both physically and metaphorically.
Before their 10-round welterweight battle deteriorated into a clinch-fest in which neither fighter made
much effort to win, the former welterweight champions produced continuous action for much of the
opening four rounds.
Guerrero won a unanimous decision on the undercard of ‘Manny Pacquiao vs. Yordenis Ugas’ at T-Mobile Arena.
Tim Cheatham, Glenn Feldman, and David Sutherland all gave the bout a 96-94 decision.
Since then-unbeaten Omar Figueroa was brutally stopped in the third round of their July 2017 battle,
Guerrero (37-6-1, 20 KOs) of Gilroy, California, has won four consecutive bouts. In this fight between left-
handed former WBC 147-pound champions who lost to Floyd Mayweather, the 34-year-old Ortiz (32-7-3,
25 KOs) fought for about the first time in 3 years During the 10th round, neither Guerrero nor Ortiz
battled with any feeling of urgency, regardless of the fact the result of their fairly boring fight seemed to
be up for grabs.
During the last three minutes, the weary ex-champions spent more time vying for the position than striking.
Fans booed once again towards the conclusion of a boring ninth round,
which was similar to many of the previous rounds in terms of lack of activity.
In the early part of the eighth round, Guerrero and Ortiz largely missed with their blows. During the last
30 seconds of yet another unimpressive round, agitated spectators started to boo.
During the seventh round, Ortiz and Guerrero once again failed to connect clean blows on one other.
During a sixth round in which they clinched more than they punched,
severe swelling developed around Guerrero’s left eye. After an uneventful fourth round, Ortiz and
Guerrero exchanged short blows inside and fought for the position for most of the fifth round.
With approximately 1:35 remaining in the third round, Ortiz landed a left hand on the inside.
He also prevented Guerrero from hitting clean blows for most of the third round, despite Ortiz suffering a cut from a head collision.
Guerrero landed a left hand on Ortiz early in the 2nd round, but Ortiz fought back. Ortiz cornered
Guerrero at 1:15 of the second round and unleashed a barrage of head and body blows before Guerrero
was able to escape.
During the last 35 seconds of the second round, Ortiz and Guerrero exchanged punches and battled on the inside.
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During that moment, Guerrero landed a left uppercut on Ortiz.
With little under 1:20 that remaining ‘in the first round’, Guerrero stung Ortiz with a left hand, forcingOrtiz to hold him.
With just over 30 seconds that remaining in the ‘opening round’, Guerrero pushed Ortiz backward with a straight left hand.
Alexander was widely regarded as the winner by fans and FOX commentators, however, none of the
judges awarded the former junior welterweight and welterweight champion the 12-round decision.
Ortiz won with a score of 115-113,
according to Judge Don Griffin. Glen Rick Crocker and Levi Martinez, the other two judges, agreed (114-114).
Ortiz was arrested in September 2018 and charged with three felonies for allegedly sexually assaulting a
Ortiz maintained his innocence, battled the accusations in court, and the charges were dismissed
Ortiz was allowed to continue his profession when the accusations were dropped.
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