Fight Night: Sat, May 09, 2015 - State Farm Arena, Hidalgo, Texas

Figueroa vs Burns

Omar Figueroa Jr. remained unbeaten by winning a unanimous decision over Scotsman Ricky Burns.
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Figueroa Jr. vs Burns, Kameda vs McDonnell highlights: May 9, 2015

Figueroa Jr vs Burns Round by Round Fight Summary. Rounds are displayed numerically as columns. Each row will display one of the following: W for win, L for loss, KO for knockout, or TKO for technical knock out. An empty column means that data is not available.
Fighter Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Figueroa Jr No data available No data available No data available No data available
Burns No data available No data available No data available No data available

Highlights

  • - Defense was an afterthought in this all-action brawl as the fighting was mostly done on the inside—phone booth-style—with each fighter trading vicious body shots and Figueroa scoring on numerous uppercuts.

  • - There was abundant clinching throughout the fight in what became a wrestling match at times, with Burns ultimately being docked twice for holding.

  • - Figueroa remains undefeated with a unanimous decision in his first fight at 140 pounds.

Omar Figueroa Jr. remained unbeaten by winning a unanimous decision over Scotsman Ricky Burns.

Defense? What defense? There was nothing but action in this tooth-loosening brawl where your ribs became sore just watching these two go at it.

Both Omar Figueroa Jr. and Ricky Burns fought mostly on the inside, trading wince-inducing body blows while Figueroa landed hand-snapping uppercuts seemingly at will.

Omar Figueroa Jr and Ricky Burns

Omar Figueroa Jr on the way to his unanimous decision. (Lucas Noonan / Premier Boxing Champions)

The fight became a wrestling match at times and Burns was penalized twice for holding, but that did little to dull the brutal pace.

Figueroa had Burns hurt in Round 11, but Burns recovered to fight valiantly in Round 12. Ultimately it wasn’t enough, as Figueroa hammered his way to a unanimous decision victory, remaining undefeated in his first fight at 140 pounds.

Omar Figueroa Jr and Ricky Burns

Omar Figueroa hammered his way to victory, remaining undefeated in his first fight at 140 pounds. (Lucas Noonan / Premier Boxing Champions)

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