Oquendo upsets Gonzalez
- Updated: September 12, 2015
Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo (26-4, 16 KOs) scored a ten round majority decision over former Jhonny Gonzalez (58-10, 49 KOs) in a super featherweight match.
Gonzalez dropped Oquendo in round one. Oquendo returned the favor and floored Gonzalez in round two.
“I feel very happy. Jhonny Gonzalez is a great champion.
“I knew I had to throw a lot of punches and work to get inside to get the victory.
“I was able to implement that game plan tonight.”
Gonzalez quipped that the judges favored Oquendo.
Gonzalez was cut over both eyes.
Oquendo was cut over the left eye. Gonzalez landed more, but judges scored it 94-94, 95-93, 98-90.
Earlier in the evening Vanes Martirosyan (36-2-1, 21 KOs) scored a 10 round majority decision over former IBF champion Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith (27-8, 12 KOs).