Vicente and Cuello were left with the titles. But the Cuban was not impressed – video


Centro de Convenciones Vasco Núñez de Balboa (Hotel El Panama), Panama City, Panama. In the main bout of the evening, Cuban Pablo Vicente (21-1, 16 KOs) defended his WBA International featherweight belt (up to 59 kg) against Venezuelan Angel Rodriguez (20-3, 10 KOs).

The fight went the whole distance, it turned out to be competitive. Rodriguez slowly pressed, Vicente tried to counter. The challenger’s punches were slightly more powerful, but the champion was generally more effective.

One of the judges gave a draw (95-95), the other two gave the victory to the Cuban (96-94 and 97-93).

¡Pablo Vicente venció a Ángel Rodríguez y retuvo en Panamá!

Fallo mayoritario (95-95, 97-93, 96-94) para Vicente (21-1-0-1 sd, 16 KO) que defendió el título internacional superpluma @WBABoxing.

Miralo EN VIVO x @TyCSports y @TyCSportsPlay acá

— Boxeo de Primera (@BoxeoDePrimera) January 22, 2023

Vicente UD 10.

The same belt, but in featherweight (up to 57.2 kg) was defended by the Argentinean Mirko Cuello (10-0, 9 KOs) – he inflicted his debut defeat
Leivy Friasu (12-1, 10 KOs) from the Dominican Republic.

There was no intrigue. Cuello dropped his opponent three times already in the opening round. This fight ended.

¡Mirco Cuello fulminó a Leivy Frías en un round y retuvo en Panamá!

KOT 1 para Cuello (10-0, 9 KO) tras derribar 3 veces a Frías (12-1, 10 KO) y defendió su título internacional pluma @WBABoxing.

Miralo EN VIVO x @TyCSports y @TyCSportsPlay acá

— Boxeo de Primera (@BoxeoDePrimera) January 22, 2023

Cuello TKO 1.

In the featherweight limit (up to 57.2 kg), the local prospect Rafael Pedrosa (14-0, 11 KOs) confidently beat the Colombian Hugo Berrio (28-9-1, 18 KOs), but failed to finish ahead of time.

The score of the judges: twice 80-72 and 79-71 in his favor.

Pedrosa UD 8.