Edgar Berlanga could not knock out and went for the first time to the distance

Edgar Berlanga

Edgar berlanga He went the distance for the first time in his career and defeated by unanimous decision by cards of 79-68, 79-69 and 79-69 to Demond Nicholson on the billboard of Top rank made in the Silver Spurs Arena.

Nicholson He represented a very tough rival for the Puerto Rican, who despite the fact that he knocked him down four times during the eight-round match, showed many deficiencies in his boxing.

Berlanga came into this contest with 16 fights won via knockout in the first round, but it seemed like he took the opening episode in stride and didn’t go out hunting the head of Demond, who almost always went backwards.

The American fighter tried to shorten the distance and managed to connect good shots, but the punch of Edgar He was present and with more heart than boxing, Nicholson he managed to survive those fists that put him in poor condition multiple times.

The left hook was the one that began to open the way for Berlanga and in the second round he knocked down for the first time Demond, who abused the clinch to prevent him from getting knocked out. The same story happened in the third round, after that of the Island of the charm connect a rectum.

However, by the fourth episode, he began to feel tired. Berlanga after unleashing many power shots. He started to breathe through his mouth and the intensity dropped, and while he landed some good punches at close range, he did show some shortcomings in his boxing.

Despite Edgar dominated Demond, for the eighth round the latter came out to look for the knockout and a right hand endangered Berlanga, but he responded with a right-wing crusader that, again, brought Nicholson to the canvas when the confrontation was about to end.

The referee gave him the count and although the Puerto Rican went to hunt him down, the bell rang and they had to go to the cards, staying with the victory Berlanga.

Subsequent statements

“It was a great experience, it was very good,” he considered. Edgar berlanga at the end of the contest in an interview with ESPN. “I give it a C, but we did the job. What follows is to continue adding experience ”.

Berlanga He added his 17th victory, of which 16 were by knockout in the first round, but this confrontation will teach him many lessons.

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