Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo (12-2, 5 KOs) scored a third-round knockout victory against Samantha Pill (3-1) of Fairmont, West Virginia.
Cornejo, under the tutelage of Antonio Diaz, demonstrated improved skills as she pushed forward and landed hard left and right hands before stopping Pill at :41 of the third round.
Quotes from Maricela:
“I feel good. I’m very happy with the camp we had with my head trainer Antonio Diaz,” said Maricela Cornejo.”In this fight, I just had to adjust to her being six feet tall. Fighting Pill just showed only a little of what I’m capable of. I can’t wait to fight an even better opponent to show all of my capabilities.”
“I’m excited to get back into training with Antonio Diaz for my next fight and showcase what we didn’t get to this fight.”
“I feel ready to take on whoever Roberto Diaz and my team put in front of me.”
“I’m very grateful for all the support I have been receiving by all the fans and reporters, my goad is to train hard and give you all the best of me in the ring.”