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Saturday, May 16, 2009

FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS 5/15/09

JORGE TERON WINS 10 ROUND UNANIMOUS DECISION IN REMATCH OVER ALDO VALTIERRA

Round 1: Teron bursts out of his corner throwing a double jab followed by a sweeping hook. Teron than throws and lands jab-right-left hook. Teron lands some body shots and starts to shoot his jab again. He's not reckless and is placing his punches well. Valtierra was caught a bit by surprise by the younger fighter's energy early on in the fight. Valtierra landed an overhand right. Teron found his range early and kept the pressure on the rest of the round.

Round 2: Teron continued to snap his jab, keeping the pace he set in round 1. Valtierra hit Teron with a right. Teron landed two left hooks to the body. Valtierra landed a right to the body. Valtierra leaned in too much on the inside and Teron caught him with a left hook. Valtierra lands a right to the body and Teron answers with a combination.

Round 3: Valtierra goes strong to the body. Teron sets and throws a combination. Teron lands a left hook to the head. Valtierra lands a right to the body. Teron lands another left hook to Valtierra's head. Teron lands a right cross. Valtierra throws a combination. Another left hook lands to the head of Valtierra.

Round 4: Teron lands a jab. Valtierra lands a right cross to Teron's head. Teron places a good left hook to the body. Teron kept finding a home for his left hook. A right cross to the head and a left hook to the body lands by Teron. Valtierra starts to slowdown with his output of punches. A good right cross lands by Teron. Teron comes forward and shoots his jab. Valtierra is hesitant to trade on the inside with the sharper punching Teron.

Round 5: Valtierra starts to let his hands go more and Teron starts using his jab again. Valtierra lands a combination and Teron lands a left hook to Valtierra's head again. Valtierra lands a short left hook to Teron's head. Teron nailed Valtierra with a left hook and right uppercut combination.

Round 6: Teron continues pressing forward. Valtierra's punches are not having the same effect as early on in the fight. Valtierra seems a little off balanced after he throws the last punch of his combinations. Teron lands straight right.

Round 7: Valtierra comes back stronger this round and charges forward. Teron covers up as Valtierra throws and lands more punches. Valtierra lands a left hook to Teron's head. Teron steps back to find his range and starts to jab again. Teron hits Valtierra in the body with a left hook.

Round 8: Teron hits Valtierra with a left hook. Lunging forward, Teron nails Valtierra with another left hook to his head. Teron unloads a left hook - right cross combination to Valtierra's head. Valtierra jabs to the body. A good, solid right hand lands flush on Teron's chin and momentarily stuns him. Teron's mouth piece fell out. That right hand was the best punch Valtierra landed in the fight.

Round 9: Valtierra lands a right to the body. Teron lands consecutive left hooks to Valtierra's head. Teron goes back to his jab. Teron lands another good left hook to Valtierra's head. In close quarters, Valtierra lands a right to the body. Teron lands two jabs. Valtierra lands a right cross.

Round 10: Valtierra presses forward and lands a right cross to the head of Teron. Valtierra hits Teron with a right to the body. Valtierra starts throwing wild, hard punches. Teron stayed on the outside and tried to land combinations when Valtierra leaned inside. Teron landed a good left to the body and followed it with a clean, hard left hook to Valtierra's head.

Overall Summary: Teron, a lightweight from the Bronx avenged his only defeat and improved his record to 23-1-1 with 15 KO's. Teron found his range early on in the first round and used his jab effectively. At times, he got into close quarters with Valtierra and took some clean shots to his face. Teron used his height, range and superior quickness to outbox Valtierra and get the better of most exchanges. Teron found a home for his left hook all night. WhenValtierra threw a right to the body, Teron countered with a left hook to Valtierra's head. When Valtierra threw his right to Teron's face, Teron countered to the body with vicious left hooks. Against stiffer opposition, Teron may want to avoid exchanging in close quarters. Valtierta tagged him a few times and Teron took the punches well, but future opponents with more punching power could pose more of a risk for Teron if he chooses to fight on the inside.

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