Beltran executed a good game plan in the first round, keeping his opponent at bay by ensuring the fight took place near the cage.
Fabio Maldonado earns split-decision victory over Joey Beltran
Maldonado’s Boxing has always worried his opponents, so you could understand why Beltran adopted such a gameplan
In Round 2 though, Maldonado did a better job staying off the cage, but Beltran’s dirty boxing continued from round 1. However, towards the end of the frame, Maldonado gained more momentum and probably did enough to secure that stanza.
The last round was to play a pivotal role in determining a winner. While Beltran was trying to execute his clinch work, Maldonado did well in moving a lot more and landing strikes too.
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