Josean Figueroa overcomes cut to out-point Jonell Nieves

Cotto Promo 15/06/2015

In another great boxing card held at the Ismael Delgado Coliseum in Aguada, Miguel Cotto’s ‘Boxeo Al Maximo’ series brought in a lot of excitement and great fights to the west area of Puerto Rico.

In the main event local fan favorite Josean ‘El Tren’ Figueroa (9-3-2, 7KO”s) won an eight round unanimous decision in brutal battle with top contender Jonell Nieves. Figueroa was more active and sharp for the first 2 rounds landing great shots and powerful combinations but in the middle of round 3, an accidental head bunt cut Figueroa’s right eyebrow which Nieves took advantage of the moment. “I was feeling great the first two

“I was feeling great the first two round but I got cut and took my rhythm away for a moment. But I was landing my best shots and putting up the pace. Nieves came here to fight and he showed a lot of heart. Was a great win for me tonight” Figueroa said. “This was a tremendous fight tonight for the fans of all over the west of Puerto Rico, Josean and Jonell made a great battle that fight could go either way”, promoter Hector Soto said. In other results Carlos

In other results, Carlos ‘Kid’ Narvaez outpointed veteran world title contender Omar Soto winning a 6 round unanimous decision an improving his record to 10-0 with 6KO’s.

Roc Nation’s top welterweight prospect Javier ‘Chino’ Flores remained unbeaten and improved his record to 12-0, 11KO’s after scoring a 4 round KO over Jorge Cordero.

Kevin Nieves (8-1-1, 4KO’s) scored a 4 round TKO over Javier Garcia and Richy Rodriguez (4-0, 4KO’s), Jeffrey Acevedo (9-1, 8KO’s), Jose Carmona (1-1, 1KO’s) and Alexander Charneco (4-1, 4KO’s) had tremendous victories.

Miguel Cotto Promotions, H2 Entertainment and Roc Nation Sports ‘Boxeo Al Maximo’ series will return to the Roger Mendoza Coliseum on Saturday August 15 with the return of unbeaten WBC’s Latino Super Flyweight Champion Jose ‘Chiquiro’ Martinez.