Rene Alvarado Wins
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Rene Alvarado Beats Carlos Morales at Fantasy Springs and More results
INDIO, CALIF.-Rene "El Gemelo" Alvarado (30-8, 20 KOs) of Managua, Nicaragua was victorious against Carlos "The Solution" Morales (17-4-3, 6 KOs) of Los Angeles in a 12-round WBA Super Featherweight World Title Eliminator. Alvarado won via unanimous decision with scores of 117-111, 116-112, and 115-113in what was the main event of the Dec. 8 edition of Golden Boy Fight Night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. The action was be streamed live globally on Facebook Watch via the Golden Boy Fight Night Page.
"I'm going to work harder on getting better and improving my technique," said Rene Alvarado. "I was able to get these six victories in a row because allow God to direct me, I work hard and I throw a lot of punches. We want the world title. I want [Alberto] Machado."
"I thought the fight was a lot closer than the scorecards suggested," said Carlos Morales. "I felt It could have gone either way. Rene [Alvarado] fought a good fight, and I'm happy he will fight for a world title. I hope to be busier in 2019. But only time will tell if I get a world title shot soon."
Jonathan Navarro (16-0, 8 KOs) of La Angostura, Mexico defeated Manuel Mendez (16-4-3, 11 KOs) of Indio, Calif. via majority decision in a ten-round super lightweight fight. Jonathan Navarro won the hard-fought battle with two scores of 97-93 and one score of 95-95.
"Mendez is a tough warrior, and it was a hard fight," said Jonathan Navarro. "I'm going to go back to the gym and train harder. I got to this level by doing just that, ever since I was a little kid."
Hector Tanajara (16-0, 5KOs) of San Antonio, Texas scored a ten-round unanimous decision win against Robert Manzanarez (36-3, 29 KOs) of Phoenix, Arizona in a lightweight battle. Tanajara won with scores of 97-90, 95-92, 95-92.
"I stayed composed and listened to my corner after the knockdown," said Hector Tanajara. "This is something I worked for my all my life, so I did my best my best to stick to the game plan."
Patricio Manuel (1-0) of Los Angeles defeated Hugo Aguilar (0-6) of Iztacalco, Mexico via unanimous decision in a four-round super featherweight fight. Patricio Manuel won with three scores of 39-37.