hamed usues subtle movement and a tight guard protecting his body as Jofre tries vainly to score. 6:9
03:00 The bell sounds ending Round 3. Amy 'The Smile' Longlegs is about ready to climb through the ropes and into the ring to the whistles and cheers of the crowd. 8:9

Round 4
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Jofre looks to be in good shape as Round 4 gets underway. 0:0
0:13 Jofre backs into a neutral corner. 0:0
0:18 Jofre is trying to free his gloves from under Naseem Hamed's gloves. 0:0
0:22 Jofre pushes Hamed away. 0:0
0:22 Neither fighter has a mark on them at this point of the fight. 0:0
0:35 It's a sweet uppercut by Hamed! He snapped Jofre's head straight back with that punch! 0:4
0:35 That was a beautiful shot, Jofre's eyes actually rolled back in his head! It's amazing that he's still upright! 0:4
0:44 Jofre backs into his own corner... 0:4
0:49 Hamed knows one direction and thats straight ahead. 0:4
0:56 Jofre lands a devastating hook to the body. 3:4
01:14 * OH my,Naseem Hamed lands a huge cross and Jofre hits the canvas. 3:4
01:16 Vann crouches over Jofre as he starts the count 3:13
01:16 1... 3:13
01:17 2... 3:13
01:18 3... 3:13
01:19 4... 3:13
01:20 5... 3:13
01:21 6... 3:13
01:22 7... 3:13
01:23 8... 3:13
01:23 * Jofre is having a hard time keeping his feet under him as he pulls himself up off the canvas, 3:13
01:23 Jofre appears to be badly shaken, but Vann is going to allow the fight to go on. 3:13
01:23 Hamed senses he has Jofre in trouble and he is pouring it on! 3:13
01:41 Naseem Hamed drops his shoulder as if to throw a right, then quickly rips a quick left hook to the body. 3:17
01:41 Jofre is gasping for air!! 3:17
01:59 Hamed swings...and misses. 3:17
02:05 Hamed buries a straight left, followed by a solid right hook to the ribs. 3:20
02:05 Naseem Hamed wants to show why his reputation as a strong finisher is deserved as he looks to put Jofre away! 3:20
02:18 Hamed can't score with short uppercut inside. Jofre got his gloves in front of the punch. 3:20
02:29 Hamed charges Jofre trying to get inside 3:20
02:33 Hamed has Jofre trapped in the right neutral corner... 3:20
02:38 Hamed works his way in and leans on Jofre... 3:20
02:47 Vann has to break them apart. 3:20
02:59 Hamed has his arms wrapped around Jofre... Now they separate. 3:20
03:00 Vann separates the two fighters. 3:20
03:00 Forget the sweet science, boxing fans love a knockdown as their approval of that last round clearly demonstrates. 4:19

Round 5
Time Commentary Points
0:00 The bell starts the action as Jofre and Naseem Hamed leave their corners. 0:0
0:15 Hamed just comes up short with the cross. 0:0
0:18 Both fighters show virtually nothing in the way of damage. 0:0
0:22 Hamed got quite a pep talk in his corner; we'll see if Yank Durham's instructions work. 0:0
0:27 Jofre can't find the range as he tries to work the body. 0:0
0:45 Jofre misses with the left and then fails to connect with the right as well. 0:0
0:55 They take a half-step back. 0:0
0:59 Jofre is trapped in Hamed's corner... 0:0
0:59 Naseem Hamed launches an uppercut from way outside, grazing Jofre's jaw. Hamed is vulnerable to a counter throwing that punch from a distance like that. 0:2
01:17 Hamed picks off the uppercut by Jofre. 0:2
01:35 Jofre is just missing by a hair with his punches. 0:2
01:38 That knockdown that occurred last round hasn't made Jofre change his style. 0:2
01:42 Jofre lets his hands go inside and scores with at least two hard shots to Hamed's ribs. 3:2
01:59 Jofre tries to go to the body but he can't find an opening. 3:2
02:13 The fighters work their way back to the center of the ring... 3:2
02:20 There's a wicked right by Jofre. He had some steam on that punch. 6:2
02:29 Jofre scores with a cross, though it did not land flush. 8:2
02:46 Hamed tries to work his way inside but he can't do it. 8:2
02:53 Hamed tries to clinch, but Jofre shakes him off and lands an uppercut to the body. 10:2
03:00 Hamed retreats into a neutral corner. 10:2
03:00 Jofre telegraphed that shot and Hamed ducks under it easily. 10:2
03:00 Hamed breathes heavily as he walks slowly back to his corner as Round 5 ends. 12:3

Round 6
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Vann motions the fighters together as the bell sounds to begin Round 6. 0:0
0:14 Jofre is either lucky or has radar. Naseem Hamed's last punch missed landing by a fraction of an inch! 0:0
0:17 Despite the punches landed, both fighters remain unmarked. 0:0
0:21 Jofre received a pep talk from Freddie Roach before he left his corner; we'll see if it worked. 0:0
0:27 Jofre wraps his arms around Hamed. 0:0
0:32 Vann moves them apart. 0:0
0:36 Jofre pins Hamed in the corner! 0:0
0:41 Jofre clinches... Hamed gets an arm free! He should be punching with it! 0:0
0:50 Vann separates the two... 0:0
01:01 Jofre misses with that hook. 0:0
01:04 Hamed finds a home for his jab, keeping Jofre at bay. 0:2
01:13 The fighters are back at ring center... 0:2
01:18 You would think Naseem Hamed had a brick wall built aroud his midsection as futile as Jofre looked trying to score there! 0:2
01:24 Hamed pummels Jofre, capping off his assault with a stiff combination! 0:6
01:24 Jofre was shaken by those blows! 0:6
01:34 Naseem Hamed retreats into the near corner. 0:6
01:38 Look out! That was a straight right by Jofre! 5:6
01:38 Naseem Hamed was rattled by that shot and he is hurt! 5:6
01:47 Hamed slides into his own corner... 5:6
01:52 Jofre ties up Hamed. 5:6
01:56 The Referee breaks it up... 5:6
02:01 Hamed backs into the left corner. 5:6
02:06 Jofre is holding Hamed tighter than most men do their wives -- or girlfriends! 5:6
02:10 Vann moves in to break the clinch. 5:6
02:15 Both fighters move to ring center. 5:6
02:19 Jofre grabs Hamed. Too much of this kind of thing can have a negative affect on the scoring of the fight. 5:6
02:24 Naseem Hamed works his way free! 5:6
02:37 Eder Jofre doesn't connect with the combination. 5:6
02:44 That was a violent straight left by Hamed! 5:11
02:44 Jofre was hurt by those blows! 5:11
03:00 Hamed lands a wicked uppercut! 5:15
03:00 Eder Jofre appears to have been staggered by that punch... 5:15
03:00 Jofre has some apparent swelling under that left eye of his. 5:15
03:00 There's the bell, finishing Round 6. 5:15

Round 7
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Eder Jofre was a little slow getting off his stool this round. 0:0
0:07 Jofre scores with a big right hand. That shot got Naseem Hamed's attention. 3:0
0:16 Hamed moves into a neutral corner. 3:0
0:21 Jofre traps Hamed's gloves under his arms. He won't let go until Vann breaks it up. 3:0
0:30 Vann separates them. 3:0
0:41 Jofre pins Hamed in the corner! 3:0
0:41 Jofre throws punches in bunches and that's the way to disrupt your opponent's rhythm. 5:0
0:58 Jofre is clinching... Hamed is trying to free his gloves... They are under Jofre's arms... 5:0
01:07 Vann has to break the clinch. 5:0
01:20 Hamed throws a leaping shot that fails to hit the target. 5:0
01:26 Jofre lands a vicious uppercut! 10:0
01:26 Hamed is reeling after that shot! 10:0
01:36 Jofre traps Hamed in the corner! 10:0
01:40 Jofre clamps Hamed's arms to his side and holds on until Vann breaks the hold. 10:0
01:45 Now they break clean. 10:0
02:00 Hamed is trapped in his own corner... 10:0
02:00 Jofre gets in a hook to the body of Naseem Hamed. 12:0
02:12 Hamed moves into the right corner. 12:0
02:16 The quickness and footwork of Jofre is definitely keeping Hamed off balance. 12:0
02:25 Eder Jofre fires a shot, but it glances off Hamed's shoulder. 12:0
02:28 Jofre eats a jab from Hamed 12:2
02:41 Vann tries to separate the boxers but Jofre has a vice-like grip on Hamed. 12:2
02:53 Vann pries them apart. 12:2
03:00 Jofre cuts loose with a combination and the crowd roars, but the truth is none of those punches landed. Hamed had his elbows tucked in nicely. 12:2
03:00 It looks like Jofre has a pretty solid lead at this stage of the fight. 12:2
03:00 The bell ending Round 7 sounds and the fighters return to their corners. 12:2

Round 8
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Jofre and Hamed square off as the bell sounds to start the action for Round 8. 0:0
0:07 There's the uppercut from Jofre. That opening has been there all fight for him. 2:0
0:16 Jofre is staying at the center of the ring. 2:0
0:21 Jofre is holding on to Hamed. He seems to be taking a breather. 2:0
0:30 Jofre and Hamed each take a step back. 2:0
0:39 Eder Jofre feels his back touch the ropes and immediately moves away. He doesn't want to be trapped there. 2:0
0:48 Vann warns Jofre for holding and hitting, although he is doing a lot more holding than hitting. 2:0
0:57 Eder Jofre finally lets go of Hamed. 2:0
01:01 Jofre has Hamed pinned! 2:0
01:06 Jofre lands a devastating hook! 6:0
01:06 Hamed's eye's are glazed over after that shot, he is definitely hurt! 6:0
01:19 Jofre fires and misses. 6:0
01:26 Jofre just absorbed a terrifying shot to the body. 6:4
01:26 That series of punches rocked Jofre and he looks to be in trouble. 6:4
01:48 * A hook to the jaw has Naseem Hamed hurt he stumbles forward and he's down!! 6:4
01:50 Vann crouches over Hamed and begins to count.. 14:4
01:50 1... 14:4
01:51 2... 14:4
01:52 3... 14:4
01:53 4... 14:4
01:54 5... 14:4
01:55 Hamed rolls over and is trying to push himself up but will he have enough strength and time to do it? 14:4
01:56 7... 14:4
01:56 * Hamed manages to get back to his feet but he still looks kind of shaky. 14:4
01:56 Vann waves the two fighters together, he is allowing the fight to continue. 14:4
01:56 Jofre has Hamed is in a world of hurt as He fires away with both hands. 14:4
02:09 * Jofre is shaking his hand; that's usually a good indicator that he's hurt it. 14:4
02:17 That was a blistering exchange of punches between Hamed and Jofre! 16:6
02:17 Hamed suddenly looks very vulnerable. Jofre can stop him if he lets it all hang out. 16:6
02:22 Jofre's swelling isn't getting any better; as a matter of fact it's even more swollen here in round 8. 16:6
02:26 Hamed slides into a neutral corner... 16:6
02:31 Jofre tries to double up on the jab but neither hit the mark. 16:6
02:42 Jofre misses wildly with the Hook. 16:6
02:53 Hamed retreats into his own corner... 16:6
02:57 Vann yells at the fighters to separate but Jofre and Hamed are a tangle of arms. 16:6
03:00 Hamed tries to get free... Here comes Vann to break them up... 16:6
03:00 Fans appreciate a fine display of boxing but as that last round proved nothing gets them going like a knockdown. 14:6

