Wind Creek On line casino in Bethlehem, Pa. – Julian Gonzalez from Studying, Pa., remained undefeated with a dominant fourth-round stoppage victory, dropping Rosalindo Morales within the first spherical and halting him with a stiff proper hand that prompted referee Shawn Clark to intervene and wave the 130-pound bout off at 27 seconds of the fourth. Gonzalez led 30-26 on all three judges’ scorecards on the time of the stoppage.
“I’m not stunned the way in which it ended,” Gonzalez mentioned. “I knew he had energy, however so do I. I simply needed to keep composed and let him make the errors. I used to be utilizing the straight proper hand loads, however I’ve energy from the fitting and the left. It’s not that vital to get a knockout.
“Ultimately, we’re going to be getting some choices. I simply must preserve believing in myself and get the job accomplished.”
With seconds remaining within the opening body of the scheduled eight-round bout, the 21-year-old Gonzalez (9-0-1, 9 KOs) floored Morales, 29, with a winging proper hand. Morales (9-1, 2 KOs) rose however Gonzalez continued to punish the southpaw from Ellwood Metropolis, Pa., bloodying Morales’ nostril within the second with a straight left and beating him to the punch along with his superior pace and athleticism.
Gonzalez, who goes by the nickname “Gifted,” has sparred with Fulton Jr., expertise that served him properly on Friday.
An intriguing sub-plot to the 130-pound bout was the presence of Allen Smith ringside, who almost 20 years in the past helped a 10-year-old Morales and his mom and sister full a cross-country journey to Pennsylvania after their automobile broke down in Nashville, Tenn.
Smith paid for automobile repairs and took the household in for six days and bought bus tickets for them to make it to kinfolk after the automobile was deemed irreparable. Morales and Smith had misplaced contact till reconnecting in December over the cellphone after which on Friday, when Smith watched the bout from ringside in an emotional reunion on the Wind Creek On line casino.