Roberto “La Amenaza” García scored a 10 round unanimous decision win over Breidis Prescott in a welterweight bout at the UIC Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois on Friday.
Despite scoring a knockdown in round nine Prescott failed to capitalize and Garcia managed to last the distance to secure a points win on all three judges cards by scores of 96-93, 95-94 and 96-92.
Garcia controlled the early rounds by bullying Prescott into a fight early on but Prescott stood firm to deck Garcia in the ninth.
In the co-main event, middleweight Caleb Truax scored a 10-round unanimous points win over Derek Ennis by scores of Scores were 97-93, 97-93 and 99-90. The stronger Traux targeted the body as much as he could and did what he had to do to win despite Ennis looking to slip and counter punch his way to victory.
Speaking after the fight a delighted Traux said: “I hit him with some really good shots and he took them well and just kept coming. A lot of guys would’ve went down. I hope the fans thought I was exciting. That’s important to me. I’ll be back in the gym by the end of the week.”
Welterweight Alex Martin w pts 6 Alfred Hall
Cruiserweight Mike Lee w pts 6 Paul Gonsalves
Welterweight Jaime Sandoval drew 6 Aaron Steadman
light welterweight Eddie Ramirez w pts 4 Alexis Del Bosque
lightweight Jose Felix Quezada w pts 4 Jose Romero
welterweight Semajay Thomas w tko 1 Charon Spain
light welterweight Kristin Gearhart drew 4 Ashleigh Curry
July 26, 2014