Boxing Results: Kim Clavel Loses to Yesica Nery Plata Unifying Light Fly Title!
By Ken Hissner: At Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada Friday over ESPN+ Bob Arum (Top Rank Boxing) and Yvon Michel (GYM Promotions), presented in the Main Event WBC Light Flyweight World Female champion Kim Clavel of Canada losing in a war to WBA Super World Light Flyweight Female champion Yesica Nery Plata of Mexico.
In co-feature, WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight champion Mazlum Akdeniz of Canada scored three knockdowns in defeating Cristian “El Gato Gordo” Bielma of Mexico over ten rounds.
In the Main Event, WBC Light Flyweight Female World champion Kim Clavel, 16-0 (3), #107.8, of Montreal, Quebec, CAN, WBA Super World Light Flyweight Female champion Jessica Nery Plata, 28-2 (3), #104.2, of Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MEX, 10×2 rounds.
In the first round, it was very competitive, with Plata taking the first minute and Clavel the final minute. In the second round, it was all action, with Clavel landing rights and Plata left hooks throughout the round. In the third round, Plata out landed Clavel with combinations to body and head.
In the fourth round, the action continued to the delight of the crowd. Both had their moments, with Plata having an edge. In the fifth round, Plata drew blood from the nose of Clavel in a war! In the sixth round, the action continued with Clavel landing solid rights. Plata, in the final thirty seconds, again had the nose of Clavel bleeding.
In the seventh round, both took turns getting the better of each other, with Clavel having Plata into a corner at the bell. In the eighth round, Clavel had her best round, as the fans were really into it. In the ninth round, the action never stopped, with Clavel having an advantage and then Plata right to the bell.
In the tenth and final round, it was a war with Plata turning southpaw in the final thirty seconds. Clavel looked like she was in a war while Plata was unmarked, and neither deserves to lose this one. The referee was Alain Villenevue.
Scores were 97-93 twice and 96-94 same as this writer.
In the co-feature, WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight champ southpaw Mazlum Akdeniz, 18-0 (8), #139.2, of Longuieu, Quebec, CAN, scored three knockdowns in defeating game Cristian “El Gato Gordo” Bielma, 19-5-2 (7), #139.2, of Mexicali, Baja California, MEX, over ten rounds.
In the first round, for the most part, the aggressive southpaw Akdeniz had his way until the final twenty seconds when Bielma landed a 3-punch combination to the body. In the second round, it was all Akdeniz driving Bielma back with everything off the jab.
In the third round’s first twenty seconds, Bielma was off balance but got hit with a left hook to the chin and went down for an 8-count from Referee Steve St-Germain. Bielma would come back when he was getting hit quite a bit by Akdeniz. By the end of the round, the body attack from Akdeniz had taken its toll.
In the fifth round, Akdeniz stepped on the foot of Bielma landing a left against his right arm, and down went Bielma for an 8-count from Referee St-Germain. Bielma was able to get through the round but was taking a beating.
In the sixth round, the offensive from Akdeniz kept overpowering Bielma whose face was starting to swell very much when a left on the chin rocked him.
In the seventh round, Bielma landed his best punch at the halfway mark a left hook to the chin of Akdeniz. In the final seconds, a combination from Akdeniz to the body and down went Bielma for an 8-count from referee St-Germain. Bielma managed to fight back enough to get through the round.
In the ninth round, Akdeniz had Bielma all but out for the most part of the round. Bielma slipped to the canvas several times. In the tenth and final round, Bielma showed plenty of heart hanging in there as Akdeniz continued out, landing him right up to the bell.
Scores were 100-87 by all three judges and writers.
Very popular WBA No. 7 ranked Welterweight Marie-Pier Houle, 8-0-1 (2), #144.8, of Terrebonne, Quebec, CAN, won a highly disputed decision over Marisol Moreno, 6-4 (0), #145.8 of Mazatlan, Sinaloa, MEX, over 8×2 rounds.
In the first round, the taller Moreno kept Houle on the defense with a solid jab. In the second round, Houle came back well halfway through the round with a solid left hook to the chin of Moreno. She kept up at a good pace coming forward the rest of the round. In the third round, Moreno came back well, using an effective jab with occasional rights to the chin of Houle to take the round.
