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Danny Garcia MD 12 Mauricio Herrera live round-by-round updates

RingTV.com has a live round-by-round update of tonight's junior welterweight championship bout during which champ Danny Garcia won by majority decision over Mauricio Herrera on Showtime from the historic Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

A 25-year-old resident of Philadelphia, Garcia (28-0, 16 knockouts) was last in the ring for a unanimous decision over Lucas Matthysse in the co-featured bout to Floyd Maywether Jr.'s majority decision over Canelo Alvarez last September.

In the 33-year-old Herrera (20-4, 7 KOs), Garcia faced a winner of two straight fights who owns a unanimous decision victory over current WBO 140-pound beltholder Ruslan Provodnikov from January of 2011.

Herrera had an overall advantage in total punches landed (221-to-204), as well as jabs (139-to-54), with Garcia out-landing Herrera in power shots (150-to-82).

Showtime’s broadcast begins at 9:00 p.m ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

 

Garcia vs. Herera

 

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Referee: Roberto Ramirez Sr.

Judges:  Carlos Colon and Alejandro Rochin had it 116-112 for Garcia, Gustavo Padilla scored it 114-114.

GARCIA WINS BY MAJORITY DECISION!!!

RINGTV.COM HAS IT FOR GARCIA, 115-113

 

 

 

 

Herrera being heavily-booed, as expected; Garcia, roundly cheered.

 

 

Round 1: Garcia moving forward, Herrera, circling. Jab and grab by Herrera, who lands to the body. Body shot by Garcia and jab. Herrera sneaking in rights and left. Hook by Garcia and a right. Jab by Garcia. Hard right by Garcia. Herrera trying to make it an ugly fight. Grabbing. Right to the body by Garcia. Jab by Garcia. More grabbing by Herrera. Right to the body by Garcia. Jab by Garcia. Double-jab to the body by Herrera. Clash of heads. Garcia, 10-9.

 

Round 2: Left hook by Herrera during a clinch. Triple jab by Garcia and they trade left hooks. Herrera concentrating his jab on the midsection of Garcia. Right by Herrera, left by Garcia. Triple-jab by Garcia. Right and left by Garcia. Right by Garcia. They trade jabs. Right by Garcia. They trade lefts. Herrera pounding away during a clinch with rights to the head and body. Jab by Garcia. Left uppercut by Garcia. Double-jab by Herrera. Right by Garcia. Herrera, 10-9; Even, 19-19.

 

Round 3: Herrera pounding away during a clinch. Right hand by Herrera. Herrera lands a left to the body during a clinch. Double-jab by Herrera, who backs up Garcia. Hook and right by Herrera. Good in and out movement by Herrera. Right by Garcia. Jab by Herrera and Garcia hook. Double-jab by Herrera, who seems to be hindering Garcia's rhythm with the clinches. Left to the body by Garcia. Jab to the body, head and body by Herrera. Left hook by Garcia, double-jab by Herrera. Herrera, 10-9; Herrera, 29-28.

 

Round 4: Herrera's style appears to be off-setting Garcia's flow. Jab by Garcia, who reteats. Battle of jabs. Left hook by Garcia and a left to the body. Double-jab to the body by Herrera. Another double-jab by Herrera. Right by Garcia. They trade jabs. Double-jab by Herrera. Two jabs by Garcia. Hard jab by Herrera forces Garcia's head back. Garcia's winning the battle of jabs by getting off first. Herrera is dictating the fight. Jab and right hand at the bell by Garcia. Herrera, 10-9; Herrera, 39-37.

 

Round 5: Trainer Angel Garcia is not happy with his son in the corner. Herrera starts with a hard jab. Hook to the body by Garcia. Three jabs by Garcia. Hard right by Herrera, hook by Garcia. Jab by Herrera. Jab by Garcia, double-jab to the body by Herrera. Hook by Garcia. They trade jabs. Better boxing by Garcia, who lands a hook. Right over the jab by Garcia. Jab by Herrera. Double-jab by Garcia. Left hook, right hand, left hook by Garcia all in tretreat. Four jabs by Herrera, two to the body. Jab to the head by Herrera. Garcia, 10-9; Herrera, 48-47.

