Review: 2014-06-28, high pace and good exchanges: Oswaldo Novoa vs Alcides Martinez gets three stars. Oswaldo Novoa entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 13-4-1 (8 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 minimumweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Katsunari Takayama); Novoa lost his last bout in 2012 when he faced Carlos Velarde (by technical decision), since then he has fought six times winning the Wbc belt in his last fight beating Xiong Zhao Zhong (=Zhong vs Novoa).
His opponent, Alcides Martinez, has an official record of 12-2-8 (6 knockouts) and he entered as the No.42 in the same weight class. Novoa vs Martinez is valid for the WBC minimumweight title (Novoa’s first defense), first world title shot for Martinez. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Centro de Espectaculos, Epazoyucan, Hidalgo, Mexico
Division: minimumweight (105 lbs, 47.6 kg)
Title: WBC minimumweight title
Novoa’s previous fight: Xiong Zhao Zhong vs Oswaldo Novoa
Novoa’s next fight: Oswaldo Novoa vs Wanheng Menayothin
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