Jacobs Edges Rosado in Split Decision

Report: Damon Gonzalez – Latinbox Sports

Hollywood, Florida. – Daniel Jacobs (37-3, 30 KOs) won a tactical twelve round split decision over “King” Gabriel Rosado (25-13-1 14 KOs) in a super middleweight clash on Friday night at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida. After some seriously hard feelings were expressed in the build-up, the fight was a tactical chess match that never heated up. Scores were 115-113 Rosado, 115-113, 115-113 Jacobs.

In a clash for the IBF Intercontinental welterweight title, 2016 Rio Olympic gold medalist Daniyar Yeleussinov (10-0, 6 KOs) made quick work of former unified 140lb champ Julius Indongo (23-3, 12 KOs). Yeleussinov dropped Indongo in the first round and again in round two. Indongo didn’t wish to continue after the second knockdown. Time was 1:24.

Middleweight Nikita “White Chocolate” Ababiy (10-0, 6 KOs) scores a six round unanimous decision over Brandon Maddox (7-4-1, 5 KOs). Judges scorecards were 59-55 3x.

Unbeaten heavyweight Mahammadrasul Majidov (3-0, 3 KOs) won by third round TKO over previously unbeaten Sahret Delgado (8-0, 7 KOs). A big right hand left Delgado unable to continue ending the contest at .47 seconds of round three by TKO victory.

A great show of sportsmanship after the fight Mahammadrasul Majidov rushed to Delgado’s corner as he was collapsing after the knockout Majidov put his arms around him and picked him up to help Delgado sit on the stool safely so the Florida Boxing commission doctors could attend to him.

In the opening bout of the evening Lightweight

Emmanuel “The Gameboy”Tagoe (32-1, 15 KO) from Accra, Ghana scores a majority decision victory over Mason “Rock Hard Mighty” Menard (36-5, 25 KO) from Rayne, Louisiana.

Judges official scores 95-95, 98-92, 96-94.

Venue: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel/Casino, Hollywood, Florida.

Promoter: MatchroomBoxing



Photo credits: Damon Gonzalez / Latinbox Sports

@matchroomboxing @daznboxing

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