Round 9
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Round 9 gets underway as the fighters move to the middle of the ring. 0:0
0:06 Yank Durham seemed to pump up Hamed between rounds. 0:0
0:11 Eder Jofre tries to get the hook into the the ribs, but Hamed blocks it. 0:0
0:23 Hamed fires a wild overhand left and misses everything. 0:0
0:26 Jofre glances a hook off Hamed's side. 2:0
0:30 Hamed is losing his legs... 2:0
0:43 Hamed just can't find the range with that hook. 2:0
0:49 The two men are circling one another, looking for an opening. 2:0
0:58 Eder Jofre is showing some fancy footwork tonight as he moves around Hamed. 2:0
01:10 Hamed lets his hands go inside, but Jofre protects his body well. 2:0
01:17 And Hamed tastes the power of a huge hook from Jofre! 7:0
01:17 Hamed seems to have been hurt by that punch! 7:0
01:34 Jofre fires a wild overhand right and misses everything. 7:0
01:40 Hamed landed a sharp combination that rocked Eder Jofre back on his heels! 7:4
01:40 Jofre was staggered by those punches... 7:4
01:45 The knockdown suffered by Hamed should have made that last round Jofre's by a wide margin. 7:4
01:45 The swelling is increasing around Jofre's left. 7:4
01:58 Naseem Hamed drives home a wicked hook to the midsection! 7:8
01:58 Jofre in on unsteady legs after those punches. 7:8
02:07 Jofre lands the jab but comes up short with a second one right behind it. 9:8
02:15 Naseem Hamed doesn't have to look for Jofre this round. He is right there in front of him. 9:8
02:18 Jofre seems really focused on what he's doing this round. 9:8
02:30 Hamed continues to come forward but he should be moving in behind punches. 9:8
02:40 Hamed lands a hard uppercut! 9:12
02:40 Jofre was stunned by that blow! 9:12
02:44 Jofre's vision could be hampered by the ever-increasing swelling under his left eye. 9:12
02:50 Hamed has Jofre cornered! 9:12
02:54 Naseem Hamed pins Jofre's arms against his body stopping him from throwing any punches. 9:12
03:00 Naseem Hamed uses his shoulder to force Jofre out of the clinch. 9:12
03:00 Jofre appears to have a pretty good lead at this point. 9:12
03:00 Both fighters have their supporters and each man is receiving a well-deserved round of applause from a pumped up crowd! 9:12

Round 10
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Hamed didn't sit in the corner between rounds and he comes out quickly to begin Round 10. 0:0
0:06 If the swelling was lessened by Jofre's corner, it wasn't reduced enough to make a big difference. It's going to be a factor in this fight if it continues to worsen. 0:0
0:09 Both boxers are in the middle of the squared circle. 0:0
0:13 Naseem Hamed grabs and holds Jofre... 0:0
0:18 Hamed shoves Jofre away. 0:0
0:18 Hamed is starting to carry his arms lower...he's tired. 0:0
0:30 Jofre misses wildly with the hook. 0:0
0:38 Not a lot of action in the ring right now. 0:0
0:46 Hamed lets his hands go but his punches land on the arms of Jofre. 0:0
0:52 Jofre has Hamed blocked in! 0:0
0:57 Hamed is protecting the body nicely as Eder Jofre fails to score inside. 0:0
01:08 Hamed has Jofre trapped! 0:0
01:12 Hamed scores with a tremendous left! 0:4
01:12 Jofre is suddenly in trouble! 0:4
01:26 Jofre moves to the center of the Ring taunting Hamed with his hands by his sides. 0:4
01:38 Hamed lands a solid hook! 0:8
01:38 Jofre is clutching his side! 0:8
01:43 The swelling around Jofre's left eye is worsening. 0:8
01:52 Jofre doubles up on the jab and each one scored cleanly. 3:8
02:04 Hamed moves into the far left corner. 3:8
02:09 Hamed does a great job smothering Jofre's punches, he had him locked up like he stole dinner right there. 3:8
02:15 Both men look to measure one another. 3:8
02:21 The two men are circling one another, looking for an opening. 3:8
02:28 Look at that subtle shoulder movement. See how Jofre rolls them? That throws off your opponent's timing. 3:8
02:33 Jofre has Hamed pinned! 3:8
02:38 Both fighters seem willing to clinch... Someone's got to throw some leather... 3:8
02:50 Referee Vann has to separate the two... 3:8
02:54 Both fighters are working the angles, looking to get the upper hand in this contest. 3:8
03:00 Hamed has been watching too much wrestling, the way He's grabbing Eder Jofre. 3:8
03:00 * The referee is cautioning Jofre about leaning on the neck of his opponent. It's a good tactic if you can get away with it because it tends to tire out the other fighter but Vann isn't going to let it happen. 3:8
03:00 * Vann is stopping the action and is going to take a point away from Eder Jofre! 3:8
03:00 Jofre appears to have this fight under control. 3:8
03:00 Round 10 of this scheduled 12 rounder ends as the bell sounds. 3:7

Round 11
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Eder Jofre is getting his full rest as he remains on his stool as the Round 11 bell sounds. Now he's up and his corner scrambles to exit the ring. 0:0
0:06 Hamed got some great advice from Yank Durham between rounds, let's see if he puts it to use here in round 11. 0:0
0:06 A minute wasn't enough to eliminate or even significantly reduce Jofre's swelling. They'll have to keep a close watch on it and make sure Jofre's vision doesn't become a major problem over the next few rounds. 0:0
0:12 Hamed just landed a devastating three punch combo! 0:4
0:12 Those punches hurt Jofre and he looks to hang on. 0:4
0:17 There appears to be increased swelling under Jofre's left eye. 0:4
0:31 Hamed just comes up short with the jab. 0:4
0:43 Jofre misses badly. It looked like he changed his mind half way through the punch. 0:4
0:54 * Eder Jofre absorbs a wicked hook to the head. He's staggering backwards and now he goes down in a heap. 0:4
0:57 Vann stands over Jofre and begins the count... 0:11
0:57 1... 0:11
0:58 Jofre is in bad shape as he tries to regain his feet. 0:11
0:59 3... 0:11
01:00 4... 0:11
01:00 * Somehow Jofre has made it back up after taking that vicious shot. He looks like he's out of it. 0:11
01:00 Jofre does not looks like he has fully recovered from the knockdown but he tells the ref that he can still fight. Vann must agree as he signals for the fight to go on. 0:11
01:00 Hamed stunned Jofre. Hamed knows how to finish an opponent when he has got one hurt, and he is going to work now! 0:11
01:09 Jofre ducks into an uppercut from Hamed. 0:13
01:09 Hamed stunned Jofre with that last shot and Hamed's killer instinct has kicked in as he looks to end the fight. 0:13
01:22 Naseem Hamed misses with the right and then fails to connect with the left as well. 0:13
01:33 Hamed just delivered a wake-up call!!! He really caught Jofre with a sharp combination! 0:17
01:33 Jofre was staggered by those punches! 0:17
01:42 Jofre moves into a neutral corner. 0:17
01:47 Hamed lets his hands go but his punches land on the arms of Eder Jofre. 0:17
01:53 The action is at ring center. 0:17
01:58 Naseem Hamed fails to connect with that punch. He pushed it out there instead of cutting loose with it. 0:17
02:09 Hamed connects with a violent combination! 0:22
02:09 Jofre was just battered in that exchange, he is reeling and has no clue where he is. 0:22
02:14 The increased swelling around the left eye of Jofre is fast becoming a hindurance. 0:22
02:23 Hamed whiffs with the jab. 0:22
02:29 Jofre slides into the corner... 0:22
02:34 Hamed misses wildly with the Hook. 0:22
02:40 Hamed's fans are here in force tonight, cheering everything he does. 0:22
02:51 Jofre has freed himself from Hamed. They move quickly to ring center. 0:22
02:58 Some good body work by Jofre but not much on those punches. 2:22
03:00 This fight is almost dead even at this juncture. 2:22
03:00 A knockdown is always exciting and this crowd is full of electricity after that last round! 2:22

Round 12
Time Commentary Points
0:00 The bell sounds for the 12th and final round of this fight. 0:0
0:07 Jofre's corner didn't ignore the swelling he's suffered so far in this bout; however, even with the attention that they gave it, the puffiness doesn't look lessened much, if at all. 0:0
0:12 Jofre slides along the far ropes. 0:0
0:12 Jofre is slowing up... 0:0
0:16 Hamed's corner men did their job with quiet efficiency and confidence. 0:0
0:17 Hamed moves into the lower right corner. 0:0
0:21 Jofre tries a straight right that's blocked by the gloves of Hamed. 0:0
0:35 Hamed does a great job with subtle movement to avoid Jofre's punches in close. 0:0
0:37 Hamed rips off two quick jabs and one finds the mark. 0:2
0:51 Hamed works free! The fighters move to ring center. 0:2
01:01 Jofre usues his legs to avoid Hamed's punches. 0:2
01:03 Jofre feints downstairs, then lands an uppercut under Hamed's chin. 2:2
01:12 Jofre has Hamed cornered! 2:2
01:17 Apparently Jofre feels it's a good strategy to hug Hamed and force Vann to come separate them. 2:2
01:26 Vann has to separate the two... 2:2
01:26 Last round's knockdown doesn't appear to have had any carry over here in Round 12. 2:2
01:34 Jofre brushes the ropes and quickly spins away, heading back to ring center. 2:2
01:38 Jofre fires away but finds nothing but air. 2:2
01:50 Both fighters are circling, keeping their distance from each other. 2:2
01:54 Hamed is pinned in his own corner... 2:2
01:59 Jofre misses with that punch. 2:2
02:10 Jofre misses. He had an opening and whiffed with the punch. 2:2
02:17 Jofre's jab falls short, but the cross gets in behind it. 4:2
02:34 Jofre tries to go to the body but he can't find an opening. 4:2
02:41 Hamed is covering up to prevent body shots, but he's leaving his chin dangerously unprotected! 4:2
02:44 Eder Jofre backs into the upper corner. 4:2
02:49 Hamed catches Jofre coming in with a sweet uppercut! 4:7
02:49 And Jofre's in big trouble now! 4:7
02:58 Jofre is blocked in his own corner... 4:7
03:00 Hamed lets his hands go inside, but Jofre protects his body well. 4:7
03:00 This fight appears to be very close at this point. 4:7
03:00 That's it. This fight has gone the distance and now we'll await the official decision. 3:8

Fight Result

Howard Leigh has the call...

Ladies and Gentlmen, the scorecards are in, and here is your official decision...

Glen Hamada, United States scores the bout 114 to 110

Yusaku Yoshida, Japan scores the bout 114 to 110

Melvina Lathan, United States scores the bout 114 to 110

The winner by unanimous decision is Naseem Hamed!


