light-weight Oscar Duarte dropped Guillermo Avila twice en route to a knockout win in round 4 Saturday night at the Studios Televisa in Mexico city.
With the victory, Duarte improves to twenty-1, 15 knockouts.
Duarte had not fought due to the fact that March 7, when he knocked out Andres Garcia in circular 5 in his place of origin of Parral, Chihuahua. Duarte entered the Avila fight having won his old 4 bouts, all by way of knockout, because suffering his best loss as a pro by the hands of Adrian Estrella on February 9 of final yr.
Avila entered the fight having received four of his outdated six bouts.
About midway through the opening round, Duarte dropped Avila with a right cross to the head. To his credit score, Avila was capable of arise and fight lower back, opting for to dwell in the pocket as Duarte landed the more-valuable punches right through the fight.
Duarte endured to destroy Avila down over the subsequent couple of rounds. With the lower than a minute left in round four, Duarte dropped Avila with a further correct hand to the head. Avila remained on the canvas as he turned into counted out at 2:forty one.
The 24-yr-ancient Duarte is co-promoted with the aid of Golden Boy Promotions and Cancun Boxing. He has also fought prior to now on a handful of Promociones Del Pueblo cards.
Avila, who resides in Tijuana, Mexico, drops to 19-10, 14 KOs.
in the co-function, Lourdes Juarez of Mexico metropolis earned a tough-fought unanimous resolution victory over Guadalupe Martinez Guzman.
rankings had been 97-ninety three, 97-ninety three, and 96-93 for Juarez, who improves to 31-2, 4 KOs and gained the WBC feminine junior bantamweight title.
Martinez became making an attempt to protect her world title belt for the fifth time, whereas Juarez became combating for a world title for the first time in her career that started in October 2013.
From the outlet bell, both traded combos and punches in the pocket, hardly ever backing away to collect themselves. as a substitute, the ebb-and-circulate continued into the middle rounds, the place every traded combinations that mainly landed to the head.
Martinez continued to throw, but they have been normally arm punches that did join. Juarez fought greater in spurts, but her punches were more effective and she or he appeared as even though she turned into the least bored with both fighters.
Martinez, who resides in nearby Tlalnepantla, drops to twenty-10, 6 KOs. The 28-year-ancient Martinez had won her previous eight bouts.
Saturday’s card become the closing of 2021 for Promociones Del Pueblo.
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