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Saturday, August 29, 2009

8/27/09 VERSUS - Rodela vs. Rodriguez 126 lbs.

David Rodela Wins 6 Round Unanimous Decision Over Gamalier Rodriguez

Round 1: Rodriguez landed more punches this round. Rodriguez hit Rodela with a left hook to the body followed by an overhand right. Rodriguez also landed a left to the body and left uppercut.

Round 2: Rodriguez lands an overhand right. Rodela counters with a straight right-left hook to the body combination. Rodriguez is feeling the pressure from Rodela. Rodriguez lands consecutive left hooks to the head.

Round 3: Rodela continues to pressure. Both fighters exchange uppercuts on the inside. Rodela lands hard left hooks to the head and body. Rodela slows Rodriguez down.

Round 4: Rodriguez switches to a southpaw stance. Rodela keeps the pressure on.

Round 5: Rodriguez switches to a southpaw stance again. Rodela lands a solid right to the head. Rodela gets in closer range to land his punches. Rodela hits Rodriguez with a left hook to the head. Rodriguez lands a straight left.

Round 6: Rodriguez lands a straight left on the break. Rodriguez stuns Rodela with a left uppercut-right hook combination. Get yourself a new punching bag and save with $2.95 shipping.

Overall Summary: It's not where you start, but where you finish. Gamalier Rodriguez started fast, but David Rodela's relentless pressure got him the victory on Thursday night. Rodela was resilient, landing the harder punches in exchanges and keeping the heat on Rodriguez from the 2nd round. Rodriguez tried switching to a southpaw stance in rounds 4 and 5 to throw Rodela off his game, but Rodela continued to press forward at a furious pace. Rodela improves his record to 14-1-3, 6 KO's. Gamalier Rodriguez's record drops to 8-2-2, 4 KO's.

Other Action:
In a junior bantamweight fight, David Gaspar (11-2-1, 7 KO's) won a 6 round unanimous decision over Sergio Espinoza (16-6-1, 5 KO's). Gaspar dropped Espinoza in the 1st and 3rd rounds.

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