Late sub Angel Fierro (18-1-1, 14 KOs) scored a spectacular sixth round knockout over former world champion Alberto Machado (22-3, 18 KOs) in a lightweight fight on Friday night at the Albergue Olimpico (Olympic Center) in Salinas, Puerto Rico.
Machado dropped Fierro in round one with a right to the jaw. Fierro was down again at the end of round two courtesy of a flush Machado right hook. After Machado dominated round three, Fierro somehow turned the tide in rounds four and five, then he brutally KNOCKED OUT Machado with a massive left hook in round six. Time was :47. Fierro won the NABO title. Amazing fight!
“I’m happy, I faced a top-notch fighter tonight in Alberto Machado,” said Fierro, who was a three-to-one underdog. “He is world class and dropped me twice. But I am ecstatic that I was able to come back and beat a fighter of his caliber.” Continue reading “Fierro comes off canvas to KO Machado”