WON BY KO: Cuban boxer Lázaro Álvarez DRAWED in Monterrey and KEPT undefeated as a professional
By José Alejandro Rodríguez Zas
On the night of this Friday, January 27, the prominent Cuban boxer Lazaro Alvarez (4-0, 2 KOs) He got his fourth victory as a professional in as many fights, after defeating the experienced Mexican Sergio Puente (28-15, 12 KOs), during a boxing poster held at the Showcenter Complex in the city of Monterrey, in the state of Nuevo León, Mexico.
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The 31-year-old West Indian outclassed “Dandy”, 35, to preserve his undefeated professional status, after winning by technical knockout, in an agreed eight-round duel at lightweight and broadcast live on ESPN KnockOut.
After a first round of mutual study and with few exchanges of blows on the ring, Álvarez began to ruthlessly punish Puente with an intense beating during the duration of the duel, even sending him to the canvas a couple of times, in rounds 2 and 4.
In the third round, the Mexican gave some sign of recovery, reaching the anatomy of Álvarez from Pinar del Río on a couple of occasions, but he countered with good combinations that ended up sentencing the duel, when “Dandy” decided not to go out in the fifth round, totally devastated in his corner.
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Álvarez gave one of his best demonstrations in his short career as a professional, but he has an excellent track record as an amateur boxer. The vueltabajero is a three-time world champion and a triple Olympic bronze medalist.
By the way, this triumph came just one day before his 32nd birthday, to be celebrated this Saturday, January 28.
Under the auspices of the Cuban Federation and the management of Golden Ring Promotions, the Cuban is expected to return to the ring very soon.