Score Cards

Glen Hamada Round Total
United States 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Eder Jofre 10 10 9 8 10 9 10 10 9 8 8 9 110
Naseem Hamed 9 9 10 10 9 10 9 8 10 10 10 10 114

Yusaku Yoshida Round Total
Japan 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Eder Jofre 10 10 9 8 10 9 10 10 9 8 8 9 110
Naseem Hamed 9 9 10 10 9 10 9 8 10 10 10 10 114

Melvina Lathan Round Total
United States 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Eder Jofre 10 10 9 8 10 9 10 10 9 8 8 9 110
Naseem Hamed 9 9 10 10 9 10 9 8 10 10 10 10 114

Round Totals Round Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Eder Jofre 30 30 27 24 30 27 30 30 27 24 24 27 330
Naseem Hamed 27 27 30 30 27 30 27 24 30 30 30 30 342


Statistics
Categories Eder Jofre Naseem Hamed
Knockdowns scored 1 2

Jabs / Round 3.25 2.67
Hooks / Round 3.33 2.08
Crosses / Round 3.50 2.58
Combinations / Round 3.67 3.75
Uppercuts / Round 2.42 2.50

Punches Landed / Round 16.17 13.58
Punches Missed / Round 79.92 56.58

Punching Accuracy 16.8% 19.4%

Total Number of Fouls 2 0
Leaning on Opponent's Neck 2

Foul Penalties:
Point Deduction 1
Caution 1

Bouts with eye swelling resulting from punches 1

No cuts occured

Strategies (demanded/followed)
Cover Up 3 / 3 1 / 1
Fight Inside 0 / 0 3 / 3
Fight Outside (Offensive) 2 / 2 2 / 1
Fight Outside (Defensive) 5 / 5 0 / 0
Go for KO 0 / 0 1 / 1
Go All Out for KO 2 / 2 3 / 2
Protect Cut 0 / 0 0 / 0
Take a Round Off 2 / 2 2 / 2




Support Bout
Sandy Saddler vs Willie Pep

Fight info: Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MO, United States, 2021-03-29, announcer is Bob Alexander, referee is Richard Steele, the bout will be scored by three judges: Bill Paige (United States), Jean Lapointe (Canada) and Harry Davis (Canada), ring card girl is Amy Longlegs, this is not a title bout, the bout is scheduled for 12 rounds, Unified-rules are in effect, three KD rule is not in effect, save by the bell is not in effect, only the referee can stop the fight, mandatory 8 count is not in effect, fight stopped due to an accidental head butt: Tech. Draw through 4/Scorecard after 4, game will check for injuries, game will adjust ratings for weight class, use judges bias is set to 'random', Scoring System is 10 Points
In the red corner: Sandy Saddler - Record: 1-0-0 (1) - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Top Condition - Trainer: Don Turner - Cut Man: Eddie Aliano
In the blue corner: Willie Pep - Record: 1-0-0 - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Top Condition - Trainer: Janks Morton - Cut Man: George Francis

Round 1
Time Commentary Points
0:00 There's the bell and this contest is underway. 0:0
0:13 The fighters are tied up. Saddler tries to extract himself. He gets his arms free. 0:0
0:18 Saddler uses his shoulder to force Pep out of the clinch. 0:0
0:36 Saddler connects with a violent hook! 5:0
0:36 Pep was rattled by that shot and he is hurt! 5:0
0:49 Saddler fires a lead right that Willie Pep manages to avoid. 5:0
01:00 Saddler just comes up short with the combination. 5:0
01:11 Saddler charges in but Pep avoids the rush. 5:0
01:20 Saddler just comes up short with the cross. 5:0
01:31 Saddler wings a big left hand at Pep but the latter sidesteps the punch. 5:0
01:42 Saddler dips as if to launch a body shot, then goes upstairs with a quick hook to the head that puts Pep back on his heels! 9:0
01:42 Willie Pep is staggered... 9:0
02:00 Saddler lands a wicked cross! 13:0
02:00 Pep was stopped cold by that punch and he is staggering across the ring! 13:0
02:09 Saddler gets off a quick combination to the body 15:0
02:23 Saddler drops his shoulder as if to throw a right, then quickly rips a quick left hook to the body. 19:0
02:23 Pep looks shaken! 19:0
02:32 There's a lot of excitement surrounding this fight. The fans are really in to it. 19:0
02:43 Saddler wants to go downstairs, but can't penetrate Pep's defense. 19:0
02:55 Saddler drives home a wicked hook to the midsection! 23:0
02:55 Pep is favoring his ribs, he's hurt!! 23:0
03:00 There's the bell. That brings the first Round to a close. 24:0

Round 2
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Pep looks a bit disgusted as Round 2 gets underway. 0:0
0:16 * Steele is giving Willie Pep a warning for a low blow. 0:2
0:35 Sandy Saddler takes a cross to the head from Pep. 0:4
0:53 As high as Sandy Saddler is holding his gloves he is leaving his body wide open to a damaging body punch if Pep takes advantage of it. 0:4
01:01 Saddler is holding on to Willie Pep. He seems to be taking a breather. 0:4
01:05 Steele pries them apart. 0:4
01:14 Both fighters could stand to vary their punches a little more. 0:4
01:22 Pep telegraphed that shot and Sandy Saddler ducks under it easily. 0:4
01:37 Pep just can't find the range with that combination. 0:4
01:39 Saddler feints downstairs, then launches a scorching hook that lands flush on Pep's jaw. 3:4
01:51 Pep feints downstairs, then lands an uppercut under Saddler's chin. 3:6
02:00 Pep shoots the jab, followed by a nice cross. 3:8
02:12 Willie Pep seems really focused on what he's doing this round. 3:8
02:20 Pep connects with an uppercut to the head of Saddler. 3:10
02:32 Pep goes to the head and the body, though neither punch had much on it. 3:12
02:46 Saddler fires a wild overhand right and misses everything. 3:12
02:58 Pep is giving Sandy Saddler a lot of side-to-side movement. 3:12
03:00 Saddler comes in low. Pep puts a headlock on him. Steele knocks Pep's arm off Saddler's head. 3:12
03:00 Steele separates the two... 3:12
03:00 The bell ending Round 2 sounds and the fighters return to their corners. 2:13

Round 3
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Saddler and Pep square off as the bell sounds to start the action for Round 3. 0:0
0:15 Saddler lands a strong hook! 4:0
0:15 Pep was stunned by that blow! 4:0
0:31 Pep fires a left hand that Saddler takes high on the shoulder. 4:0
0:43 Saddler works his way in and leans on Pep. 4:0
0:48 Saddler cuts loose with both hands and lands some big shots. 7:0
01:06 Saddler pins Pep's arms! The fighters are tied up... 7:0
01:18 Pep pushes Saddler away. 7:0
01:24 Pep quickly hitches up his trunks. 7:0
01:28 Saddler and Pep wade into each other with a fury, in violent exchange that saw both men give as good as they got. 9:2
01:47 Willie Pep misses wildly with the hook. 9:2
01:54 Saddler just delivered a wake-up call!!! He really caught Pep with a sharp combination! 13:2
01:54 Pep is out on his feet after that violent combination! 13:2
02:13 Saddler is receiving a lot of encouragement from his corner. If this helps win fights, he has a real good shot tonight. 13:2
02:20 Pep holds his arms up in disgust as Saddler holds him around his waist. 13:2
02:29 Steele separates them. 13:2
02:40 Both fighters want to work inside for the moment, as Pep blasts home a hook. 13:4
02:52 Pep snakes the jab through Saddler's gloves. He had some snap on that one. 13:6
03:00 The bell sounds ending Round 3. Amy 'The Smile' Longlegs is about ready to climb through the ropes and into the ring to the whistles and cheers of the crowd. 13:6

Round 4
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Pep looks to be in excellent shape as Round 4 gets underway. 0:0
0:13 Pep is moving nicely, using every inch of this ring. 0:0
0:13 These guys both look like they have barely been in a fight at all.. 0:0
0:20 There's some nice hand speed. Pep fired off a volley of shots, several of which scored. 0:2
0:36 Both fighters are exchanging blows! Pep scored more on that exchange. 2:5
0:51 Saddler is clinching... 2:5
0:55 Steele breaks them up... 2:5
01:07 Saddler ties up Pep. 2:5
01:12 Referee Steele separates the two... 2:5
01:16 Pep steals a quick glance at his corner. 2:5
01:24 Pep misses with the left and then fails to connect with the right as well. 2:5
01:31 Saddler landed a sharp combination that rocked Pep back on his heels! 6:5
01:31 Willie Pep took far too many hard shots from Sandy Saddler in that flurry and he is hurt! 6:5
01:49 Pep is holding. Well, he can't get hit if Saddler can't throw punches, I guess. 6:5
01:58 Steele moves them apart. 6:5
02:11 Pep cuts loose with a combination and the crowd roars, but the truth is none of those punches landed. Saddler had his elbows tucked in nicely. 6:5
02:17 Saddler shoots a vicious cross right down the pipe and catches Pep flush! 10:5
02:17 Pep was staggered by those punches... 10:5
02:32 Pep brushes the ropes and quickly spins away, heading back to ring center. 10:5
02:39 Willie Pep sneaks in a quick uppercut that lands cleanly. 10:7
02:49 Pep dips and connects with a hook to the side of Saddler's head. 10:9
03:00 The crowd is literally screaming in approval as the two fighters look for a minutes respite after a sizzling round of action. 10:10

Round 5
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Steele motions the fighters together as the bell sounds to begin Round 5. 0:0
0:07 Saddler's corner men did their job with quiet efficiency and confidence. 0:0
0:12 Saddler is off target with that uppercut. 0:0
0:19 Saddler takes a hard combination from Pep 0:4
0:19 Sandy Saddler is going to need to regroup after that blow... 0:4
0:19 * Pep's last punch snapped back the head of Saddler. And it looks like it has also drawn blood! 0:5
0:19 The blood if trickling down his face and it's evident that it's located above his right eyebrow. 0:5
0:40 Saddler throws a flurry of punches but Pep either blocks or slips them. 0:5
0:46 The fighters are jockeying for position as both men try to gain the advantage here in the 5th. 0:5
0:50 Pep fires a straight right. He split the gloves with that punch. 0:7
01:10 Saddler cranks up the hook and connects to Pep's jaw, that one had bad intent behind it! 4:7
01:10 Pep suddenly has a vacant look in his eyes. That's a bad sign. 4:7
01:25 Pep swings...and misses. 4:7
01:46 Saddler can't score with short uppercut inside. Pep got his gloves in front of the punch. 4:7
01:48 Saddler eats a short cross from Pep amd backs away. 4:9
01:48 Pep momentarily stuns Saddler with that last shot and it looks like Pep is going to receive some added benefit from the punch because the blood is flowing much more freely from Saddler's cut. 4:9
01:48 Now the bleeding from the cut above Saddler's eye is flowing even more as the wound has widened. 4:9
02:02 Saddler lands a solid cross! 8:9
02:02 That punch has Pep staggering around the ring like a drunken sailor! 8:9
02:16 Saddler fires a volley of punches but Pep was already moving laterally and was out of harm's way. 8:9
02:23 Pep connects with a double jab, followed by a right. 8:11
02:40 That punch actually went behind Pep's head as he moved inside of a looping shot from Saddler. 8:11
02:42 A flurry of blows from Pep lands to the body 8:13
02:56 Saddler lands a solid cross! 12:13
02:56 Pep is hurt! 12:13
03:00 A nice action round, as both fighters had their moments and receive a well-deserved round of applause as they head for their corners. 13:13

