Austin Dulay again to the win column in mind-blowing trend.
The 25-yr historical light-weight prospect rebounded from a disappointing showing in primetime with a dominant 10-circular unanimous resolution win over Jose Luis Gallegos in their FS1-televised opener Saturday night from a crowdless Staples center in los angeles. Dulay received via scores of a hundred-90 on the cards of judges Luis Cobain and Zachary younger, whereas judge Pat Russell scored the competition 99-ninety one.
Dulay promised a much better punch output from his old come across, when he fell brief in a 10-circular resolution to Diego Magdaleno in his home place of Nashville this past February. The Hendersonville, Tennessee native as an alternative concentrated on high-quality, committing to his left hand which he landed with goal within the opening circular whereas adapting instantaneous to a late alternative opponent.
Gallegos took the battle on short notice in place of unbeaten Starling Castillo.
an identical vogue adopted in round two, with Dulay mixing in left uppercuts in between overhand lefts frequently finding their target. Gallegos expanded his personal punch exercise throughout the circular, although nor faring any stronger than keeping pace.
Gallegos enjoyed his ideal second of the combat in circular three, scoring with a straight appropriate hand which evidently caught Dulay’s consideration. Dulay adjusted his approach, applying greater lateral move rather than last within the pocket.
A conflict of heads left Gallegos with moderate reddening around his left eye in circular four, the primary of a few events where headbutts would turn into an element within the battle. Dulay focused on boxing and punching in mixture, identifying up the pace within the core rounds.
Time became referred to as late in circular six after Gallegos leaned along with his head, slamming into Dulay’s left eye. A bruise developed above Dulay’s eyebrow, notwithstanding simplest motivating the Tennessean to accentuate his assault within the the rest of the circular.
Gallegos on no account stopped coming forward, even if often getting picked aside on the internal. The Bakersfield, California-based mostly light-weight linked with right hands and left hooks in round eight, most likely his most desirable body of the battle. Dulay turned into able to withstand the incoming, roaring returned with right hooks in response.
Dulay became firing on all cylinders in round 9, his jab greater purposeful and establishing mighty left hands. The swelling around Gallegos’ left eye worsened, though no longer discouraging his will as he remained decided to make a battle out of it. His desire resulted in a remaining conflict of heads in the 10th round, notwithstanding with both warring parties completing on their ft.
Dulay picks up his first respectable win in 21-months as he improves to 14-2 (10KOs). The feat got here via superior workrate and accuracy, landing a hundred and seventy-of-680 total punches (29%) compared to 99-of-589 (17%) for Gallegos who falls to 19-10 (14KOs).
The bout served in supporting capability to an additional light-weight combat, with Javier Fortuna (35-2-1, 24KOs) dealing with Antonio Lozada (40-4-1, 34KOs).
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