Bryan Chevalier stops Cesar Juarez; Nicklaus Flaz upsets Brian Ceballo, Wednesday evening

Bryan Chevalier (left) vs. Cesar Juarez

Junior light-weight Bryan Chevalier overcame a knockdown and scored the most important win of his profession to this point, stopping Cesar Juarez Wednesday evening at Coliseo Roberto Clemente, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Chevalier, who resides in close by Bayamon, improves to 18-1-1, 14 knockouts.

The 28-year-old scored a knockdown over the shorter Juarez throughout the opening spherical, though replays confirmed he might need misplaced his steadiness on the identical time Chevalier threw his punch.

Because the combat progressed, Chevalier was at his greatest working from distance, touchdown a jab to Juarez’s face. Undaunted, Juarez was decided to get within Chevalier’s attain, the place he was capable of do his greatest harm to the physique.

Juarez hit paydirt throughout the fourth spherical as he dug a left hook to the physique that damage Chevalier. Moments later, Juarez wobbled Chevalier with a left uppercut to the pinnacle. A glancing blow dropped Chevalier to the canvas however he beat the rely and faught on.

Chevalier successfully countered Juarez, who started to indicate fatigue with every passing second. Juarez started receiving an abundance of punches to the pinnacle. Chevalier walked Juarez down throughout the seventh spherical, during which he pinned Juarez towards the ropes, unleashing a barrage of punches that prompted referee Janny Guzman to cease the combat at 1:55.

Together with the stoppage win over Juarez, Chevalier has now gained his final 10 fights. He’s promoted by Miguel Cotto.

Juarez (27-13, 20 KOs), who resides in Mexico Metropolis, has now misplaced 5 of his final seven fights. He has fought a who’s who of world titleholders, contenders and prospects, together with a loss to Nonito Donaire in December 2015 for the vacant WBO junior featherweight title.

The 31-year-old took the combat on per week’s discover after unique opponent Angel Aponte was arrested and charged with home violence.

Within the co-feature, fringe junior welterweight contender Nestor Bravo of close by, Arecibo, improved to 21-0, 15 KOs, by stopping Mexico’s Adrian Yung within the seventh spherical.

Bravo, who dropped Yung twice earlier than the combat was waved off, has now stopped 9 of his final 11 opponents.

Yung, who resides in Los Mochis, Mexico, falls to 28-8-3, 22 KOs. He’s now winless in his final three bouts.

In junior middleweight motion, Nicklaus Flaz, of Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, defeated previously-unbeaten prospect Brian Ceballo by cut up resolution. One choose scored the bout 76-76, whereas the opposite two judges scored the bout 77-75 and 78-74 for Flaz.

Ceballo, who resides in New York Metropolis, drops to 13-0, 7 KOs, whereas Flaz improves to 10-2, 7 KOs.

Junior light-weight Jose Aguirre Cruz, who additionally resides in Arecibo, improved to 17-0, 11 KOs, by stopping Ezequiel Tevez (13-9, 4 KOs), of Argentina, at 1:36 of the third spherical.

The cardboard was promoted by Cotto Promotions and streamed stay on ProBox TV. The cardboard additionally occurred throughout the WBO Conference, which started on Monday and concludes Friday.



Francisco A. Salazar has written for The Ring since October 2013 and has lined boxing in Southern California and overseas since 2000. Francisco additionally covers boxing for the Ventura County (California) Star newspaper. He could be reached by electronic mail at [email protected] or on Twitter @FSalazarBoxing.




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