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Jose Lopez wins jr. bantam title

Fighters Network

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico – The action-packed Jose Lopez-Pramuansak Posuwan WBO junior bantamweight title fight on Saturday started fast and furious and continued at that pace for 12 rounds.

Lopez won the entertaining fight, held at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseo, by unanimous decision with lopsided scores of 118-110 and 117-111 (twice) but the bout was much more exciting than the official scores indicated.

The first round was an indication of how the 12 rounds would unfold: Lopez taking the action to Posuwan with jabs in non-stop action with Posuwan
measuring Lopez to counter punch with effectiveness.

Lopez took the first round while Posuwan tried to find his range, which he did in the second round. Posuwan was very effective with accurate counter punches to even the match with one round each after two rounds.

Lopez took control in the third round with his accurate jabs and combinations to offset the power of Posuwan's counter punches. At the end of
eight rounds, Lopez had a comfortable lead of 79-73.

However, Posuwan rallied in the ninth and 10th rounds to be the aggressor, taking both rounds. After 10 rounds, Lopez saw his lead drop to 97-93.

Lopez took control at the start of the championship rounds to gain the respect of his opponent and the fans in the arena.

Both fighters closed the fight with the fans on their feet cheering on these valiant warriors.

Thus, Lopez won a major title after several failed attempts.