VISNEWS cameras were at the ringside in Sao Paulo's City Stadium Jan 16 when challenger LUIZ IGNACIO, Brazilian Middleweight boxing champion, beat holder DOGOMOR MARTINEZ, Uruguayan Champion on points over fifteen rounds to win the South American Middleweight title.
GV. Crowded city stadium.
SV. Ignacio climbs into ring.
CU. Ignacio in ring.
SV. Martinez climbs into ring - greeted by Ignacio etc.
LV. Crowd - (Bad Quality).
SV. Fight in progress.
SV. Fight - boxers clinch - ref separates.
SCU Ignacio seated in corner.
SBV. Ignacio from corner and fighting.
LV. Fight in progress.
CU. Fight - boxers mixing it.
SV. Ringside and crowd.
CU. Boxers on ropes fighting.
SV. Boxers near ropes fighting.
CU. Ditto and Ignacio ducking etc.
LV. Ignacio follows Martinez across ring attacks him on ropes - clinch etc.
CU. Ignacio in corner listens to second.
LV. Fight - Martinez uppercutting and missing.
LV. Ignacio staggers on to ropes and finish of fight.
CU. Ignacio proclaimed winner.
LV. Ignacio lefts Martinez up in ring etc.
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Background: VISNEWS cameras were at the ringside in Sao Paulo's City Stadium Jan 16 when challenger LUIZ IGNACIO, Brazilian Middleweight boxing champion, beat holder DOGOMOR MARTINEZ, Uruguayan Champion on points over fifteen rounds to win the South American Middleweight title.
Before a crowd of some 20,000 including many Martinez fans from Uruguay, the younger, stronger Ignacio battered his way to victory. From round 4 martinez was a very exhausted man, but managed to 'stand-up' even to the point of landing a few good hooks to Ignacio's jaw.
The bout was a 'revenge' return match. martinez beat Ignacio at Montevideo a few months ago.