MADRID, Dec. 4 (.) –
The Spanish boxer Samuel Carmona fell this morning against the Mexican Julio César ‘Rey’ Martínez in the fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC) flyweight title, an evening that was held at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale (United States). United) and in which the American boxer retained the belt after taking the duel by majority decision.
The 26-year-old canary and Olympian in Rio de Janeiro, where he was a quarterfinalist, endured the twelve rounds against the defending champion, who finally took the fight to points after the judges showed scores of 114-114, 117- 111 and 116-112.
Carmona remained firm after the Mexican took control of the center of the ring in the first round, where he managed to connect with the face of the Spaniard, who received three new blows from the ‘King’ in the second ’round’.
The canary improved performance in a fourth assault where he did manage to put several straight into the face of his adversary. The lack of exchanges reigned in the following ’rounds’, and only in the eleventh did the blows return. In this way, Carmona loses his undefeated in his ninth fight after winning the previous eight, half of them by ‘k.o’.