Amateur star, Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodríguez defeats Felipe Rivas in Cidra, Puerto Rico
Mon, 28 Oct 2013
Puerto Rican flyweight prospect, Emmanuel "Manny" Rodriguez ( 7-0, 5KO's ) outpointed veteran Mexican, Felipe Rivas ( 14-15-2, 8KO's ) at the Jesús M. Freire Stadium in Cidra, Puerto Rico. All three judges scored 60-54.
Rodríguez boxing skills were superior, using a great stiff jab with lots of combinations to Rivas head and body.
"I want to thanks my trainers Ivan Calderon and Felix Pagan Pintor for their help. It really means a lot to me to have them in my corner" Rodríguez said, "Rivas was very aggresive but thanks God, we could handle him".
Amateur boxing achievements by Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez:
GOLD - Singapore's 2010 Youth Olympic Games
SILVER - Azerbaijan's 2010 World Youth Championships
GOLD - Juan Evangelista Venegas Olympic Cup, 2009
GOLD - International Tournament Jose "Cheo" Aponte, Caguas, 2009
GOLD - Juan Evangelista Venegas Olympic Cup, 2010
GOLD - Angel 'Cholo' Espada Cup, Salinas, 2011
2011 Puerto Rico National Champion
In the maint event, José 'Sniper' Pedraza ( 15-0, 10 KO's - 130lbs ) defeated via KO in the third round, Alejandro 'Soma' Rodríguez ( 19-13, 11 KO ) of Mexico. Pedraza landed a huge a left hook to Rodriguez's body to end the fight.
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