Acosta Defeats Rosa on Boxeo Telemundo
Report & Photos by: Damon “Latinbox” Gonzalez
Kissimmee, Florida – Jr lightweight George “El Yuyu” Acosta (12-1, 1 KO) from Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico outpointed Gadwin “El Abayarde” Rosa (11-2, 9 KOs) from Vieques, Puerto Rico over ten rounds in a unanimous decision to claim the vacant WBA Fedecentro title on Friday night at the Osceola Heritage Park Events Center in Kissimmee, Florida.
Rosa started out strong putting his counterpunching together keeping Acosta moving in the earlier rounds, Acosta settled in letting off sharp punches catching Rosa who started leaving himself open. Both fighters having there moments in the fight but Acosta clearly did the most damage.
Judges scorecards were 96-94, 97-93, 98-92 for Acosta.
Elvin Gambarov (15-0, 13 KO) from Galaba, Azerbaijan becomes the WBC International Silver Junior Middleweight Champion by beating Diego Cruz (21-10-2) from Mexico City, Mexico in a all out ten round slug fest Gambarov wins by decision.
Lightweight Jean Guerra Vargas (4-0) from Caguas, PR. out-classed Gilberto Aguilar (0-2) from Mexico City, Mexico. by scoring a four round unanimous decision victory.
Vargas was the aggressor throughout the fight landing big bombs on Aguilar who spent the fight in survival mode as Vargas punched his way to a great performance today.
Junior Featherweight Pedro Salome (3-0-1) from Los Angeles, CA. slugged it out against very tough fighter Hector Bayanilla (2-1-1) from San Juan, PR. working him to a split decision victory for Salome.
Both fighters had big moments in the fight landing hard shots as Salome edged out the decision 39-37 (3x) in favor of Salome.
In the opening bout of the night Lightweight Mandeep Jangra (1-0) from Kharin, India made his professional debut tonight scoring a four round unanimous decision victory over Luciano Ramos (0-1) from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Ramos the aggressor early on catching Jangra with a hard hook to the head that floored him in the opening round.
Jangra boxed Ramos the next three rounds keeping him at bay taking three rounds two one ending the contest as the judges score the bout 38-38 (3x).