Sanchez Stops Martin in Return


Sanchez Stops Martin in Return

Los Angeles (August 10, 2018)- Emilio Sanchez (17-1 12KO’s)looked eager to get back in the ring for the first time since a one ounch knock out loss last March. Not showing any loss of self confidence Sanchez put the stones to crafty veteran Chris Martin (30-11-3 10KO’s). In a one sided thrashing, Sanchez worked in combination the head and body bludgeoning Martin. A hard right hand sent Martin reeling in the third to put him on the canvas for the fights only knockdown.

At the end of the fifth round referee Jack Reiss had seen Martin take enough damage and decided to save the fighter from himself, waiving the fight.

The victory puts Sanchez back in the win column against a cagey veteran that can beat any prospect on a good day.

Tanajara Wins Unspectacularly

Hector Tanajara Jr. (15-0 5 KO’s) turned in another workman like performance against Emmanuel Morales (7-3 4KO’s) of Puerto Rico. Tanajara started strong, peppering the body of Morales in the first only to abandon the body and head hunt for the rest of the fight. Boxing long Tanajara was in a different class than the limited Morales and cruised to an uneventful unanimous decision on scores of 80-92 on all three cards.
“I feel I did better than in my past performance” said Tanajara. He was really taking all of my punches. He’s a really tough opponent, I need to work on not letting people hold me on the inside”. Tanajara said after the fight.


Tanajara outboxed Morales over 8 rounds Photo: Lina Baker @seeyouringside

Muratalla packs the house in GB Debut

Raymond Muratlla (5-0 3KO’s) of nearby Fontana, California packed the club show with local fans and put on a solid performance against Frenchman Guillame Lorenzo (2-2). Trainin in Indio with Joel Diaz, Muratalla showed some poise early in the developmental phase of his career. Muratalla used an educated jab to land right hands from distance and in the third dropped Lorenzo with a right hook.
At the end of four rounds the judges cards read 40-35 all in favor of the Fontana fighter Muratalla.
“It was good, and I had fun” said Muratalla. He had a good chin, so it was hard to get him out. I need to be more offensive.” Murattalla said.

Raymond Muratalla

Muratalla dropped Lorenzo with a right hand Photo: Lina Baker @seeyouringside

Acevedo Wins

Los Angeles native Oscar Acevedo (4-0) outboxed the game but very limited Gerardo Molina (2-5 1KO) of Saucillo, Mexico. Acevedo didn’t use his sizeable height advantage opting to bang on the inside, providing Molina opportunities to work his way into the fight in spots.
On scores of 40-36 on all three cards Acevedo remained unbeaten.


Acevedo lands a right hook Photo: Lina Baker @seeyouringside

Dulay Handles Business

Opening the nights action, Filipino slugger Recky Dulay (11-3 7KO’s) took care of professional opponent Juan Sandoval (7-23-1 4KO’s) dropping him at the end of the fifth. Sandoval stayed down as referee Jack Reiss waived the fight at :35 in the fifth.


Dulay lands right hand Photo: Lina Baker @seeyouringside

About Albert Baker

Writer/Producer/Director of the Under the Hand Wraps documentary series and owner of Albert Baker is currently based in Fresno, California and has been covering boxing since 2014.

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