Round 6
Time Commentary Points
0:00 The bell starts the action as Saddler and Pep leave their corners. 0:0
0:06 Saddler's corner men worked their magic on his's cut above the right eyebrow. There's no bleeding at all under the Vaseline smear. 0:0
0:11 Saddler tries to get the hook into the the ribs, but Pep blocks it. 0:0
0:14 Some good body work by Willie Pep but not much on those punches. 0:2
0:30 Saddler voluntarily moves onto the ropes. 0:2
0:44 Saddler drops the right hand flush on Pep's chin! 4:2
0:44 Pep looks hurt... He's stumbling backward! 4:2
0:54 Pep flicks three quick jabs and at least one got through. 4:4
01:08 Pep flicks a jab to Saddler's stomach 4:6
01:17 Pep lands a quick jab. He'd like to keep Saddler on the end of that punch. 4:8
01:30 Pep seems really focused on what he's doing this round. 4:8
01:33 Saddler appears to be trying to load up on his punches. 4:8
01:41 Saddler lets his hands go inside, but Pep protects his body well. 4:8
01:43 Pep is trying to put his punches together and he tags Saddler with a nice combination of punches. 4:10
01:43 It looks like Pep has reopened Saddler's previous wound because Saddler is now bleeding once again. 4:10
01:43 Saddler has once again become bloodied, as the gash above his right eyebrow has, apparently, reopened. 4:10
01:43 * Steele is taking a close look at the blood trickling down Saddler's face; and now he steps in and stops the contest. Apparently, he wants the doctor to take a look at the damage done to Saddler's face, especially the cut above the eye. 4:10
01:43 * The doctor is peering at the wound and he's shrugged his shoulders and he's shaking his head - is that a good thing or bad? Well, it's good from Saddler's perspective and the cheer that arises from the crowd tells us all we need to know: there's going to be more fisticuffs in just a moment. Obviously, the damage isn't that bad and Saddler and Pep await the signal from the referee to commence firing. The fight resumes here in Round 6. 4:10
02:00 Pep lands two hard body shots that made Saddler grunt. 4:13
02:08 The crowd is reacting to every punch thrown by these guys, whether it lands or not. 4:13
02:20 Saddler picks off the jab thrown by Pep. 4:13
02:33 Pep goes downstairs with the hook. 4:15
02:46 Pep connects with a cross to Saddler's body. 4:17
03:00 Saddler tries to drop the right hand over the top but Pep ducks under it. 4:17
03:00 There's the bell. That brings Round 6 to a close. 6:17

Round 7
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Saddler was a little slow getting off his stool this round. 0:0
0:08 The cut above the right eyebrow suffered by Saddler has been closed for the time being, thanks to a great job by his cut man. 0:0
0:15 Pep tries to double up on the jab but neither hit the mark. 0:0
0:32 Saddler fires and misses. 0:0
0:46 Pep lets a quick hook go, catching Saddler moving in. 0:2
0:46 That punch has reopened a cut on Saddler as once again you can see blood on the face of Saddler. 0:2
0:46 Sandy Saddler's got blood streaming into his right eye again as the gash above it has reopened here in round 7. 0:2
0:46 * The referee appears to be jockeying for position; he's moving more than the fighters. Apparently, he wants to get a better look at the cut above Saddler's eye. Now, he just steps in and stops the action. Steele is escorting Saddler over to the ringside doctor to get an opinion on the severity of the cut. 0:2
0:51 * Steele is halting this fight. He steers Saddler to his corner and calls the ring doctor. The ring doctor is taking a close look at it... Saddler's corner is pleading with Steele.* No! Steele waves it off. The fight is over! The doctor is not going to let it continue. The winner by TKO is Pep! 0:2

Fight Result

And here with the call is Bob Alexander

Ladies and Gentlemen! The winner by technical knockout at the 0:52 mark in Round 7 is...

Willie Pep!


Score Cards

Bill Paige Round Total
United States 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Sandy Saddler 10 9 10 10 10 9 58
Willie Pep 9 10 9 10 10 10 58

Jean Lapointe Round Total
Canada 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Sandy Saddler 10 9 10 9 10 9 57
Willie Pep 9 10 9 10 10 10 58

Harry Davis Round Total
Canada 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Sandy Saddler 10 9 10 10 10 9 58
Willie Pep 9 10 9 10 10 10 58

Round Totals Round Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Sandy Saddler 30 27 30 29 30 27 173
Willie Pep 27 30 27 30 30 30 174


Statistics
Categories Sandy Saddler Willie Pep
Knockdowns scored 0 0

Jabs / Round 2.71 5.57
Hooks / Round 3.00 7.86
Crosses / Round 3.86 3.43
Combinations / Round 2.71 5.86
Uppercuts / Round 4.00 3.57

Punches Landed / Round 16.29 26.29
Punches Missed / Round 63.57 37.57

Punching Accuracy 20.4% 41.2%

Total Number of Fouls 0 1
Low Blow 1

Foul Penalties:
Official Warning 1


Cuts totals (opened/reopened/worsened) 3 / 2 / 2 0 / 0 / 0
Cuts after head butts (opened/reopened/worsened) 0 / 0 / 0 0 / 0 / 0

Cut locations breakdown:
Cut above right eyebrow 3 / 2 / 2

Bouts halted to check cut(s) 2 0

Corner work on closing cuts (trials/success):
Trickle 0 / 0 0 / 0
Minor 0 / 0 0 / 0
Bleeding 0 / 0 0 / 0
Bad 1 / 1 0 / 0
Heavy 1 / 1 0 / 0
Gushing 0 / 0 0 / 0

Strategies (demanded/followed)
Cover Up 0 / 0 1 / 1
Fight Inside 3 / 3 0 / 0
Fight Outside (Offensive) 0 / 0 4 / 4
Fight Outside (Defensive) 1 / 1 0 / 0
Go for KO 0 / 0 0 / 0
Go All Out for KO 0 / 0 0 / 0
Protect Cut 0 / 0 0 / 0
Take a Round Off 1 / 0 1 / 0


Co-Feature
Jem Driscoll vs Wilfredo Gomez


Fight info: Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, 2021-03-29, announcer is J.D. Lyons, referee is Roberto Ramirez, the bout will be scored by three judges: Crystal Wright (United States), Al Lefkowitz (United States) and Isaac Tshabalala (South Africa), ring card girl is Amy Longlegs, the fighters will compete for the WBA title(s), the bout is scheduled for 15 rounds, WBA-rules are in effect, three KD rule is in effect, save by the bell only in last round, only the referee can stop the fight, mandatory 8 count is not in effect, fight stopped due to an accidental head butt: Tech. Draw through 4/Scorecard after 4, game will check for injuries, game will adjust ratings for weight class, use judges bias is set to 'random', Scoring System is 10 Points
In the red corner: Jem Driscoll - Record: 1-0-0 (1) - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Top Condition - Trainer: Lou Duva - Cut Man: Darkie Smith
In the blue corner: Wilfredo Gomez - Record: 1-1-0 (1) - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Top Condition - Trainer: Pete Brodsky - Cut Man: Lenny DeJesus

Round 1
Time Commentary Points
0:00 The bell sounds and the two fighters are ready to trade blows. 0:0
0:07 There's a lot of excitement surrounding this fight. The fans are really in to it. 0:0
0:10 Gomez is trying to put his punches together and he tags Driscoll with a nice combination of punches. 0:2
0:20 Both fighters want to work inside for the moment, as Driscoll blasts home a hook. 2:2
0:34 Gomez fires a wild overhand right and misses everything. 2:2
0:36 Driscoll ducks under a jab and brings an uppercut right down main street. 4:2
0:45 As high as Gomez is holding his gloves he is leaving his body wide open to a damaging body punch if Driscoll takes advantage of it. 4:2
0:53 Driscoll moves to the center of the Ring taunting Gomez with his hands by his sides. 4:2
01:03 Driscoll throws a big looping cross that lands high on the head of Gomez. 7:2
01:17 Driscoll lands a wicked cross! 11:2
01:17 Gomez is trying to regain his senses after that punch... 11:2
01:31 Gomez throws a straight right that glances off the shoulder of Driscoll but it's enough to keep him off-balance. 11:2
01:38 That was a violent straight right by Driscoll! 15:2
01:38 Gomez in on unsteady legs after those punches. 15:2
01:47 Driscoll traps Gomez in the corner! 15:2
01:52 Look at that subtle shoulder movement. See how Jem Driscoll rolls them? That throws off your opponent's timing. 15:2
01:57 Driscoll looks to the midsection, then fires a combination to the head 17:2
02:06 Gomez doesn't have to look for Driscoll this round. He is right there in front of him. 17:2
02:14 Gomez tries to drop the right hand over the top but Driscoll ducks under it. 17:2
02:16 Gomez's head is snapped back following a sharp combination from Driscoll. 20:2
02:25 Gomez has Driscoll cornered! 20:2
02:30 Gomez can't find the range as he tries to work the body. 20:2
02:36 Jem Driscoll is receiving a lot of encouragement from his corner. If this helps win fights, he has a real good shot tonight. 20:2
02:45 There's a pause in the action as both fighters regroup. 20:2
02:56 Gomez fires and misses. 20:2
03:00 The crowd is up and standing as the fighters finish the first Round. 21:3

Round 2
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Gomez looks a bit disgusted as Round 2 gets underway. 0:0
0:07 Whatever Darkie Smith said to him in the corner between rounds must have had some effect as Driscoll has some spring in his step here in the 2nd round. 0:0
0:12 Gomez just landed a devastating three punch combo! 0:5
0:12 Jem Driscoll was shaken by those blows! 0:5
0:41 Driscoll misses with that uppercut. 0:5
0:43 Gomez scores with three hard shots in a row to the midsection! 0:8
0:57 Driscoll dips as if to launch a body shot, then goes upstairs with a quick hook to the head that puts Gomez back on his heels! 4:8
0:57 That blow connected solidly to the head of Gomez and he is stunned! 4:8
01:10 Driscoll is holding... 4:8
01:15 Referee Ramirez separates the two... 4:8
01:19 Driscoll's jab is fast and accurate. 6:8
01:32 Driscoll slides into his own corner... 6:8
01:36 Gomez fires a volley of punches but Driscoll was already moving laterally and was out of harm's way. 6:8
01:43 Driscoll connects with a violent combination! 10:8
01:43 Gomez was stopped cold by that series of shots! 10:8
01:54 Wilfredo Gomez moves into a neutral corner. 10:8
02:04 Driscoll comes in over Gomez's guard with a solid hook. 13:8
02:16 The fighters have worked their way back to the center of the ring. 13:8
02:20 Driscoll pins Gomez's arms! The fighters are tied up... 13:8
02:25 Ramirez steps in and breaks it up. 13:8
02:32 Both fighters are circling, keeping their distance from each other. 13:8
02:42 Driscoll scores with a razor sharp combination from the outside. 16:8
02:54 Driscoll finds a home for his jab, keeping Gomez at bay. 18:8
03:00 Gomez shows Driscoll his back and moves quickly back to his corner at the sound of the bell, ending Round 2. 18:8

