Saturday, September 17, 2011

Mayweather vs Ortiz Undercards Round by Round Update

Welcome to round-by-round coverage of the Floyd Mayweather vs Victor Ortiz Undercards fight with unofficial scoring after each round. Make sure to refresh this page regularly to get the latest updates, which are arranged from the most recent to the earliest post.

Light Welterweight bout
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Erik Morales vs Lucas Matthysse

Round 1: This fight is underway. Morales looks a little stiff and slow and Cano is letting his hands go, which isn't quite what I expected. Cano landed a hard left hook in the closing moments of the round and did enough that I give the first round to Cano, 10-9.

Round 2: Morales comes to the inside and Cano makes him pay for it with a hard left hook. Cano with a couple good right hands as well. Morales was better in this round but I still give it to Cano, 10-9.

Round 3: Morales is really looking slow here compared to the youngster Cano. Cano landing a combination and an uppercut. Morales lands a right hand that was probably his hardest punch But Cano landed more and I'm giving the round to Cano, 10-9.

Round 4: whatever Morales can do, Cano can do better, and especially faster. That good right hand at the start of the round opened a cut on Cano, however, and Cano is feeling it. Morales sees the cut and goes on the attack, and Morales finally looks confident after having nothing going on earlier. I give the fourth to Morales, 10-9.

Round 5: Morales seems to be feeling a lot more comfortable now and has started to come alive, although Cano isn't backing down. The aging Morales just isn't as active as the Morales we all loved years ago. I give the fifth to Cano, 10-9.

Round 6: Morales lands a hard punch early. Morales is showing more punching power now and looks like he's trying to knock Cano out. Morales has definitely woken up and is landing harder, more effective punches than he was early in the fight. I give the round to Morales, 10-9.

Round 7: That opened a cut near Morales's left eye. The cut is really bothering Morales, who's backing away, and Cano is chasing him. Good round for Cano, 10-9.

Round 8: Morales has landed a couple hard right hands, and then Cano lands a hard right of his own. A couple of good jabs for Morales, who is really busting up Cano's face now. A good round for Morales, 10-9.

Round 9: As this fight wears on Morales is really improving his punching accuracy and hitting Cano with everything he throws. I give the round to Morales, 10-9.

Round 10: Morales lands a big right hand that hurts Cano. Now the referee is calling a pause to the fight to ask the doctor to examine the multiple cuts on Cano's face. The doctor says Cano can continue, but Cano looks really hurt now as Morales is starting to pour it on. Morales lands a huge right-left that rocks Cano. And it's over! Cano made it out of the round but his corner decided to stop the fight!

Erik Morales wins by TKO after the 10th round.

Featherweight Championship bout
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Saul Alvarez vs Alfonso Gomez

Round 1: Alvarez looks sharp early and lands a couple of quick, hard punches when Gomez leans in. And down goes Gomez! A very short left jab from Alvarez knocks Gomez down late in the first round, and that gives the first round to Alvarez, 10-8.

Round 2: Alvarez now goes to the body with a combination. Alvarez sticks and moves, landing a punch to Gomez's face and showing good head movement to dodge a punch from Gomez. A close second round that I give to Alvarez, 10-9.

Round 3: Gomez now goes on the attack and backs Alvarez against the ropes. Gomez is landing some nice long jabs and follows one with a good right hand. Gomez is looking much better now after seeming a little overwhelmed to start the fight. I give the round to Gomez, 10-9.

Round 4: Alvarez is landing much harder punches, but Gomez is throwing at a much higher volume. I give the round to Alvarez based on the more effective, harder punches, but I wouldn't be surprised if the judges all give it to Gomez. Alvarez, 10-9.

Round 5: Alvarez lands a hard left at the end of another very tough round to judge, with me giving it to Alvarez, 10-9.

Round 6: Alvarez pours it on against the ropes! Alvarez really hitting Gomez hard and the referee steps in to stop it without Gomez even going down! A quick stoppage by the referee, and
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez beats Alfonso Gomez by sixth-round TKO.
Light Welterweight bout
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Jessie Vargas vs Joselito Lopez

Round 1: Vargas is landing the cleaner, more effective punches in the early going, and I have the first round for Vargas, 10-9.

Round 2: Vargas's jab is giving Lopez a lot of trouble, and so far I see this fight being all Vargas, with the second round going to Vargas, 10-9.

Round 3: Now Lopez backs Vargas into the corner and lands to the body, for his best exchange of the fight so far. It's turning into a bit of a brawl with both men swinging hard and landing. Lopez is now landing the harder punches and feeling more comfortable, and I give the third round to Lopez, 10-9.

Round 4: Lopez is really starting to turn it on now and is getting to the inside, and I now have it even after scoring that round for Lopez, 10-9.

Round 5: Vargas will jab, Lopez will block it and then Lopez will get inside and land. Vargas lands a strong left hand to the body, which hurt Lopez. This was a very close round that I'll give to Vargas, 10-9.

Round 6: Vargas now going after the body more with another left hand to the ribs. And now Lopez goes to the body and Vargas appears to be hurting. It's back and forth with both men going to the body. Lopez hammers away at the end of the round and I'll give it to Lopez, 10-9.

Round 7: Lopez has a cut near his right eye that was caused by an accidental head butt, and that's something we'll need to keep watching out for. Tough round to score but I'll give it to Lopez, 10-9.

Round 8: Vargas comes out and lands a low blow, and he gets a point deducted. Lopez coming on strong when he attacks but not doing enough of it. A close round that I'll give to Vargas, but with the point deduction it's a 9-9 round.

Round 9: Vargas lands a nice series of punches now, and Lopez is being a little too passive. I'm giving that round to Vargas and we have a very close fight heading into the 10th: Vargas, 10-9

Round 10: Lopez lands a good right hand. I think it's the cut from the accidental head butt that has made Lopez less aggressive, and Vargas is now landing a lot of punches. Big punch for Lopez as these two are both pouring it on in the last 30 seconds. Vargas has landed more punches in this round and I'm going to give it to Vargas, 10-9. I've got Vargas winning 95-94. I'll let you know what the judges say in just a moment.

The judges' decision will be announced in just a minute. Vargas beats Lopez by split decision. Scores: 95-94 Lopez, 96-93 Vargas and 95-94 Vargas
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