Javier Fortuna got to Carlos Velasquez early, and he without a doubt got to him late, as the 130-pound world champion from the Dominican Republic thoroughly outclassed his opponent in his first title defense in front of a rowdy Las Vegas crowd at the Palms Casino Resort on Tuesday night.
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After Javier Fortuna knocked off Bryan Vasquez in May, he earned himself a vacant 130-pound championship in the process. Now that he’s set to take on Carlos Velasquez on Tuesday night at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, he’ll get his first taste of title defense in the division.
Javier Fortuna can beat you slow, he can beat you quick and he can beat you bloody.
Javier Fortuna has established he knows what it takes to win a championship. Now he’s determined to prove he’s learned how to successfully defend it.