— Vasquez controlled the action early, working behind a stiff, quick jab and firing off combinations in the center of the ring.
— Omotoso began to build momentum for himself in the latter half of the fight, rocking Vasquez with powerful right hands over Vasquez’s left guard.
— Vasquez's relentless attack proved to be too much, and he pulled away for a unanimous decision victory.
Perhaps he forgot to pack his rabbit’s foot or walked under a ladder en route to the ring. Whatever the case, Wale “Lucky Boy” Omotoso’s good fortunes ran out when he ran into Sammy Vasquez Jr.
Working methodically behind a quick, stiff jab, Vasquez dictated the fast pace of the fight early on, firing off combinations and styming Omotoso’s offense by smothering him with punches in the center of the ring.
Omotoso started generating momentum for himself in Round 4, when he nailed Vasquez with a stiff uppercut after eating a flurry of combinations and then landing a strafing right moments later.
The action really heated up in Round 8, when Vasquez and Omotoso stood toe-to-toe and savaged each other with combinations, Vasquez’s face turning into a bloody mess.
Vasquez proved he has a good chin, taking a massive right hand from a fighter who’s known for his knockout power.
Ultimately, Vasquez’s frenetic offense proved to be too much for Omotoso, as Vasquez won a unanimous decision (98-92 on all three judges’ scorecards).
- Vasquez vs Omotoso