At Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama on Saturday, Moruti Mthalane retained his IBF flyweight title by knocking out Ricardo Nunez inside eight rounds.
The end came at 2:41. Mthalane added the fourth defense of his title and raised his numbers to 29-2 (20). Nunez dropped to 24-3 (20).
Mthalane also held his number three ranking among SecondsOut’s top flyweights.
Mthalane floored Nunez in round one, but “El Matematico” came back to deck Mthalane at the end of round three. The champion , however battered Nunez to the deck again in round eight. The bout was waved off after 2.41.
On the undercard Former WBA interim flyweight champion Luis “El Nica” Concepcion scored an eight round unanimous decision win over the previously unbeaten Pablo Carrillo. The scores were 78-74, 78-74, 78-75.
September 3, 2012