Asley Gonzalez Wins WBC Title from Lourdes Juarez!
A title modified arms within the girls’s tremendous flyweight division as Asley “Chiquita” Gonzalez (15-2, 7KO) dethroned Lourdes “La Pequena Lulu” Juarez (34-3, 4KO) to say the WBC title. This championship battle got here all the way down to an in depth choice between an older, extra skilled champion and the younger challenger. Gonzalez loved home-field benefit in her hometown of Tepic.
A WAR FROM THE OPENING BELL
From the second the bell sounded, each girls went on the assault. Juarez managed the motion at midrange, working behind the jab and making an attempt to maintain the extra aggressive challenger at bay. Gonzalez rapidly closed the hole, and landed laborious proper arms adopted by punishing hooks to the physique. She fought impressed as the gang shouted her identify (“Chiquita”) repeatedly.
It was a back-and-forth battle as each fighters gave it their all. La Pequena Lulu confirmed the guts of a champion by by no means backing down. Gonzalez’s energy was changing into an element within the latter portion of the struggle, as she surprised the champion with a number of overhand rights.
When the ultimate bell sounded, one decide scored a 95-95 draw. That card could be overruled by the opposite two that had it 96-94 in favor of Gonzalez. The World Boxing Council took to social media to congratulate each fighters on a wonderful efficiency.
WHAT IS NEXT FOR THE NEW CHAMPION?
Gonzalez not solely defeated the longest reigning champion within the division in Juarez, however she additionally snapped the previous champion’s eight-year profitable streak. The struggle was shut sufficient that followers would like to see a rematch. Nonetheless, Gonzalez might pursue different choices akin to a unification with newly topped WBA champion Clara Lescurat. IBF champion Micaela Lujan and WBO champion Tamao Ozawa are additionally good fights. Equally necessary, each champions have fought in Mexico, so touring shouldn’t be a difficulty.
It is going to be fascinating to see what’s subsequent for Gonzalez because the division is large open for the taking.
By: Garrisson Bland