Marvin Sonsona vs Jose Lopez Fight Result

Marvin Sonsona of the Philippines defeated WBO Jr. Bantamweight Champion Jose Lopez in their fight in Canada. Sonsona got the nod of all judges thus winning the fight via unanimous decision.

Lopez was knocked down in the fourth round and tailing the score cards since then. There were some scary moments for Sonsona when he looked like to be out of gas due to body shots from the champion.

Further, Lopez hit Sonsona with a couple of low blows and that hurt Sonsona more. But nevertheless, Sonsona found his rythm and used his long reach advantage and power to surpass Lopez.

The low blows got two point deductions for Lopez and that cost him his title. The final score from the three judges were 114-111, 115-110, and 116-109.

Before the fight, many fight critics and fans were speculationg that Marvin Sonsona is all hype and may just follow the fates of Boom Boom Bautista and AJ Banal. But with tonight's performance of Sonsona, he prove them all wrong and we've got another pinoy world champion.

Marvin Sonsona is the second youngest Filipino boxing world champion next to Morris East.

Sonsona is the third currnet world boxing champion from the Philippines together with Donnie Nietes and Manny Pacquiao.

1 comment:

  1. yeheey!!!! we have a new world champion!