Round 3
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Driscoll didn't sit in the corner between rounds and he comes out quickly to begin Round 3. 0:0
0:07 Hey, that ringcard girl was something else! 0:0
0:11 Driscoll launches an uppercut from way outside, grazing Gomez's jaw. Driscoll is vulnerable to a counter throwing that punch from a distance like that. 2:0
0:25 Driscoll is giving Gomez a lot of side-to-side movement. 2:0
0:29 Darkie Smith was extremely upbeat during the break with Driscoll providing some solid encouragement. 2:0
0:34 Gomez circles around the ring. 2:0
0:47 There's a clinch. Neither fighter seems to want to break. 2:0
0:59 Gomez uses his shoulder to force Driscoll out of the clinch. 2:0
01:07 Driscoll pushes Gomez away to give himself a little more space to work with. 2:0
01:11 The fighters are at close quarters now as Driscoll lands a hook downstairs. 4:0
01:20 Gomez backs into his own corner... 4:0
01:24 Driscoll really buried that punch into Gomez's ribs. 9:0
01:24 Gomez is hurt! 9:0
01:37 Jem Driscoll has Gomez pinned! 9:0
01:37 Driscoll pops a jab home. That punch didn't hurt but it still scored points. 11:0
01:50 Driscoll wraps his arms around Gomez. 11:0
01:55 Ramirez has to separate the two... 11:0
01:59 Driscoll seems really focused on what he's doing this round. 11:0
02:02 Driscoll has Gomez trapped in the upper left neutral corner... 11:0
02:02 Driscoll connects with an uppercut. He can make good use of that punch if he can continue to get inside. 13:0
02:13 Driscoll scores to both the head and body and then moves away. 15:0
02:17 It looks like there's a bit of swelling starting under Gomez's right eye. 15:0
02:26 Both fighters keep straying from ring center. Now they're back in the middle of the square. 15:0
02:30 Gomez lands a solid cross! 15:4
02:30 Driscoll is suddenly in trouble! 15:4
02:46 Driscoll just comes up short with the uppercut. 15:4
02:54 Gomez splits Driscoll's gloves with a powerful uppercut. 15:7
03:00 Gomez slides into the corner... 15:7
03:00 Driscoll fires a lead right that Gomez manages to avoid. 15:7
03:00 That's another round in the books as Round 3 comes to an end. 16:7

Round 4
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Round 4 begins as the bell sounds. 0:0
0:07 Gomez's corner didn't ignore the swelling he's suffered so far in this bout; however, even with the attention that they gave it, the puffiness doesn't look lessened much, if at all. 0:0
0:19 Gomez got some great advice from Pete Brodsky between rounds, let's see if he puts it to use here in round 4. 0:0
0:19 A perfect right cross from Gomez stops Driscoll dead in his tracks! 0:3
0:36 Gomez misses wildly with the hook. 0:3
0:48 Driscoll tries a straight right that's blocked by the gloves of Gomez. 0:3
01:04 Driscoll retreats into a neutral corner. 0:3
01:09 Gomez leaves the jab just short. 0:3
01:11 Driscoll throws another good combination that temporarily slows Gomez. 2:3
01:24 That punch actually went behind Driscoll's head as he moved inside of a looping shot from Gomez. 2:3
01:27 Driscoll lands the uppercut but there wasn't much on it. 4:3
01:27 * And now Gomez is bleeding from that last punch! 6:3
01:27 * Gomez has suffered a cut. 6:3
01:27 * What was once just a trickle of blood is much more noticeable now as Gomez's face looks like it lost a fight with a razor blade. It's a good thing that the bleeding isn't over an eye or this fight would be in jeopardy. And it still may be, as Referee Ramirez has now halted the contest and is leading Gomez toward the ring doctor's position to get a second opinion on the severity of the bleeding. 6:3
01:27 * The doctor is peering at the wound and he's shrugged his shoulders and he's shaking his head - is that a good thing or bad? Well, it's good from Gomez's perspective and the cheer that arises from the crowd tells us all we need to know: there's going to be more fisticuffs in just a moment. Obviously, the damage isn't that bad and Gomez and Driscoll await the signal from the referee to commence firing. The fight resumes here in Round 4. 6:3
01:44 Driscoll drives home a wicked hook to the midsection! 10:3
01:44 Gomez appears shaken by those punches! 10:3
01:48 Gomez's vision could be hampered by the ever-increasing swelling under his right eye. 10:3
01:58 Gomez is boxing beautifully, smoothly moving side to side and in and out. 10:3
02:03 Driscoll retreats into the upper left corner. 10:3
02:16 Gomez fires away but finds nothing but air. 10:3
02:19 Gomez winces as he takes a hard combination to the body from Driscoll. 13:3
02:32 Gomez grabs and holds Driscoll... 13:3
02:41 Ramirez separates the two fighters. 13:3
02:50 The fighters are back at ring center... 13:3
02:54 Gomez suddenly goes southpaw and tries to find an opening. But his punches miss from this side too. Now he goes back to his orthodox stance. 13:3
02:57 Both fighters are feinting with the shoulders. Now, Driscoll lands the right hand. 15:3
03:00 The Referee has to get between Driscoll and Gomez as they glare at one another. He sends them to their corners as the bell sounds to end the round. 15:4

Round 5
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Driscoll is getting his full rest as he remains on his stool as the Round 5 bell sounds. Now he's up and his corner scrambles to exit the ring. 0:0
0:07 Jem Driscoll received a pep talk from Darkie Smith before he left his corner; we'll see if it worked. 0:0
0:07 Well, Gomez's corner did what they could with his cut under the right eye but there is still some blood visible so the bleeding wasn't completely stopped. 0:0
0:07 The swelling on the face of Gomez is noticeable, even at a distance. Although his corner men were applying cold compresses and trying to work the swelling away from his eyes, Gomez still has distension. 0:0
0:08 Gomez slides into a neutral corner... 0:0
0:12 Considering the clinch Driscoll has on Gomez it looks like he wants to dance with him, not fight him. Gomez pushes him away. 0:0
0:21 * Ramirez is telling Gomez to quit leaning on the neck. 0:0
0:35 The action slows for the moment. 0:0
0:38 Neither fighter is straying far from the middle of the ring. 0:0
0:38 Gomez lands two hard body shots that made Driscoll grunt. 0:3
0:53 Driscoll backs into a neutral corner. 0:3
0:53 Gomez fires a solid combination. 0:5
01:12 Jem Driscoll is trying to move in behind the jab, which lands. 2:5
01:29 Driscoll lands a devastating cross! 6:5
01:29 Gomez is gasping for air!! 6:5
01:42 That straight cross from Gomez tagged Driscoll. He came right up the middle with that punch. 6:8
01:56 Gomez pins Driscoll in the corner! 6:8
02:00 Gomez is holding on to Driscoll. He seems to be taking a breather. 6:8
02:05 Ramirez has to break the clinch. 6:8
02:10 Gomez traps Driscoll in the corner! 6:8
02:14 Gomez misses with the left and then fails to connect with the right as well. 6:8
02:26 Driscoll looks for a breather; he grabs Gomez and holds on. Gomez pushes Jem Driscoll off and looks for an opening. 6:8
02:30 Ramirez pries them apart. 6:8
02:40 Driscoll scores with a tremendous right just above the waistline! 10:8
02:40 Wilfredo Gomez was hurt by those blows! 10:8
02:44 The swelling under Gomez's right eye is growing to a point where the eye could end up shut if his corner can't reduce or at least control it. 10:8
02:54 Gomez looks to land a cross but misses the mark. 10:8
03:00 Gomez takes a heavy uppercut downstairs. 14:8
03:00 Gomez looks shaken! 14:8
03:00 The fighters continue the action as the bell rings to finish Round 5, forcing Ramirez to step in. 14:7

Round 6
Time Commentary Points
0:00 The seconds hurry out of Gomez's corner as the bell sounds for Round 6. 0:0
0:05 Driscoll's corner men did their job with quiet efficiency and confidence. 0:0
0:05 Gomez is ready to go. The cut under the right eye he suffered won't be a factor at the beginning of the round because his corner man has the bleeding stopped. 0:0
0:05 If the swelling was lessened by Gomez's corner, it wasn't reduced enough to make a big difference. It's going to be a factor in this fight if it continues to worsen. 0:0
0:06 Driscoll lands a crushing hook under Gomez's rib cage and that shot nearly doubled him over. I can feel that punch from here! 3:0
0:10 Gomez seems bothered by the increased swelling around the right eye. 3:0
0:14 It is a good boxing crowd tonight. They know the game and are reacting to every good punch that lands. 3:0
0:23 Gomez pins Driscoll's arms. Now they move apart. 3:0
0:32 Gomez and Driscoll each take a step back. 3:0
0:42 Driscoll splits Gomez's gloves with an uppercut. 5:0
0:55 Wilfredo Gomez ties up Driscoll... 5:0
01:00 "Peerless Jim" pushes Gomez away. 5:0
01:13 Gomez is in constant motion. He is a hard fighter to corner. 5:0
01:23 Both fighters are throwing but Gomez is scoring more than Driscoll. 7:3
01:37 Gomez is moving around the ring nicely. 7:3
01:42 Driscoll lands a rapier like jab to the head of Gomez 9:3
01:56 Driscoll does a great job smothering Wilfredo Gomez's punches, he had him locked up like he stole dinner right there. 9:3
01:58 Jem Driscoll scores with a quick one-two to Gomez's midsection 11:3
02:03 There has to be something done about the swelling around Gomez's right eye as it continues to worsen. 11:3
02:11 * Driscoll is told to quit holding and hitting by Ramirez. 14:3
02:33 Driscoll voluntarily moves onto the ropes. 14:3
02:46 Driscoll grabs Gomez again. If this were football, there'd be a penalty flag for holding. 14:3
02:58 The fighters separate after a clinch. 14:3
03:00 Driscoll darts in and out, making himself a tough target. 14:3
03:00 The bell ending Round 6 sounds and the fighters return to their corners. 16:3

