The smooth-boxing Cuban outboxes and out-brawls one of boxing's icons to retain his world welterweight title Saturday night on pay-per-view.
Former World Champion Guillermo Rigondeaux battles exciting brawler Julio Ceja in a Super Bantamweight title eliminator in the co-feature of the card that takes place at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
Ahead of Saturday’s 122-pound world title rematch, Hugo Ruiz insisted he’d be more aggressive against Julio Ceja than he was in August, when he was stopped in the fifth round of a thrilling, high-action bout.
As Julio Ceja struggled to catch his breath, 13,109 pairs of lungs did the same. There Ceja was, down on the canvas, the crowd surrounding him in the opposite stance.
In a momentum swing sudden enough to induce whiplash, Julio Ceja turned the tables on Hugo Ruiz in violent fashion—and then he broke a leg off of one of those metaphorical tables and hammered him into submission with it.