Boxing Results: Christian Mbilli Defeats Carlos Gongora!
By Ken Hissner: At Montreal Casino, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Thursday before a capacity crowd over ESPN+ promoter Camille Estephan (Eye of the Tiger Management) presented in the Main Event WBA International and Continental Americas Super Middleweight champion Christian “Solide” Mbilli won defending his titles over 2-time Olympian and former IBO champ Carlos Gongora.
In the Main Event, WBA Int’l and Continental Americas Super Middle champ Christian “Solide” Mbilli, 24-0 (20), #167, of Montreal, Quebec, CAN, defeated 2-time Olympian and former IBO champ southpaw Carlos Gongora, 21-2 (16), #167.2, of ECU and Boston, MASS, over ten action-packed rounds.
In the first round, it was close, with Gongora having an edge. In the second round southpaw, Gongora hurt Mbilli with a left uppercut on the chin in the final minute. In the third round’s final seconds, Mbilli hurt Gongora with a pair of rights to the body.
In the fourth round, Mbilli landed a solid right to the body, driving Gongora halfway across the ring. In the fifth round, final seconds, a left hook from Mbilli on the chin of Gongora rocked him. In the sixth round, Mbilli continued landing body shots hurting Gongora. In the seventh round, Mbilli continued out-landing Gongora.
In the eighth round, at the end of a minute, Gongora hurt Mbilli with a left uppercut on the chin, having him out on his feet, holding on. In the final minute, it was Mbilli hurting Gongora, having him on the defense the rest of the round.
In the ninth round, Mbilli had Gongora hurt on several occasions landing rights to the chin of Gongorz. In the tenth and final round, Mbilli had Gongora out on his feet in the final minute, but Gongora managed to get to the end of the round. The referee was Steve Saint-Germain.
Scores were 97-93, 98-92 and 99-91, and 97-93 for this writer.
Former IBF Int’l champ Steve “The Dragon” Claggett, 34-7-2 (24), #141.2, of Calgary, Alberta, CAN, stopped Rafael “Furioso” Guzman, 26-3-2 (16), #141.8, of Ensenada, Baja California, MEX, after 7 rounds of a 10.
No feeling out in the first round for these two. In the second and third rounds, it was close, with all inside fighting and Claggett having a slight edge. In the fourth round, Claggett drove Guzman to the ropes. Guzman fought his way off the ropes backing up Claggett throughout the round, taking his first round.
In the seventh round, Guzman was hurt by the body attack of Claggett’s when Guzman’s corner wouldn’t allow him to continue. Referee was Alaine Villeneuve.
Heavyweight Simon “The Grizzily” Kean, 23-1 (22), #248.8, of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, CAN, stopped Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina, 29-9 (21), #253, of Rio Grande Valley, TX, at 2:39 of the seventh of a 10 sloppy rounds.
In the first round, it was all Kean’s jab as 2-time world title challenger Molina hardly threw a punch. In the second round, Molina came out swinging and nailed Kean with a minute left, with Kean coming right back with a right of his own. In the fourth round’s final seconds, Molina landed a big right on the chin of Kean but not enough to take the round.
In the fifth round, again Kean pushed Molina to the canvas halfway through the round. In the final seconds, Molina landed a solid left hook on the chin of Kean. In the sixth round, after Molina rocked Kean with a right on the chin, Kean tossed Molina to the canvas for the third time, finally getting a warning from Referee Yvon Goulet.
In the seventh round, a right from Kean on the chin and down went Molina, barely beating the count from referee Goulet, who wisely called a halt.
Super Light Luis Santana, 9-0 (3), #136.6, of Montreal, CAN, stopped Francisco “Tyson” Arturo Ramirez Martinez 11-5 (6), #141.8, of La Antigua, Veracruz, MEX, at 1:23 of the third round of an 8.
In the first two rounds, Santana controlled with the accuracy of his jab, while Martinez threw more but landed less. In the third round, Santana hurt Martinez with a right to the body, making him turn away, causing Referee Yvon Goulet to give an eight count. The corner of Martinez waved it off.
Super Feather Leila Beaudoin, 9-0 (1), #129.6, of Temiscouata, Quebec, CAN, defeated Laura Avendano, 6-1 (2), #136.6, of Mexico City, MEX, over 6×2 rounds.
Avendano came in 6 pounds over the limit. In the first three rounds, both had their moments, with Beaudoin taking all the rounds with an effective right to Avendano’s left. In the fourth round oncoming, Avendano’s nose was bleeding, and her left eye was bothering her.
In the fifth round, Beaudoin had a big round rocking Avendano with rights to the damaged left eye. In the sixth and final rounds, Beaudoin continued winning all six rounds. Referee was Alaine Villeneuve.
Scores were 60-54 by all judges and this writer.
Super Middle Wilkens Mattieu, 2-0 (1), #164.2, of Quebec City, Quebec, CAN, defeated Jose Gonzalez, 1-3-1 (0), #163.8, of Puebla, MEX, over four rounds.
In the first round, Mattieu landed many rights on the chin of Gonzalez. Mattieu hurt Gonzalez with a body shot at the bell. In the third and fourth rounds, Gonzalez made a fight of it, though, ending with a right black eye. The referee was Yvon Goulet.
Scores were all 40-36 with 39-37 this writer.
Decorated amateur Super Feather Jhon Orobio, 1-0 (1), #129.2, of Cali, COL, stopped Alejandro Medina de la Rosa, 2-2 (2), #127.8, of Aguascalientes, MEX, at 1:35 of the first round of a 4.
A minute into the first round, Orobio had de la Rosa hurt. By the halfway point, de la Rosa had no defense taking a beating when Referee Alaine Villeneuve called a halt.
Cruiser Vanessa “Vany” Lepage Joanisse, 4-1 (1), #184.8, of Saint Andre Avellin, Quebec, CAN, defeated Princess Hairston, 2-2-1 (2), #189.2, of Detroit, MI, over 4×2 rounds.
After returning after five year’s Joanisse was the aggressor taking all three rounds and having Hairston in trouble at the end of every round. In the fourth and final round, Joanisse had Hairston out on her feet at the end of the round. The referee was Steve St.-Germain
Scores were all 40-36 by judges and writers.
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