Results from Long Island, NY: Gonzalez beats Hernandez again

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25/11/2019

Results from Long Island, NY: Gonzalez beats Hernandez again

Danny Gonzalez W10 Johnny Hernandez ...  Leading up to Saturday's rematch, Danny Gonzalez and Johnny Hernandez were clear on their feelings towards one another.  Gozalez had a simple game plan, "leave no doubt" in his rematch with Hernandez.  The first round of the rematch picked up right where the last fight left off.   Johnny (now 10-5 with 1 KO) utilizing his solid footwork, and slick combinations, while Gonzalez (now 19-8-2 with 7 KOs) settled in and finished the round strong.  The momentum turned in the second round at the 1:24 mark, when a perfect right-left Gonzalez combination planted Hernandez on the canvas.   Hernandez returned the favor with a flush counter right, just seconds after standing from the knockdown.   From the third round, both Gonzalez and Hernandez exchanged solid combinations, however, Gonzalez seemed to get the better of the clashes.   Over the back half of the fight, Gonzalez established his control and dominance and stalked and banged Hernandez, and while a thoroughly entertaining bout, Gonzalez physical strength and command was evident.   At the end of the rematch, Gonzalez prevailed via a unanimous decision. Scores were 98-91 (twice) and 99-90.   
 
Danny had this to say about his win, "You can tell I have gotten ten times better since our last fight.  He is tough, he is good, but I am on a different level.   I give him credit, but I am top level now and you saw that tonight." As for what Danny wants next, "I want big fights, give me world champions.  I am ready."
 
Simone Federici W10 Stivens Bujaj... In the co-feature, Italy's Simone Federici (now 16-2-1 with 7 KOs defeated Albania's Stivens Bujaj.  The scores were unanimous for Federici, 97-93 (twice) and 98-92. From the opening bell Federici took the fight to Bujaj, moving forward relentlessly.   Bujaj never backing down from Federici's pressure, attempted to slow the Italian's come forward style with counters and combinations to the body.  Over the loud contingent of Albanian's cheering on Bujaj, Federici, from Rome, Italy, continued to control the action through the closing bell banging Bujaj with multiple barrages.   
 
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There was much hype surrounding the battle of the undefeated between Dashaun Johns (now 2-1) and Alex Vargas (now 5-0).  The two southpaws let their hands fly, staying in the pocket and fighting for control.   After a tight first and second round, Vargas began sitting on his punches, establishing himself as the more aggressive fighter.   With momentum on his side, and loud "El Toro" cheers, Vargas finished the fight strong, earning the unanimous decision victory in an entertaining fight.   (60-55 (x2), 58-56).    Vargas recapped his strong victory, "My plan was to work the jab, stay low and work the body to slow him down.   I am training with the best, so I have to fight like I'm the best.   It is amazing to be a kid, a prospect, who is 5-0, to have that many people come out and support me, I have to keep winning, and make them proud." ...  
 
The opening three fights of the night set the table for the rest of the action.  Featherweights Justice Bland (now 2-0) and Dawshaquan Thomas THOMAS (now 0-1) went to battle over  four rounds, as Bland controlled the action for most of the fight earning the unanimous decision victory. (40-36, 39-37 (x2))...  
 
Jahvel Joseph (2-0 1KO) devoured "King" Curl Aitcheson (now 0-1) with an overhand right, just 30 seconds into the first round, dropping Aitcheson.  Only 40 seconds later, another flurry from Joseph caused the referee to stop the action at the 1:47 mark of the first round, as Joseph secured the TKO victory... 
  
Saleem "Bad Dream Kelly (now 3-0 2KO's) wasted no time kicking off the show as he stopped fellow New Jersey native, George Gethers (now 0-2) in emphatic fashion with 47 seconds left in the first round..
 
Star Boxing President Joe DeGuardia had this to say about "Rockin' Fights" 37, "Another 'Rockin' Fights' that lived up to expectations. From top to bottom fans were greeted with great action and thrilling fights.  Congratulations to Danny Gonzalez on his decisive title defense and hats off to Johnny Hernandez for leaving it all in the ring.  Simone Federici really impressed, traveling from Italy, battling with a game Stivens Bujaj.  Alex Vargas showed again why he is a crowd pleaser for his local Long Island fans.  We cannot wait to be back at the Paramount on February 28th, for another great "Rockin' Fights" card." source for all results: Star Boxing