Umara scores highlight reel knockout; Estela & Ruiz win at “Night of Champions IV”

08/01/2023 - No comments

At the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida, lightweight sensation Idalberto Umara claimed an impressive victory, his 11th in a row, in a fight against 2012 Olympian, William Encarnacion. In the main event, Umara landed a stunning right uppercut, delivering a one-punch knockout. This was the highlight of Boxlab Promotions’ “Night of Champions IV,” live on CBS Sports Network. Umara’s knockout victory not only solidified his top 15 ranking but also earned him the World Boxing Association (WBA) Fedelatin title.

On the same night, Jeovanny “El Rayo” Estela, an undefeated junior middleweight, clinched an eight-round unanimous decision over the previously unbeaten Chris Thompson. Backed by a spirited crowd, Estela put Thompson on the canvas twice in the fourth round. Despite Thompson’s attempts to rally, Estela stayed dominant, delivering another knockdown in the seventh round. This decisive victory propelled Estela’s record to an unbeaten 12-0.

In the heavyweight division, rising prospect Herich “La Amenaza” Ruiz showcased a stellar performance. He demonstrated a strong jab and impressive movement to outlast Dionardo Minor in an eight-round decision. With this win, Ruiz advances his record to an undefeated 4-0.

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The night’s highlights pointed to Idalberto Umara’s emerging talent in the 135 lbs division, suggesting he is a name to watch. But the boxing action doesn’t end there. Boxlab Promotions is set to return to the Caribe Royale on August 18 with a card headlined by Nestor Bravo vs. Will Madera, an event not to be missed on DAZN.

As for the undercard fights, here’s a rundown of the results:

In the super middleweights division, Angel Chavez (8-0, 7 KO’s) scored a TKO in the fifth round, clocked at 2:25, against Donnis Reed (4-13-1, 2 KO’s).

In the middleweights class, Jamar Pemberton (5-1, 5 KO’s) triumphed over Julian Valerio (3-9, 2 KO’s) with a second-round TKO at 1:30.

Lastly, in the welterweights division, Julio Rosa (8-2, 4 KO’s) won a unanimous decision after six rounds against Mario Aguirre (3-22-1, 2 KO’s).

It was indeed an action-packed night at the Caribe Royale, and fans are eagerly awaiting the next bout.

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