If UFC Conor McGregor superstar saw what happened before 7,493 at NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum on Saturday night, he might want to rethink this boxing factor.
In a night of knockouts, Omar Figueroa dropped Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero 5 instances on his technique to a third-round technical knockout in a brawl that wasn’t as one-sided as it sounds.
the 2 other bouts televised via FOX additionally ended in knockouts with Marcus Browne stopping Seanie Monaghan and Adam Kownack scoring a TKO over Artur Szpilka.
The First boxing card on Ny in 31 years proved to be brutal. Figueroa scored his 19th knockout and progressed to 27-ZERO-1 total by having extra energy than Guerrero (33-6-1, 18 KOs) may deal with. the 2 welterweights exchanged heavy punches from the outset and were combating in close when Figueroa floored Guerrero with a left uppercut to the chin. Guerrero got up, however was once down a minute later from a vicious proper move.
The local of Gilroy, Calif., got up and for an wireless gave the look of he had Figueroa in trouble, pinning him in opposition to the ropes and unloading a chain of punches. However in advance of the bell, Figueroa landed a left hook to place Guerrero down for the 3rd time in the round.
The third spherical began like the second completed with Guerrero happening with a right hand. While he used to be floored once more with a left referee Ron Lipton had seen enough.
“I trained for the knockout,” Figueroa stated. “With my arms after all being wholesome we knew this was a possibility.”