Light-Flyweight Bout: Roman Gonzalez Defeats Omar Salado by TKO in Round 7
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There is a two-fight undercard beginning with Roman Gonzalez vs. Omar Salado. Gonzalez (28-0, 23 KO) is the reigning WBA World Light Flyweight Champion. Salado (22-3-2, 13 KO) is 31 and a former title challenger.
Light-Flyweight Bout (12 Rounds): Roman Gonzalez vs. Omar Salado
Round 1- Salado using the jab early. Gonzalez waiting. Low blow by Gonzalez, who begins to come forward and throw. Left hand knocks Salado down. Gonzalez comes in with a combination and lands a body shot. Right hand puts Salado down against the ropes. He gets up quick but Gonzalez is all over him. Left hooks landing solid for Gonzalez. 10-7 Gonzalez (Two knockdowns by Gonzalez)
Round 2- Gonzalez comes forward and lands the body shot. Salado appears to be recovered from early knockdowns. Gonzalez going to the body often. Salado fighting back and landing some good shots. Left hands battering Salado. Left hook to head, right hand to body by Gonzalez. 10-9 Gonzalez
Round 3- Gonzalez comes out fast and lands a brutal right hand. Referee warns Salado for low blows. Gonzalez working the body but gets put against the ropes for a second and takes some shots. Right hand pushes Salado back. Gonzalez firing the uppercut up the middle. Left hook lands for Gonzalez. Left hooks and right hands landing cleanly for Gonzalez. Salado appears to be ready to go. 10-9 Gonzalez
Round 4- Salado showing a big heart in this fight. Gonzalez is landing hard blows. Salado touches his head from a headbutt, and he's cut bad over his right eye. Referee checks it and lets them continue. Both boxers exchanging. Body shot by Salado. Right hands and left hands landing at will for Gonzalez. Salado misses two wild punches. 10-9 Gonzalez
Round 5- Salado covering up but taking some shots. Referee calls a time out and asks doctor to inspect Salado's eye. Boxers continue and Gonzalez lands a combination that puts Salado on the ropes. Salado really loading up his shots. Gonzalez doing good work inside. Round cut 30 seconds too soon. 10-9 Gonzalez
Round 6- Two left hooks land for Gonzalez. Salado taking them well but not doing any damage himself. Salado gets hit with an uppercut. Gonzalez is circling Salado and throwing a flurry of punches. Right hand lands for Gonzalez. Uppercut and right hand land for Gonzalez. Referee warns Gonzalez for going low. One minute left, and it's all Gonzalez. Salado is taking a beating but still throwing back. Salado lands a body shot. Gonzalez returns with a left hook to the chin. 10-9 Gonzalez
Round 7- Gonzalez knocks Salado off balance with a left hand. He gets up but is on wobbly legs. Salado's face is a bloody mess. Referee stops the fight as Salado takes some more punishment. Good stoppage.
Result: Roman Gonzalez defeats Omar Salado by TKO in Round 7.
Gonzalez improves to 29-0 with 24 knockouts and retains his WBA Light Flyweight title.
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