Aaron Alameda really chuckled after Jimmy Lennon Jr. introduced Angelo Leo as the victor of their 10-round fight Saturday evening.
Alameda appeared certain that he had actually done sufficient to defeat the previous WBO junior featherweight champ. Regrettably for him, none of 3 courts concurred that the sharp southpaw’s counter boxing sufficed to beat Leo in the opener of Outset’s tripleheader from Toyota Facility in Houston.
Mexico’s Alameda shed a majority decision to Albuquerque’s Leo, that won 96-94 on court Randy Russell’s scorecard as well as by a strangely large rating of 98-92 according to evaluate Eva Zaragoza. Court Jesse Reyes scored their very closely opposed spell a draw, 95-95.
Leo on a regular basis used stress as well as constantly attached to Alameda’s body, however Alameda’s crisp counters to Leo’s head created substantial swelling under Leo’s best eye. According to CompuBox’s informal strike statistics, Leo landed 20 even more strikes on the whole than Alameda (211-of-614 to 191-of-693).
The 27-year-old Leo (21-1, 9 KOs), that is advertised by Floyd Mayweather’s firm, recuperated from shedding his WBO 122-pound champion to Stephen Fulton in his previous spell. Philly’s Fulton (19-0, 8 KOs) well defeat Leo by consentaneous decision in their 12-rounder January 23 at Mohegan Sunlight Sector in Uncasville, Connecticut.
The 27-year-old Alameda (25-2, 12 KOs) shed a 2nd straight fight. Previous WBC extremely bantamweight champ Luis Nery (31-1, 24 KOs) out-pointed Alameda in his previous look, a 12-round champion suit September 26 at Mohegan Sunlight Sector.
The totally affordable spell in between Alameda as well as Leo seemed on the table getting in the 10th as well as last round.
A straight left by Alameda made Leo reset his feet with simply over a min to go in their fight. Alameda additionally responded to Leo with a best hook with simply under 10 secs to go in that last 10th round.
Alameda toenailed Leo with a best hook with simply under a min on the clock in the nine round. Leo’s body job worked once again in those 3 mins, however Alameda broke back his head with a best uppercut that gotten in touch with around 25 secs to go in that nine round.
Leo landed a tough right to Alameda’s body with simply over a minute left in the 8th round.
Alameda’s best hook to the body gotten in touch with simply over a min to go in the 7th round. Leo’s body job corresponded in that round. Alameda additionally landed a flush left as well as a hard best with simply under 10 secs continuing to be in that 7th round.
With regarding a min to go in the 6th round, Alameda’s entrusted to the body briefly raised Leo off his feet. Leo terminated back with a right-hand man that landed to Leo’s head.
Leo allow his hands most likely to Alameda’s body as well as head throughout the last 15 secs of the 6th round.
Leo’s right-hand man broke back Alameda head with regarding 1:45 continuing to be in the 5th round. Regarding 10 secs previously, Leo pierced Alameda with a right-hand man, just to have Alameda fire back with a flush left that supported his challenger.
Leo once again assaulted Alameda’s body throughout the 4th round, however Alameda countered him constantly to his head.
Alameda captured Leo with a counter best hook hardly 30 secs right into the 3rd round. Alameda additionally blew up Leo with 2 best uppercuts as he battled with his back to the ropes prior to the middle of the 3rd round.
The sharp southpaw remained to respond to Leo later on in the 3rd round as well as Leo pushed the activity.
Alameda landed a right to the body prior to getting in touch with a prompt best hook to Leo’s head 1:05 right into the 2nd round. Leo attempted to function within as well as pursued Alameda’s body in the 2nd round, however Alameda made him pay with counter best hooks as well as left uppercuts.
Leo landed a delegated Alameda’s body as well as came right back with a directly best up leading at nearly the midway mark of the opening round. Alameda toenailed Leo with a best uppercut when there was simply over a min to go in the preliminary.
Keith Idec is an elderly writer/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He can be gotten to on Twitter @Idecboxing.