Fil-Am Adam Fiel victorious in 2nd fight in California
By Rich Mazon
Sun, 16 Feb 2014
Filipino American super featherweight, Adam Fiel of Vacaville, California won by way of a Unanimous Decision in his second fight as a pro at Hawaiian Gardens, California over debuting Luis Pelayo of Oxnard, California.
Fiel, whose parents are both Filipino, and whose grandfather is from Cebu, gathered scores of 38-37, 39-36 and a perfect card of 40-35 in all of the judges card at ringside over Pelayo.
Fiel dropped Pelayo early in the first after starting aggressively against his fellow Californian.
Pelayo got up, survived the round and recovered from the knockdown, even trading shots in the 2nd against Fiel.
But Fiel, who is trained by Nonito Donaire Sr., landed heavy shots in the 3rd that sent Pelayo retreating in a corner. He finished the scheduled 4 round fight with a big hook that landed flushed on his opponent.
Fiel improved to 2-0 with 1 KO.
Donaire Sr. was satisfied with his ward's performance and that the fight provided his young boxer the needed experience this early in his career especially against a taller and bigger opponent like Pelayo.
"The guy is too big, taller. So we feed Adam to gain two more pounds," Donaire Sr. told Philboxing.com.
"It's a good experience (for Fiel)," he added.
Fiel was a former member of the Philippine national team and also boxed extensively as an amateur in the United States.
You can reach the author at email@example.com and on Twitter @Freemazon910.
Fiel (R) with trainer Nonito Donaire, Sr.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Rich Mazon .
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|CAN BORNEA DUPLICATE HIS AMATEUR SUCCESS IN THE PRO RANKS?|
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sun, 26 Feb 2017CANELO, CHÁVEZ, JR. ENDS PRESS TOUR IN L.A. (QUOTES)
By , Sun, 26 Feb 2017JUSTIN DeLOACH STUNS CHRIS PEARSON WITH SECOND ROUND KO IN MAIN EVENT OF SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION TRIPLEHEADER
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Dana White: Conor McGregor's Next Opponent Will Be ... (VIDEO)
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017“LABAN PINOY 3” BOXERS MAKE WEIGHT
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 25 Feb 2017Pacquaio vs Khan: To see or not to see
By Recah Trinidad, Sat, 25 Feb 2017Tune-In Alert: FLOYD MAYWEATHER TO BE INTERVIEWED ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION TELECAST TONIGHT
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017IZENBERG: WILDER ‘ON THE VERGE OF BEING AMBASSADOR OF NEXT GOLDEN AGE OF HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION’
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Muhammad Ali's Son Detained for Hours at Florida Airport, Allegedly for Being Muslim
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Jay Glazer Says Floyd Mayweather Should Avoid Conor McGregor (VIDEO)
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017ELORDE BROTHERS RISK CROWNS TONIGHT
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Floyd Mayweather Says Don't Bring Up The 'C' Word On His Birthday (VIDEO)
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Adrien Broner: I'm Sober Now ... But I Still Turn Up!! (VIDEO)
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Dylan Price signs with Mayweather Promotions
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Greg Cohen Promotions Inks Turkish Super Middleweight Cem Kilic
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017NEW ENGLAND TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS 71st annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017RAUL YU IN GENSAN FOR IBF YOUTH TITLE FIGHT
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Fri, 24 Feb 2017MAGSAYO CO-HEADLINES PINOY PRIDE 40
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017THOUSANDS OF FANS STORM CANELO ÁLVAREZ AND JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR. AT HOUSTON PRESS CONFERENCE
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FINAL WEIGHTS, QUOTES FOR TRIPLEHEADER TOMORROW LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017Snips and Snipes 23 February 2017: Pacquiao vs Khan superfight likely
By Eric Armit, Fri, 24 Feb 2017Two Title Fights Added to April 8 Lomachecko - Sosa Championship Event
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017Real life "Rocky" moment at hand for Las Vegas' Patrick Gutierrez Make or break fight for underdog vs. 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017MCDONNELL: I WON'T BLOW MY CHANCE AT HISTORY
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017