Venado Lopez retains his IBF Featherweight Championship after defeating Goyette

Mexican Luis “Venado” Lopez Expired This Friday by unanimous decision for California Joet Gonzalez retained his belt International Boxing Federation (IBF) Featherweight, at the US Bank Center in Corpus Christi (Texas, USA).

Vote in Judges cards It was 118-110, 117-111 and 116-112.

Lopez30 years old, ended the day with He has a record of 29 wins and 2 losses And Undefeated since May 201912 fights ago.

For this part, Gonzalezhis rival and native of California, leaves him The professional record is at 26-4.

in Very busy fight from the start, Hero Lopez He knew how to handle it very well with good combinations.

in it Fourth roundhe “Deer” Lopez He had a huge advantage on the cards Thanks to its quick installation.

Without losing emotion, From the fourth to seventh round the fight was equal A little, but the hero still maintains control over actions, while filed ca A little bit of ignition in it Right cheekbone.

And from there, “Deer” Lopez Increased attack on the stomach area In order to weaken his opponent, who nevertheless continued his aggression, but was ultimately unable to achieve his goal.

Victories in the United Kingdom

After two huge victories in the UK, where he won the world title against him Josh Warrington He defended him against Michael Conlan as a visitor “Deer” Lopez Now the opportunity arose The first time he defends the crown before his people.

In 2019 and 2020, Gonzalez also lost via unanimous decision against Shakur Stevenson and Emanuel Navarrete, respectively WBO world featherweight title (omb).

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In 2022 he also fell by split decision to Isaac DoughboyThis makes it his fourth fight as a failed contender.

to Lopez And this victory gives him Possible return to British territory to Lee Wood directed (27-3, 16 KOs), World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion.

Formerly, Puerto Rico Xander Zayas (17-0 with 11 KO) Expired By technical knockout To Mexican Roberto Valenzuela Junior. (21-5 and 20 KO), who suffered a serious injury to the barrier, which forced the referee to stop the super-welterweight fight.

This victory over Valenzuela It keeps the Puerto Rican in good stead to emerge as a world title contender As soon as 2024.

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