Round 7
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Both fighters look ready to go as Round 7 begins. 0:0
0:07 Darkie Smith seemed to pump up Driscoll between rounds. 0:0
0:07 A minute wasn't enough to eliminate or even significantly reduce Gomez's swelling. They'll have to keep a close watch on it and make sure Gomez's vision doesn't become a major problem over the next few rounds. 0:0
0:08 That was smooth combination from Driscoll as he lands effectively from the outside. 3:0
0:22 Gomez is really fluid in his movement. 3:0
0:40 Wilfredo Gomez tries to clinch, but Driscoll shakes him off and lands an uppercut to the body. 5:0
0:54 Driscoll lands a vicious hook! 9:0
0:54 Gomez was staggered by that punch! 9:0
0:58 The increased swelling around the right eye of Gomez is fast becoming a hindurance. 9:0
01:08 Gomez lands a hard cross! 9:4
01:08 Driscoll appears to be stunned! 9:4
01:21 Both boxers are in the middle of the squared circle. 9:4
01:25 Gomez isn't moving his feet right now, but his upper body movement is giving Driscoll fits. 9:4
01:38 Gomez misses. He had an opening and whiffed with the punch. 9:4
01:48 Jem Driscoll and Wilfredo Gomez clinch, throwing feeble punches as they grab a quick breather. 9:4
01:56 Driscoll slips in a jab to the body 11:4
02:10 Driscoll lands the jab but comes up short with a second one right behind it. 13:4
02:31 Driscoll is either lucky or has radar. Wilfredo Gomez's last punch missed landing by a fraction of an inch! 13:4
02:34 Driscoll lands consecutive blows to Gomez's midsection. 15:4
02:52 Gomez's corner is shouting to their man, encouraging him to pick up the action. 15:4
02:58 Gomez takes a half step back as he tries to create some punching room. 15:4
03:00 The seconds tick off the clock ending Round 7. 15:6

Round 8
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Shouts of encouragement for both fighters can be heard as the bell rings for Round 8. 0:0
0:08 Gomez's corner is an experienced crew but the swelling he's suffered looks almost as bad as it did before the minute break. 0:0
0:13 Gomez looks to work the body, but Driscoll covers up nicely. 0:0
0:16 Driscoll moves in and connects with a compact uppercut to the head. 2:0
0:20 Gomez is starting to fatigue... 2:0
0:24 Gomez got quite a pep talk in his corner; we'll see if Pete Brodsky's instructions work. 2:0
0:29 Gomez landed a sharp combination that rocked Driscoll back on his heels! 2:5
0:29 Jem Driscoll is on rubber legs as result of those blistering punches 2:5
0:43 Jem Driscoll picks off the uppercut by Gomez. 2:5
0:54 Gomez fails to connect with that punch. He pushed it out there instead of cutting loose with it. 2:5
01:05 Oh!!! Gomez unleashed a crippling right hand to the head! 2:9
01:05 How is Driscoll standing after that? 2:9
01:13 Driscoll backs into the lower corner. 2:9
01:13 Gomez slips inside and buries a hook to the body of Jem Driscoll. 2:12
01:13 Gomez won't want to let Driscoll off the hook, now that he has him hurt! 2:12
01:27 Gomez lands a solid uppercut! 2:16
01:27 Jem Driscoll looks stunned! 2:16
01:40 Gomez swings...and misses. 2:16
01:46 Driscoll moves into the lower right corner. 2:16
01:51 Gomez telegraphed that shot and Driscoll ducks under it easily. 2:16
02:02 Watch Gomez move. He is darting in and out, in and out, keeping Driscoll off balance. 2:16
02:16 Gomez misses with the left and then fails to connect with the right as well. 2:16
02:18 Gomez ducks into an uppercut from Driscoll. 4:16
02:23 Gomez is going to have to protect his continually swelling right eye or it is going to become an issue in this fight! 4:16
02:31 The action is at ring center. 4:16
02:35 Gomez lets his hands go but his punches land on the arms of Driscoll. 4:16
02:38 Driscoll feints downstairs, then lands two quick blows to the head. 6:16
02:51 Gomez wings a big left hand at Driscoll but the latter sidesteps the punch. 6:16
03:00 Gomez and Jem Driscoll are in a clinch, Ramirez hollers at them to break and start fighting. 6:16
03:00 Ramirez separates the two... 6:16
03:00 There's the bell. That brings Round 8 to a close. 6:17

Round 9
Time Commentary Points
0:00 The bell starts the action as Driscoll and Gomez leave their corners. 0:0
0:06 Pete Brodsky not only gave Gomez encouragement between rounds but also some solid advice on how to handle Driscoll. Now it's up to Gomez to implement it. 0:0
0:06 The swelling on the face of Gomez is almost as pronounced as it was before his corner worked on it, in spite of their efforts. 0:0
0:07 Driscoll misses the lead right, but follows up with a left hook that finds the mark. 2:0
0:11 Gomez doesn't have much left... 2:0
0:20 Gomez is trying to avoid shots to the body. He'd better look out for shots to the head! 2:0
0:24 Driscoll eats a short cross from Gomez amd backs away. 2:2
0:37 Gomez misses with an uppercut from way outside. That's a dangerous punch to throw. You leave yourself wide open for a counter. 2:2
0:40 Driscoll presses the attack, landing a crisp uppercut inside. 5:2
0:52 Gomez drives a stiff jab to the midsection. 5:5
01:09 Gomez is showing some fancy footwork tonight as he moves around Jem Driscoll. 5:5
01:22 Gomez back pedals away from the straight forward attack of Driscoll. 5:5
01:26 Driscoll quickly hitches up his trunks. 5:5
01:34 Driscoll does a great job of moving as Gomez tries to work inside. 5:5
01:36 Driscoll digs a short hook to ribs of Wilfredo Gomez. 7:5
01:46 Driscoll is trapped in Gomez's corner... 7:5
01:46 Driscoll tries a hook but Gomez blocks it and then he scores with a hook of his own! 7:7
01:59 Gomez whiffs with the cross. 7:7
02:02 Driscoll sometimes falls in love with his hook ... but when it scores like that one, it's hard to blame him! 10:7
02:06 Gomez's right eye is turning ugly as the swelling under it worsens. 10:7
02:15 Gomez lands a crushing uppercut! 10:11
02:15 Driscoll looks like he might have been hurt by that punch! 10:11
02:32 Gomez's fans are here in force tonight, cheering everything he does. 10:11
02:43 Gomez misses with that punch. 10:11
02:45 A cross from Driscoll lands with some power. 13:11
02:59 Gomez misses with what looked like a backhand. He's lucky. If that had landed, he might have drawn a warning. 13:11
03:00 It doesn't get much better than that last round folks, non-stop fury from start to finish has the crowd in an uproar. 13:13

Round 10
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Amy 'The Smile' Longlegs exits the ring to wild cheering. We await the bell, signaling the start of Round 10. There it is! 0:0
0:07 Gomez's corner didn't ignore the swelling he's suffered so far in this bout; however, even with the attention that they gave it, the puffiness doesn't look lessened much, if at all. 0:0
0:13 Driscoll picks off the jab thrown by Gomez. 0:0
0:23 Gomez has Driscoll trapped! 0:0
0:28 Gomez just misses with a huge shot as Driscoll chooses the perfect time to suddenly backpedal. 0:0
0:30 Driscoll lands a double left, one to the head and one to the body. 2:0
0:44 Gomez catches Driscoll coming in with a sweet uppercut! 2:4
0:44 Driscoll suddenly has a vacant look in his eyes. That's a bad sign. 2:4
0:57 Gomez has Driscoll blocked in! 2:4
01:01 Gomez misses badly. It looked like he changed his mind half way through the punch. 2:4
01:15 Wilfredo Gomez is just missing by a hair with his punches. 2:4
01:17 * Ramirez is all over Driscoll for a low blow and he better clean up his act immediately. 4:4
01:43 Gomez grabs Driscoll. Too much of this kind of thing can have a negative affect on the scoring of the fight. 4:4
01:48 Ramirez breaks them up... 4:4
01:56 Driscoll slides into the corner... 4:4
02:00 Gomez pummels Driscoll, capping off his assault with a stiff uppercut! 4:8
02:00 Driscoll seems to be in big trouble after that blow... 4:8
02:13 Driscoll gets in close and comes straight up to the chin of Wilfredo Gomez with an uppercut. 6:8
02:25 Driscoll retreats into a neutral corner. 6:8
02:25 Not much steam behind Gomez's jab, but it scores nonetheless. 6:10
02:39 Driscoll frees himself from Gomez's clutches! They move to ring center now. 6:10
02:48 Driscoll is protecting the body nicely as Gomez fails to score inside. 6:10
02:50 Driscoll scores with a cross, though it did not land flush. 8:10
02:55 The swelling around Gomez's right eye is getting messy and his vision has to be obscured. 8:10
03:00 Driscoll throws a flurry of punches but Gomez either blocks or slips them. 8:10
03:00 It looks like Driscoll has a pretty solid lead at this stage of the fight. 8:10
03:00 After the bell both fighters continued to throw punches forcing Ramirez to step in and break it up. 9:10

Round 11
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Here come the fighters to ring center... 0:0
0:06 Darkie Smith was really animated in Driscoll's corner and Driscoll was nodding in agreement. 0:0
0:06 If the swelling was lessened by Gomez's corner, it wasn't reduced enough to make a big difference. It's going to be a factor in this fight if it continues to worsen. 0:0
0:11 Gomez traps Driscoll's gloves under his arms. He won't let go until Ramirez breaks it up. 0:0
0:20 Gomez finally lets go of Driscoll. 0:0
0:26 There's the uppercut from Gomez. That opening has been there all fight for him. 0:2
0:40 Jem Driscoll usues his legs to avoid Gomez's punches. 0:2
0:47 Driscoll fires a short right cross that lands square. That was a nice punch. 3:2
0:51 The swelling under Gomez's right eye can't get much worse, as it has now ballooned substantially. 3:2
01:01 Gomez is covering up to prevent body shots, but he's leaving his chin dangerously unprotected! 3:2
01:04 Gomez moves into the far corner. 3:2
01:08 Gomez takes a hard combination from Jem Driscoll 7:2
01:08 Gomez's hurt, that blow stopped him cold! 7:2
01:22 Wilfredo Gomez lands a strong cross! 7:6
01:22 Driscoll looks shaken! 7:6
01:39 Driscoll brushes the ropes and quickly spins away, heading back to ring center. 7:6
01:47 Driscoll retreats into a neutral corner. 7:6
01:52 Gomez tries to go to the body but he can't find an opening. 7:6
01:54 Jem Driscoll digs two shots to the body and then rips Gomez with a short uppercut on the inside. 10:6
01:58 It seems every shot Gomez takes on his right makes the swelling worse. 10:6
02:11 You would think Gomez had a brick wall built aroud his midsection as futile as Driscoll looked trying to score there! 10:6
02:18 They're coming back to the center of the ring now... 10:6
02:18 Jem Driscoll bangs the uppercut home. 12:6
02:30 Gomez is forced into his own corner... 12:6
02:34 Driscoll lets his hands go but his punches land on the arms of Gomez. 12:6
02:45 Driscoll pins Gomez in the corner! 12:6
02:45 Driscoll snakes the jab through Gomez's gloves. He had some snap on that one. 14:6
02:58 Ramirez has to pull the fighters away from each other as Gomez locks up Driscoll's arms. 14:6
03:00 Ramirez is shouting at Gomez to break! 14:6
03:00 Driscoll appears to have a pretty good lead at this point. 14:6
03:00 We're at the 3:00 mark and that brings this round to an end. 15:6
03:00 * Ramirez signals an intentional head butt against Gomez which stuns the crowd, the corners and even Gomez's opponent. That was a terrible call! 15:6

