MACAO EARLY RESULTS: SERVANIA WINS BY TECH. DECISION, PEÑALOSA KO’S THAI
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Sat, 27 Jul 2013
MACAO- In a nail-biting contest, Genesis Servania overcame a tough Konosuke Tomiyama by ninth round split technical decision. A wild opening round saw Servania drop the Japanese with a left hook but Tomiyama got up and dropped the overeager Servania with a quick left.
Tomiyama swarmed on Servania when he got up and knocked him down again but the Bacolod fighter survived the onslaught.
Servania used his boxing skills in the second and knocked down Tomiyama with hard rights in the third round. But the Japanese showed his heart and resiliency and kept poking at Servania with his sharp jab.
Servania hurt Tomiyama with hard one-two combos in the subsequent rounds but the Japanese kept firing hard shots of his own. Servania built a lead with quick combinations but the Japanese was still in the fight despite being hurt on several occasions.
A cut on Servania’s left eyebrow, ruled due to a clash of heads by referee Danrex Tapdasan, lead to the fight stoppage.
Tomiyama celebrated thinking that he won but the fight went to the three judges’ cards – Sawaeng Thaweekoon had it 85-84 for Tomiyama, judge Salven Lagumbay 86-83 for Servania and Takeshi Shimakawa – 87-82 also for Servania.
Servania remains undefeated at 22-0, 8 KO’s. Tomiyama drops to 23-6-2, 8 KO’s.
Dave Peñalosa opened the festivities with a third round knockout win over Ngaotawa Sithsaithong of Thailand. After a tentative first couple of rounds, the southpaw Peñalosa opened up and dropped Sithsaithong on all fours with a quick left uppercut.
The referee reached the ten count at the 45 second mark.
Peñalosa remains unbeaten at 7-0, 5 KO’s.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Rene Bonsubre, Jr..
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|ANTONIO OROZCO AND JOSEPH DIAZ, JR. TO CO-HEADLINE HBO LATINO® BOXING EVENT ON SATURDAY, JULY 30|
By , Wed, 29 Jun 2016MIKEY GARCIA RETURNS ON JULY 30 FOR STACKED NIGHT OF BOXING ON SHOWTIME AND SHOWTIME EXTREME FROM BARCLAYS CENTER PRESENTED BY PBC
By , Wed, 29 Jun 2016 RAGING BABE BRUNCH NEW YORK, NEW YORK A SUCCESS, DUVA HONORED
By , Wed, 29 Jun 2016David Benavidez - I got my eye on all the champions at super middleweight
By , Wed, 29 Jun 2016DiBella Entertainment signs Conn. Teenage Prospect Mykey Williams
By , Wed, 29 Jun 2016TERENCE CRAWFORD / BRIAN McINTYRE TRAINING CAMP BLOG NO. 2
By , Tue, 28 Jun 2016CABALQUINTO TO FIGHT FOR WBC ASIA SILVER TITLE VS UNDEFEATED UZBEK
By Lito delos Reyes, Tue, 28 Jun 2016PH sports deserves a healing
By Recah Trinidad, Tue, 28 Jun 2016WSOF GLOBAL: WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING - GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE JAPANESE PARTNERSHIP WITH DEEP FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS
By , Tue, 28 Jun 2016Undefeated Super Lightweight, Milton Santiago Jr. chimes in on Tonight's bout against Osumanu Akaba
By , Tue, 28 Jun 2016Renewed focus and a new team in his corner leads Cobbs back to his roots at Twin River Casino
By , Tue, 28 Jun 2016Palicte captures IBF Pan Pacific super flyweight title
By Lito delos Reyes, Tue, 28 Jun 2016Daniel Jacobs infected with virulent "Canelo’s Syndrome”
By , Tue, 28 Jun 2016Fists of the Future fighters Albert and Jason Pagara hold successful weekend Meet and Greet
By , Tue, 28 Jun 2016PABLO CESAR CANO TO FACE FORMER WORLD TITLE CONTENDER ALFONSO GOMEZ ON JULY 15
By , Tue, 28 Jun 2016Unbeaten Contender Sergiy Derevyanchenko Meets Former World Champion Sam Soliman
By , Tue, 28 Jun 2016Rising Promotions, New Jersey's busiest promoter set for 4th event in just seven month on July 22
By , Tue, 28 Jun 2016PHOTOG PAULINO, SALITA PROMOTIONS WINS BWAA FIRST PLACE AWARD SHOOTING SALITA'S "BROOKLYN BRAWL"
By , Tue, 28 Jun 2016Viktor Postol / Freddie Roach Training Camp Blog No. 2
By , Mon, 27 Jun 2016Duno, Gaballo KO rivals in Brawl at the Mall: The Next Generation
By Lito delos Reyes, Mon, 27 Jun 2016Baranchyk Blitzes Cruz; Witt-Morrison, Cook win in Miami, OK
By , Mon, 27 Jun 2016LEAGUE OF FISTS CROWNS FIRST TWO WBO GREATER CHINA CHAMPS
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Mon, 27 Jun 2016PLANIA BEATS RAMAYAN IN GENSAN
By , Sun, 26 Jun 2016WNBA -- LA Sparks end Lynx unbeaten run
By Daniel Quindao Guden, Sun, 26 Jun 2016