 

Round 6: Garcia lands a hook and gets off better with crisp counters in the first half of the round. Hook by Garcia and right. Herrera also landed a hook. Hook by Herrera, hook by Garcia. Double-hook by Garcia, who is boxing much better. Double-jab by Garcia. Right by Herrera. Uppercut by Garcia, jab by Herrera. Garcia, 10-9; Even, 57-57.

 

Round 7: Angel Garcia tells his son to wake up. Garcia counters with a left hook after an earlier right hand. Long jab by Herrera. Jab by Garcia. Another jab by Garcia and then a clinch. Jab by Herrera. Double-left hook by Garcia to the head. Hook by Garcia. Herrera's face slightly swelling. Double-left hook by Garcia. Another hook. Jab by Herrera. Jab by Garcia. Double-left hook by Garcia and a left to the body by Garcia. Another left hook by Garcia and a jab. Garcia busier. Two rights to the body by Garcia during a clinch. Garcia, 10-9; Garcia, 67-66.

Round 8: Left to the body by Garcia early. Left by Herrera and a jab. Right cross by Herrera. Double-jab by Garcia. Jab by Garcia. Jab to the body by Garcia. Three rights to the body during clinch by Gracia. Left hook to the body by Garcia. Jab and right to the body and left to the head all by Garcia. Jab by Garcia. Right by Garcia. Left hook by Garcia. Right by Herrera. Left to the body by Garcia. Jab by Garcia. Right to the body and the head by Garcia. Garcia's getting off more out of his movement. Good finish by Garcia. Garcia, 10-9; Garcia, 77-75.

Round 9: Angel Garcia wants his son to avoid the clinches. Herrera's cut under his left eye. Herrera gets off with a right to the body and another to the head. Double-jab by Herrera and a right. Triple-jab by Herrera. Left hook to the body by Garcia. Jab by Herrera. Right uppercut by Herrera, hooks to the body by Garcia. Good body work by Herrera. They trade two jabs each. jab by Garcia. Hook by Garcia to the head and jab to the head by Garcia. Right by Herrea and a hard right to the head by Garcia. GARCIA'S BLEEDING OUT OF HIS NOSE.Garcia's moving forward with a choping right and lefts to teh body. Good exchange at the end, with the edge going to Herrera. Herrera, 10-9; Garcia, 86-85.

 

Round 10: Three jabs by Herrera. Tri;ple jab by Herrera. Right by Garcia. Hook by Garcia and another. Another hook by Garcia, counter left by Herrera. Hook and right by Garcia. Right by Herrera. Hook by Garcia. Herrera's piercing with his jab. Herrera lands a jab and Garcia another hook. Three-punch combination by Garcia. Right by Garcia and a left. Herrera lands well to the body. Right by Herrera. Left hook by Garcia. Jab and hook by Garcia. Garcia, 10-9; Garcia, 96-94.


Round 11: Angel Garcia wants more right hands from his son. Double-jab to start by Garcia. Jab for Garcia and another. Jab and right by Garcia. Jab by Herrera, right by Garcia and a jab by Garcia. Another jab by Garcia. Left to the body on the ropes by Garcia. Right by Garcia and a left hook to the head. Jab by Herrera. Left hook and right by Garcia. Herrera's on the ropes. Left and right hands to the head by Garcia, with Herrera on the ropes. Chopping right by Garcia. Garcia clinches. Right by Herrera. Right by Garcia. Jab by Herrera. Right to the head and then a left to the head by Garcia. Left by Garcia, right by Herrera. Garcia, 10-9; Garcia, 106-103.

 

Round 12: Garcia is 4-0 in 12 round fights; Herrera, 1-0. Garcia retreating behind Herrera's jab and body work. Right and two jabs by Herrera, jab by Garcia. Right to the head and body both by Garcia. They trade jabs. Right by Herrera. Jab by Herrera. Right by Garcia. Hook by Herrera. Two jabs by Herrera, right by Garcia. Clinch. Herrera lands three rights to the body. Counter left by Herrera, three jabs and a right by Garcia. Left uppercut and clinch by Garcia. Left and two rights by Herrera. Herrera landa a left hook and another against Garcia. Hook by Garcia, jab by Herrera to close. Herrera, 10-9; Garcia, 115-113.

RINGTV.COM HAS IT FOR GARCIA, 115-113

 

 

 

 

 

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