Marlon Alta vs. Jesar Ancajas

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Marlon Alta 150 lbs beat Jesar Ancajas 147 lbs by KO at 1:11 in round 2 of 6

Notes

  • Marlon Alta 8-2 (6 KOs) vs. Jesar Ancajas 14-20-2 (7 KOs)
  • Alta is coming off a first-round technical knockout win of journeyman Romnick Rapista about 5 months ago, while Ancajas is coming off a first-round knockout loss to undefeated lightweight prospect Al Sabaupan more than a year ago.
  • Ancajas has lost eight straight coming into the fight and is the most experienced fighter Alta will be facing so far in his career, as Ancajas had 36 fights on his belt prior to the fight.

Bout Summary

  • Alta was by far the more aggressive fighter in the first round, using his jabs to set up combinations, while Ancajas was looking to counter here and there.
  • Both fighters came out more aggressive in Round 2, as Alta was throwing combinations while Ancajas was throwing hooks of his own. Midway in the round, as Ancajas was looking to throw a punch, Alta nailed him flush with a counter left hook to the chin and Ancajas was sent down for the full count.
  • With the win, Alta gets his 3rd straight win as well as his 3rd straight by knockout, while Ancajas drops his 9th straight fight.