MANILA, Philippines — Filipino boxer Eumir Marcial shrugged off a deep lower on his proper eye as he staved off American Steven Pichardo to remain unbeaten as knowledgeable boxer.
Regardless of struggling a lower from an unintended headbutt within the second spherical, Marcial scored a unanimous determination win over Pichardo of their six-round middleweight battle on Sunday (Manila time) in California.
The Olympic bronze medalist remained unbeaten in three matches with one knockout as a professional.
The 26-year-old Marcial sustained his positive displaying from his earlier match final April the place he knocked out Isiah Hart within the fourth spherical in Las Vegas.
Pichardo slid to an 8-3 file (2 KOs) in entrance of his house crowd.
Marcial’s bout towards Pichardo was an undercard for Jerwin Ancajas-Fernando Martinez rematch, the place the former Filipino world champion did not reclaim the IBF title.
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