Round 12
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Wilfredo Gomez is off his stool and waiting for the bell to begin Round 12. 0:0
0:08 Pete Brodsky knows Gomez lost that last round, but he took the postive approach between rounds. 0:0
0:08 The swelling on the face of Gomez is almost as pronounced as it was before his corner worked on it, in spite of their efforts. 0:0
0:14 Gomez tries to double up on the jab but neither hit the mark. 0:0
0:25 Gomez doesn't connect with the jab. 0:0
0:37 * Driscoll lands a short uppercut to the temple and Wilfredo Gomez pitches forward, landing face first at Driscoll's feet!!! 0:0
0:40 Ramirez brings his arm down over Gomez as he begins the count... 6:0
0:40 1... 6:0
0:41 2... 6:0
0:41 * Gomez is having a hard time keeping his feet under him as he pulls himself up off the canvas, 6:0
0:41 Ramirez motions to both boxers to come together, as he allows the fight to continue. 6:0
0:41 Driscoll is going to let it all hang out and try to end this fight right here and now! 6:0
0:41 Driscoll last connect snapped back the head of Wilfredo Gomez. And it looks like it has reopened Gomez's cut. 6:0
0:41 The gash under Gomez's right eye has been reopened by Driscoll. 6:0
0:41 * More than once this round, it has appeared as if the referee has thought about stepping between the fighters due to the increased bleeding from at least one cut on Gomez's face. Now the third man in the ring is doing just that, as we get a stoppage in the action while the referee leads Gomez toward the ringside doctor for a quick consultation. In Gomez's favor, the bleeding isn't flowing into either of his eyes. 6:0
0:41 * Well, after talking a long look at Gomez's face, the ringside physician has indicated to the referee that the bout can continue. The third man in the ring is going to position both fighters where he wants them and get the action started again here in Round 12. 6:0
0:54 A cross to body by Driscoll gets through. 8:0
0:54 Driscoll has Wilfredo Gomez is in a world of hurt as He fires away with both hands. 8:0
01:07 Driscoll fires a shot, but it glances off Gomez's shoulder. 8:0
01:18 Driscoll is utilizing the ring to his advantage with constant movement. 8:0
01:27 Driscoll cuts loose with a combination and the crowd roars, but the truth is none of those punches landed. Gomez had his elbows tucked in nicely. 8:0
01:34 Both fighters take a half-step back. 8:0
01:38 Gomez's corner is shouting at him to be more aggressive. He seems to hear but it remains to be seen if he'll follow the advice. 8:0
01:42 Gomez lands a nice jab. He tries to follow it up with a cross but it misses. 8:2
01:56 Ramirez yells at the fighters to separate but Gomez and Jem Driscoll are a tangle of arms. 8:2
02:00 Driscoll works his way free! 8:2
02:10 Gomez clinches... Jem Driscoll gets an arm free! He should be punching with it! 8:2
02:14 Now they break clean. 8:2
02:24 Driscoll hitches up his trunks. He'd better be careful. He may get nailed while his hands are down. 8:2
02:31 Driscoll scores with consecutive blows to the body of Gomez. 10:2
02:43 Driscoll has Gomez blocked in! 10:2
02:47 Driscoll's misses as Gomez backpedals away. 10:2
02:54 Both fighters move back to ring center. 10:2
02:59 Driscoll is trying to free his gloves from under Gomez's gloves. 10:2
03:00 Ramirez separates the two... 10:2
03:00 Driscoll appears to have a pretty good lead at this point. 10:2
03:00 Fans appreciate a fine display of boxing but as that last round proved nothing gets them going like a knockdown. 11:2

Round 13
Time Commentary Points
0:00 Driscoll looks to be in good shape as Round 13 gets underway. 0:0
0:07 Gomez's corner gave his cut under the right eye priority during the minute off and they've done an excellent job of closing the wounds. 0:0
0:07 A minute wasn't enough to eliminate or even significantly reduce Wilfredo Gomez's swelling. They'll have to keep a close watch on it and make sure Gomez's vision doesn't become a major problem over the next few rounds. 0:0
0:08 Driscoll moves into a neutral corner. 0:0
0:12 Gomez is turning this fight into a clinching and holding affair as he continues to wrap his arms around Driscoll. 0:0
0:21 Referee Ramirez steps in to break it up. 0:0
0:25 Gomez got some great advice from Pete Brodsky between rounds, let's see if he puts it to use here in round 13. 0:0
0:30 Driscoll has freed himself from Gomez. They move quickly to ring center. 0:0
0:39 Driscoll lands a jab. He's using it as both an offensive and defensive weapon on occasions. 2:0
01:00 * Driscoll catches Gomez with a hard combination as he's coming in and Wilfredo Gomez drops to the canvas. a tremendous shot by Driscoll! 2:0
01:02 Ramirez crouches over Gomez and begins to count.. 8:0
01:02 1... 8:0
01:03 2... 8:0
01:03 * Gomez is back on his feet and indicates he is fine to Ramirez. 8:0
01:03 Ramirez seems convinced that Gomez is ok, and the fight will continue! 8:0
01:03 Driscoll is reaching down deep to try and end this fight now as he knows he has Gomez in trouble! 8:0
01:12 Driscoll lands a jab to Gomez's midsection 10:0
01:12 Driscoll has Gomez hurt, now let's see what kind of finisher Driscoll is. 10:0
01:21 The uppercut just landed by Driscoll is a nice weapon on the inside. 12:0
01:21 Driscoll is raining blows down on Gomez, who is obviously hurt. Driscoll wants to take the decision out of the hands of the judges and he has a chance to do just that! 12:0
01:30 Driscoll lands two stinging combinations that stop Gomez in his tracks. 15:0
01:30 Wilfredo Gomez is dazed as Driscoll looks to put him away! 15:0
01:34 Gomez is really shaken up having been down in both this round, and the round prior. 15:0
01:34 Gomez's right eye is becoming an ugly mass of swollen flesh and has got to be an inviting target for Driscoll. 15:0
01:43 Driscoll is moving like he is walking on air tonight. 15:0
01:52 Driscoll fires a left hand that Gomez takes high on the shoulder. 15:0
01:54 Some good body work by Gomez but not much on those punches. 15:2
02:08 Driscoll holds his gloves high, bobbing and weaving, making it difficult for Gomez to score with a clean shot. 15:2
02:12 The crowd is reacting to every punch thrown by these guys, whether it lands or not. 15:2
02:23 Driscoll is on his bicycle, moving from corner to corner forcing Gomez to chase him. 15:2
02:46 It's a sweet uppercut by Gomez! He snapped Driscoll's head straight back with that punch! 15:6
02:46 Gomez has Driscoll hurt badly, he is just trying to hang on right now!! 15:6
02:57 Gomez slides into a neutral corner... 15:6
02:57 Driscoll rips off two quick jabs and one finds the mark. 17:6
03:00 Driscoll appears to have this fight under control. 17:6
03:00 These fans will be looking for more of the same after that last round. That knockdown really whipped them into a frenzy, they are still all on their feet. 19:5

Round 14
Time Commentary Points
0:00 As the bell sounds to begin Round 14, we will see if Driscoll can take advantage of the knockdown he scored last round. 0:0
0:08 The swelling on the face of Gomez is noticeable, even at a distance. Although his corner men were applying cold compresses and trying to work the swelling away from his eyes, Gomez still has distension. 0:0
0:13 Gomez just comes up short with the hook. 0:0
0:15 Driscoll flicks a jab to Wilfredo Gomez's stomach 2:0
0:29 Gomez misses with the jab. He lets go with a left and that fails to find its mark, too. 2:0
0:31 A cross lands for Driscoll. Gomez didn't see that one coming. 4:0
0:40 Driscoll looks like he could go ten more rounds. 4:0
0:45 Gomez is blocked in his own corner... 4:0
0:45 Jem Driscoll throws punches in bunches and that's the way to disrupt your opponent's rhythm. 6:0
0:49 Gomez's right eye is becoming a cause of major concern as it continues swell. 6:0
01:02 Wilfredo Gomez is off target with that uppercut. 6:0
01:04 Driscoll's jab connects to Gomez's head 8:0
01:21 Driscoll feels his back touch the ropes and immediately moves away. He doesn't want to be trapped there. 8:0
01:26 Gomez traps Driscoll in the corner! 8:0
01:30 Gomez scores with a tremendous left! 8:4
01:30 Driscoll is badly hurt! 8:4
01:49 Driscoll seems really focused on what he's doing this round. 8:4
01:57 Gomez can't score with short uppercut inside. Driscoll got his gloves in front of the punch. 8:4
01:59 The fighters are tangled up inside. Driscoll has a hand free and lands a little uppercut. 10:4
02:03 Wilfredo Gomez is still feeling the effects of last round's knockdown. Either that or he's being cautious because he's not doing much this round. 10:4
02:12 Driscoll just absorbed a terrifying shot to the body. 10:8
02:12 Driscoll is trying to regroup after those punches... 10:8
02:22 Gomez has Driscoll blocked in! 10:8
02:26 Gomez just can't find the range with that jab. 10:8
02:29 Driscoll connects with a cross to Gomez's body. 12:8
02:45 Gomez just landed a three punch combo! 12:12
02:45 Driscoll is in big trouble, he took a lot punches there and he does not look very steady! 12:12
03:00 Driscoll holds his arms up in disgust as Gomez holds him around his waist. 12:12
03:00 Wilfredo Gomez shoves Driscoll away. 12:12
03:00 Driscoll seems to have done enough to win this fight. 12:12
03:00 The crowd shows their appreciation of the efforts of both fighters, as the two warriors make their way to their respective corners. 13:12

Round 15
Time Commentary Points
0:00 The fighters touch gloves in the middle of the ring as the 15th and final round begins. 0:0
0:06 Whatever Darkie Smith said to him in the corner between rounds must have had some effect as Driscoll has some spring in his step here in the 15th round. 0:0
0:06 A minute wasn't enough to eliminate or even significantly reduce Gomez's swelling. They'll have to keep a close watch on it and make sure Wilfredo Gomez's vision doesn't become a major problem over the next few rounds. 0:0
0:11 Gomez throws a leaping shot that fails to hit the target. 0:0
0:23 He just comes up short with the combination. 0:0
0:25 Driscoll throws the cross and scores to the head of Gomez. 2:0
0:39 Wilfredo Gomez traps Driscoll's gloves under his arms, forcing Ramirez to break them up. 2:0
0:48 * The referee cautions Driscoll about leaning on Gomez's neck, as he separates the two fighters. 2:0
01:06 Gomez leaves the jab just short. 2:0
01:08 Driscoll scores with a punch that's part uppercut, part hook! 4:0
01:12 Gomez's right eye continues to swell alarmingly and it's got to be affecting his vision. 4:0
01:22 Wilfredo Gomez fires and misses. 4:0
01:36 Gomez tries to drop the right hand over the top but Driscoll ducks under it. 4:0
01:38 Jem Driscoll cranks a hard cross to the body of Gomez. 7:0
01:52 Gomez has Driscoll cornered! 7:0
01:56 Gomez lands a devastating uppercut! 7:4
01:56 Driscoll is suddenly in trouble! 7:4
02:08 Driscoll slides into the corner... 7:4
02:13 Gomez clamps Driscoll's arms to his side and holds on until Ramirez breaks the hold. 7:4
02:22 The Referee breaks it up... 7:4
02:26 Driscoll slides into a neutral corner... 7:4
02:31 Gomez misses wildly with the Hook. 7:4
02:33 Driscoll winds up from the third row and lands a vicious hook to the head of Gomez! That one took forever to get there, but still scored! 10:4
02:47 Both fighters seem willing to clinch... Someone's got to throw some leather... 10:4
02:59 Gomez tries to get free... Here comes Ramirez to break them up... 10:4
02:59 * The crowd, corners, and fighters are stunned as Ramirez ends the round before the bell rings. Everyone else knows what is going on, but not Ramirez. 10:4

Fight Result

We go to the ring where J.D. Lyons is ready with the call...

