Ortiz And Alexander Battle To A Draw/Trout And Plant Win


Former world champions Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander battled to a 12 round draw at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso Texas on Saturday night.


Ortiz was the aggressor against the slicker boxing skills of Alexander. Alexander,27-4-1-(14), used his boxing skills to land the jab and counter with right hooks which resulted in Ortiz,32-6-3-(25), suffering a selling around the left eye. But Ortiz fought back and rallied late on to close the gap.


At the end of 12 rounds Judge Don Griffin scored the bout 115-113 for Ortiz, while the other judges Glen Crocker and Javier Martinez scored the bout even at 114-114.


On the same card Caleb Plant improved to 17-0-(10),by scoring a clear and unanimous 12 round points win over Rogelio Medina,38-9-(32). The scores were 120-108,119-109 and 117-111.


Former world champ Austin Trout looked good on his return, dominating Juan De La Angel over eight rounds. There were no knockdowns. Trout is now 31-4-(17), De La Angel falls to 20-8-1-(18).


Other results

IBF female featherweight title Jennifer Han w pts 10 Lizbeth Crespo

light heavyweight Humberto Velazco Torres w ko 4 Thomas Williams Jr

middleweight Tony Harrison w tko 5 George Sosa

middleweight Mark Anthony Hernandez w pts 6 Jeison Rosario

lightweight Carlos Balderas w pts 4 Jorge Rojas Zacazontetl

lightweight Jonathan Gabriel Pachado w pts 4 Josh Ross

welterweight Wesley Diana w tko 4 Rynell Griffin


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