Rodel Mayol of the Philippines failed to win the IBF Super Flyweight Title on his bid to win his second world title. The former WBC Light Flyweight Champion was blasted through the ropes and knocked out in the 9th round by depending champion Juan Carlos Sanchez of Mexico.
Juan Carlos Sanchez was the depending champion and title holder of the IBF Super Flyweight world champion. He hails from Sinaloa, Mexico.
The Filipino champion was impressive in the early rounds but the Mexican was able to dominate in the last few rounds and finally devastated Mayol with a left-right combination by Sanchez which sent him flying out of the ring and onto the TV commentators table.
Rodel Mayol flown out of the ring and landed into the commentators table, so the Allen Huggins counted out Mayol at around 2:25 of the ninth round. Mayol started strong in the match-up and even dropped the champion in the fifth round but eventually he was defeated with a TKO.
The boxing match between Rodel Mayol and Juan Carlos Marquez was held at the home court of the Mexican champion in Sinalo, Mexico on Sunday morning Manila Time.
The handler of Rodel Mayol, Michael Koncz who happens to be the adviser of MP Promotions of Manny Pacquaio already confirmed that the Filipino challenger Mayol was defeated through a key official from Fernando Beltran’s Zanfer Promotions.
Rodel Mayol’s fight was even in jeopardy before the start of the match, when the IBF Championship Committee chairman Lindsey Tucker received the signed contracts on Friday evening in New Jersey, USA, from Zanfer Promotions.
Although Rodel Mayol was defeated but he stood an impressive fight, it only happens that he was fighting with a more aggressive opponent in a hostile territory.
Michael Koncz and the company behind Mayol’s career have a bright plan for his future in boxing and he deserved a decent payday according to Koncz, right now Mayol needs a rest from his grueling preparations and the actual fight.