Boxing in the Dominican Republic went from having no present world champion to crowning two this Saturday, because of the stellar performances of Héctor García and Alberto Puello.
Hector Garcia and Alberto Puello made historical past for Dominican boxing this Saturday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, including: two world titles for his nation on the same night, in the tremendous featherweight and tremendous light-weight classes, respectively.
The first to see motion was Garciawho was undefeated in 15 fights and had simply delivered the large blow by beating Chris Colbert in an elimination match on WBA World Super Featherweight Title. towards the defending champion Roger GutierrezIt was he who began as the favourite and confirmed it in the ring, dominating with nice readability at the begin of the combat and combating at the finish, as the Venezuelan reacted on the lookout for the knockout that modified the predictions. In the finish, he gained a unanimous determination to be crowned.
Then it was the flip Alberto Puellowho arrived in Hollywood with an expert report of 20 wins, no draw or loss, coping with a warrior like Botyrzhon Akhmedov questioning the WBA tremendous light-weight world title vacated by Josh Taylor. He finally gained the higher hand in a divided determination and captured that belt.
It needs to be famous that the Dominican Republic has not had a world boxing champion since then Jason Rosario was defeated by Jermell Charlo by knockout in the eighth spherical, on September 26, 2020, inflicting the IBF and WBA belts to slide by 140 kilos.