World Boxing Organization (WBO) Latino middleweight champion, unbeaten prospect Marcelo “El Terrible” Cóceres, demolished Brazilian Carmelito “Binho” De Jesús, with a strong technical knock out in the eighth round, in a non title supper middleweight bout, at the main event of an exciting boxing night last Friday night at Club Atlético Huracán, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, promoted by Argentina Boxing Promotions, of Mario Margossian.
In an explosive clash, Cóceres, from Villaguay, Entre Ríos, #12 WBO middleweight ranking and #1 of the Argentinean middleweight ranking, as well as former International Boxing Federation (IBF) Latino junior middleweight champion and World Boxing Council (WBC) Latino middleweight monarch, took a few chapters to study the experiencied Brazilian and then punished heavyly De Jesús, former IBF International junior middleweight champion, who absolutely destroyed was unable to continue. After being superior four rounds, Cóceres, 28, stepped on the accelerator in the fifth. With his long jabs, hard right crosses, uppercuts and hooks, he started making evident pain on his opponent. In the sixth, “El Terrible” came out in a furious mode and discharged powerful combinations of hooks to the body, uppercuts and crosses to the jaw of the battered Brazilian. That’s why with the bell to the seventh round, De Jesús remained on his stool, making referee Hernán Guajardo sanction the end.
With this result, Cóceres, who weighed 73,100 kg., who defeated among others César Reynoso, Sergio Sanders, Sebastián Luján, Cristian Zárate -to win his WBO Latino middleweight title last August 18th-, Davi Eliasquevici and Basilio Silva, moves on to 27 victories (15 KOs) and 1 draw. De Jesús, 76,200 kg., who beat Italian Stefano Castellucci in Italy to win the IBF International belt, remains in 18 victories (15 KOs) and 7 defeats.
In an interesting co main event, unbeaten junior welterweight star, Nicolás “El Elegante” Andino (63,500 kg. and 9-0, 1 KO), from Villa Caraza, Buenos Aires, defeated Sebastián Chaves (62,850 kg. and 3-1, 1 KO), form San Miguel, Buenos Aires, by a six round wide unanimous decision, after sending him down in the fourth and generating a discount point in the sixth in the looser. The scorecard were: Carlos Azzinnaro 58-54½, Mirta Jara 60-52, and Héctor Miguel 59-54½.
In an explosive super featherweight fight, heavy puncher Damián “Chiva” Rojas (57,600 kg. and 8-1, 7 KOs), from Cutral Có, Neuquén, destroyed al Marcelo “Tucu” Valdez (58 kg. and 2-4-1), from Tucumán, by a strong technical knock out in the fourth round, after sending him down twice in that chapter making referee Daniel Bogado stop the fight.
In other results, in bantamwieght division, former Argentinean national team, Florencia “La Cordo” Juárez (52,850 kg. and 3-0), from Córdoba, dominated Brenda “La Polaca” Pérez (53,500 kg. and 0-2), from San Pedro, Buenos Aires, by a four round wide unanimous decision. The scorecard were: Héctor Miguel 40-36, Néstor Savino 40-36, and Carlos Azzinnaro 40-36½.
Also, in super featherweight division, Brian “Guerrero” Laguna (58,950 kg. and 4-6, 3 KOs), from San Martín, Buenos Aires, stopped Damián “Metralleta” Alfonso (58,750 kg. and 2-3-1), from Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, by a first round knock out, after sending him down once.
Finally, in cruiserweight division, Federico “Pumba” Grandone (89,700 kg. and 3-0, 1 KO), from Buenos Aires, defeated Samuel “Matute” Abreu (86,350 kg. and 1-8-1), from Ranelagh, Buenos Aires, by a four round unanimous decision. The scorecard were: Carlos Azzinnaro 39-38½, Mirta Jara 39-37½, and Héctor Miguel 40-36½.