Ladies and Gentlemen, the judges have tallied their scorecards and here is your decision...

Crystal Wright, United States scores the bout 149 to 136

Al Lefkowitz, United States scores the bout 146 to 137

Isaac Tshabalala, South Africa scores the bout 146 to 138

The winner, new WBA featherweight champion, and still WBC featherweight champion, by unanimous decision is Jem Driscoll!


Score Cards

Crystal Wright Round Total
United States 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Jem Driscoll 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 149
Wilfredo Gomez 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 9 8 8 9 9 136

Al Lefkowitz Round Total
United States 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Jem Driscoll 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 146
Wilfredo Gomez 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 8 8 9 9 137

Isaac Tshabalala Round Total
South Africa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Jem Driscoll 10 10 10 10 9 10 10 9 10 9 10 10 10 9 10 146
Wilfredo Gomez 9 9 9 9 10 9 9 10 10 10 9 8 8 10 9 138

Round Totals Round Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Jem Driscoll 30 30 30 30 29 30 30 27 29 28 29 30 30 29 30 441
Wilfredo Gomez 27 27 27 27 28 27 27 30 30 30 28 24 24 28 27 411


Statistics
Categories Jem Driscoll Wilfredo Gomez
Knockdowns scored 2 0

Jabs / Round 5.87 2.20
Hooks / Round 5.93 2.07
Crosses / Round 5.73 3.00
Combinations / Round 7.07 2.27
Uppercuts / Round 5.80 2.47

Punches Landed / Round 30.40 12.00
Punches Missed / Round 20.40 90.80

Punching Accuracy 59.8% 11.7%

Total Number of Fouls 3 1
Low Blow 1
Holding Head and Hitting 1
Leaning on Opponent's Neck 1 1

Foul Penalties:
Official Warning 1
Caution 2 1

Bouts with eye swelling resulting from punches 1

Cuts totals (opened/reopened/worsened) 0 / 0 / 0 2 / 1 / 0
Cuts after head butts (opened/reopened/worsened) 0 / 0 / 0 0 / 0 / 0

Cut locations breakdown:
Cut under right eye 2 / 1 / 0

Bouts halted to check cut(s) 0 2

Corner work on closing cuts (trials/success):
Trickle 0 / 0 0 / 0
Minor 0 / 0 0 / 0
Bleeding 0 / 0 0 / 0
Bad 0 / 0 0 / 0
Heavy 0 / 0 0 / 0
Gushing 0 / 0 3 / 2

Strategies (demanded/followed)
Cover Up 2 / 2 1 / 1
Fight Inside 0 / 0 0 / 0
Fight Outside (Offensive) 0 / 0 6 / 6
Fight Outside (Defensive) 13 / 13 0 / 0
Go for KO 0 / 0 0 / 0
Go All Out for KO 0 / 0 8 / 6
Protect Cut 0 / 0 0 / 0
Take a Round Off 0 / 0 0 / 0


Main Event
Alexis Arguello vs Ruben Olivares


Fight info: Arena El Jefe, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, 2021-03-29, announcer is Ed Darien, referee is Jose Cobian, the bout will be scored by three judges: Anek Hongtongkam (Thailand), Aneeka Williams (Australia) and Malik Waleed (United States), ring card girl is Amy Longlegs, the fighters will compete for the IBF title(s), the bout is scheduled for 15 rounds, IBF-rules are in effect, three KD rule is not in effect, save by the bell is not in effect, only the referee can stop the fight, mandatory 8 count is not in effect, fight stopped due to an accidental head butt: Tech. Draw through 4/Scorecard after 4, game will check for injuries, game will adjust ratings for weight class, use judges bias is set to 'random', Scoring System is 10 Points
In the red corner: Alexis Arguello - Record: 2-0-0 (2) - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Top Condition - Trainer: Richie Giachetti - Cut Man: Johnny Tocco
In the blue corner: Ruben Olivares - Record: 1-0-0 (1) - Career Stage: Prime - Conditioning: Broke Training Regularly - Trainer: Abel Sanchez - Cut Man: Chuck Bodak

Round 1
Time Commentary Points
0:00 The fight gets underway as the bell sounds the start of Round 1. 0:0
0:06 Arguello blasts home a right hand. He telegraphed it but he got away with one there. 3:0
0:19 Arguello gets his head on the chest of Olivares as He tries to outmuscle him on the inside, scoring with a nice short hook to the head. 5:0
0:19 * That last shot stunned Ruben Olivares and it looks like Alexis Arguello is going to receive an added benefit from the punch because Olivares is now bleeding. 6:0
0:19 There's a cut on the inside of Olivares's left eyebrow and you can see the blood trickling from it as it runs down the fighter's face. 6:0
0:19 A fighter really hates to get cut in the opening round. 6:0
0:38 * A solid hook drops Olivares on his back! 6:0
0:40 Cobian starts counting... 15:0
0:40 1... 15:0
0:41 2... 15:0
0:42 3... 15:0
0:43 4... 15:0
0:44 5... 15:0
0:45 6... 15:0
0:46 7... 15:0
0:47 8... 15:0
0:47 * Olivares's legs look bad as he manages to rise from the knockdown. 15:0
0:47 Olivares still looks unsteady, but Cobian allows him to go on, waving the fighters together. 15:0
0:47 Olivares is badly stunned and Arguello will try to finish him off here in the 1st round! 15:0
01:00 Arguello drops his shoulder as if to throw a right, then quickly rips a quick left hook to the body. 19:0
01:00 Ruben Olivares is favoring his ribs, he's hurt!! 19:0
01:13 Arguello looks to land a uppercut but misses the mark. 19:0
01:25 Arguello feels his back touch the ropes and immediately moves away. He doesn't want to be trapped there. 19:0
01:33 Alexis Arguello tries a straight right that's blocked by the gloves of Olivares. 19:0
01:44 Look out! That was a straight right by Arguello! 23:0
01:44 That punch may have stunned Ruben Olivares momentarily. 23:0
01:58 Arguello drives that short hook into Olivares's midsection! 28:0
01:58 Olivares looks shaken! 28:0
02:02 * Olivares is in big trouble!Cobian grabs Ruben Olivares to save him from further punishment. Arguello is the winner by TKO!!! 28:0

Fight Result

Ed Darien has the call...

Ladies and Gentlemen! The winner and new IBF junior lightweight champion by technical knockout at the 02:03 mark in Round 1 is...

Alexis Arguello!


Score Cards

Anek Hongtongkam Round Total
Thailand 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Alexis Arguello
Ruben Olivares

Aneeka Williams Round Total
Australia 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Alexis Arguello
Ruben Olivares

Malik Waleed Round Total
United States 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Alexis Arguello
Ruben Olivares

Round Totals Round Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Alexis Arguello
Ruben Olivares


Statistics
Categories Alexis Arguello Ruben Olivares
Knockdowns scored 1 0

Jabs / Round 10.00 0.00
Hooks / Round 5.00 0.00
Crosses / Round 8.00 0.00
Combinations / Round 10.00 0.00
Uppercuts / Round 3.00 0.00

Punches Landed / Round 36.00 0.00
Punches Missed / Round 56.00 0.00

Punching Accuracy 39.1% 1.$%

Total Number of Fouls 0 0

Cuts totals (opened/reopened/worsened) 0 / 0 / 0 1 / 0 / 0
Cuts after head butts (opened/reopened/worsened) 0 / 0 / 0 0 / 0 / 0

Cut locations breakdown:
Cut inside left eyebrow 1 / 0 / 0

Bouts halted to check cut(s) 0 0

Corner work on closing cuts (trials/success):
Trickle 0 / 0 0 / 0
Minor 0 / 0 0 / 0
Bleeding 0 / 0 0 / 0
Bad 0 / 0 0 / 0
Heavy 0 / 0 0 / 0
Gushing 0 / 0 0 / 0

Strategies (demanded/followed)
Cover Up 0 / 0 1 / 1
Fight Inside 0 / 0 0 / 0
Fight Outside (Offensive) 0 / 0 0 / 0
Fight Outside (Defensive) 0 / 0 0 / 0
Go for KO 0 / 0 0 / 0
Go All Out for KO 0 / 0 0 / 0
Protect Cut 0 / 0 0 / 0
Take a Round Off 0 / 0 0 / 0





Fight Card
Bout Fighter 1 Fighter 2 Odds Winner Decision Last Round Rounds
Opening Bout Bobby Chacon Erik Morales 1-1 2 TKO 5 12
Preliminary 1 Azumah Nelson Eusebio Pedroza 3-2 1 UD 12 12
Preliminary 2 Eder Jofre Naseem Hamed 1-1 2 UD 12 12
Support Bout Sandy Saddler Willie Pep 1-1 2 TKO 7 12
Co-Feature Jem Driscoll Wilfredo Gomez 3-2 1 UD 15 15
Main Event Alexis Arguello Ruben Olivares 1-1 1 TKO 1 15
DrDuke
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Re: FWevent#21 ArguelloVsOlivares-DriscollVsGomez-SaddlerVsPep-JofreVsHamed-NelsonVsPedroza-ChaconVsMorales

Post by DrDuke »

Hamed and Pep provided quite surprising upsets.

Arguello is a monster. :box:
NoScoutingReports
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Re: FWevent#21 ArguelloVsOlivares-DriscollVsGomez-SaddlerVsPep-JofreVsHamed-NelsonVsPedroza-ChaconVsMorales

Post by NoScoutingReports »

The explosive thin man back at it again, crumpling opponents for fun.
kevo
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Re: FWevent#21 ArguelloVsOlivares-DriscollVsGomez-SaddlerVsPep-JofreVsHamed-NelsonVsPedroza-ChaconVsMorales

Post by kevo »

Great win for Hamed, very happy with that result!!!

Arguello is seeming like the man to beat
BoxBuzz
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Re: FWevent#21 ArguelloVsOlivares-DriscollVsGomez-SaddlerVsPep-JofreVsHamed-NelsonVsPedroza-ChaconVsMorales

Post by BoxBuzz »

Chacon is just one step to the wrong side of the cutting edge of greatness.
He's a one man blood bath.
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