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Old 01-20-2013, 10:55 AM   #2928
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Default Re: the what fights did you watch today\scorecard thread.

Originally Posted by lora View Post
The way Gomez crumbled early under Sanchez' punches(and sal was a straight accumulation guy with a flattering stoppage record imo) spoke badly for his punch resistance.

Fight was basically over after that, even though he showed massive ***** to battle away for a while and make Sanchez work for it.
I've studied that punch, and the two angles I've seen aren't great, but it doesn't look like much of a punch to be honest. Caught cold I guess and then I don't think Gomez really ever got his legs back from the early beating he took.
I think Sanchez would always beat Gomez at featherwieght but that should have been a more competitive fight than it was. Gomez show a lot of heart and was competitive for several rounds, but I never had the feeling the outcome was in doubt after the first round.
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