Matellon wins war against Arias in Panama

By Héctor Villarreal

In a 6 round war which was inmediately nominated to Fight of the Year in Panama, undefeated Cuban flyweight Daniel Matellon (3-0-2, 1 KO) overcame a knock down in round 2, to later drop his Dominican opponent, Jonathan “El Agua” Arias (17-13, 15 KO’s) in rounds 4 and 5 of the intense battle, to win a unnanimous decision and an ovation from the fans at Los Andes Mall in San Miguelito, Panama. Two judges scored the fight 56-55 and the third one 57-54.

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