In the fourth round, it was back and forth, with Moreno’s countering the aggressive Houle for the most part. In the fifth round, Moreno continued to outwork Houle throughout. In the sixth round, Moreno opened up, landing a pair of rights to the chin of Houle. Houle was walking into counters by Moreno.
In the seventh round, Houle couldn’t get past the jab of Moreno, who continues to land it well. In the eighth and final round, it proved to be the best round of the fight, with Houle landing a left hook to the chin of Moreno half a minute into the round. Houle had her best round, but Moreno was too difficult to get through her reach for the most part. The referee was Albert Padulou, Jr.
Scores were 79-73, 77-75, and 80-72 Houle with 78-74 Moreno from this writer.
Former Canadian amateur standout Lightweight Eric Basran, 3-0 (1), #134.2, of Vancouver, British Colombia, CAN easily defeated Juan Carlos “Demoledor” Garcia, 4-3 (0), #133.4, of Mexico City, MEX, over six rounds.
Thirty seconds into the first round, Basran landed a solid right on the chin, stunning Garcia. Basran continued coming forward with his left arm low outworking the defense-minded Garcia.
In the second round midway point, Basran rocked Garcia with a right to the chin. In the final seconds, Basran rocked Garcia with a right on the chin.
In the third round’s final seconds, Basran had been showboating hands to his side, landing a flurry of punches and having Garcia against the ropes.
In the fourth round, with just a minute remaining, Garcia had Basran backed into a corner before he escaped.
In the sixth and final rounds end of the first minute, Basran landed a right on the chin of Garcia getting his attention and making him turn southpaw. With a minute remaining on the round, a combination from Basran put Garcia against the ropes.
In the final seconds trying for the stoppage, Basran couldn’t put Garcia away though winning every round. Garcia had a small nick under his right eye and some swelling around the eye at the end. Referee was Albert Padulo, Jr.
Scores were 60-54 twice and 60-53, 60-54 this writer.
Fan favorite Tokyo Olympic Featherweight Caroline Veyre, 2-0 (0), #124.4, of Paris, FR, and Montreal, Quebec, CAN, dominated Estefania “La Cholita” Franco, 3-6 (0), #123.8, of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MEX, over 6×2 rounds.
In the second round’s first minute, Franco was the aggressor before Veyre took over the rest of the round, landing a combination in the final seconds to the chin of Franco. In the third round ending first-minute Veyre landed a pair of left hooks to the chin of Franco and again a left hook to the chin seconds later.
In the fourth round, a pair of rights from Veyre knocked the head of Franco back halfway through the round. In the final seconds, Veyre had Franco in trouble with a flurry of body shots having her against the ropes.
In the fourth and fifth rounds, Veyre had Franco backed up and in trouble on several occasions. In the sixth and final round, Franco became the aggressor for half the round until Veyre took over, landing with both hands throughout, having Franco in trouble in the final twenty seconds while Referee Steve St-Germain took a close look about halting, but Franco got to the bell.
In the end, Franco had a small lump on the bridge of her nose and swelling under the right eye.
Scores were 60-54 by all three judges and this writer.
2-time Canadian amateur champ (138-8) Middleweight southpaw Derek “Slick” Pomerleau, 4-0 (2), #159.2, of Montreal, Quebec, CAN, defeated Gustavo Magana Rodriguez, 3-2-1 (1), #158.2, of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEX, over six rounds.
At the first round’s halfway point, the taller southpaw Pomerleau rocked Rodriguez with a right hook to the chin. In the second round, Pomerleau was warned by Referee Alaine Vellevuev for using elbows during the first minute.
At halfway point, Rodriguez went to the body of Pomerleau but got countered for most of the rest of the round. In the third round, Pomerleau kept coming forward, having Rodriguez on the defense for the most part with hands held high.
In the fourth round, with a minute remaining, Pomerleau had Rodriguez against the ropes with a flurry of punches. With half a minute remaining, it was Rodriguez with a flurry to the body, driving Pomerleau to the ropes.
In the fifth round, it was all Pomerleau finishing at the end, landing half a dozen punches and having Rodriguez pinned in a corner.
In the sixth and final round, Ponderleau tried putting Rodriguez away but had a difficult time getting through the defense of Rodriguez who fought back in spurts.
Scores were 60-54 by all judges and writers.
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