Jose Valenzuela dropped his first boxing loss to Edwin De Los Santos. Valenzuela was the favourite however De Los Santos proved to be an excessive amount of.
Jose Valenzuela was anticipated to notch one other victory in his light-weight boxing marketing campaign on Sept. 4, however Edwin De Los Santos flipped the script and handed Valenzuela his first profession loss.
Valenzuela (12-1, 8 KOs) entered the Crypto.com Area in L.A. with all of the momentum on his facet. The 23-year-old from Renton, Washington, was driving a two-fight KO streak in opposition to Austin Dulay and former champion Francisco Vargas, however he ran right into a wall in De Los Santos.
De Los Santos (15-1, 14 KOs) got here into his bout with Valenzuela with one loss on his file, however he additionally had a excessive KO proportion. The 22-year-old from the Dominican Republic made essentially the most of his alternative within the pay-per-view portion of the Andy Ruiz vs. Luis Ortiz undercard.
De Los Santos was tunning Valenzuela up in spherical two however obtained caught by a Valenzuela left hand and stumbled to the canvas. Valenzuela thought the tide had shifted in his favor, however he was flawed.
Edwin De Los Santos dropped Jose Valenzuela twice en path to a spherical 3 KO on the undercard of Andy Ruiz vs. Luis Ortiz
Moments later De Los Santos tagged Valenzuela again with a sequence of punches, which made Valenzuela fold to the canvas. De Los Santos was too aggressive although, and hit Valenzuela when he was down.
De Los Santos was deducted some extent, and the spherical ended.
In spherical 3, De Los Santos put Valenzuela down for a second time. Valenzuela returned to his ft however went limp momentarily when De Los Santos related with one other straight left. The referee noticed sufficient and referred to as a cease to the struggle giving De Los Santos the spherical 3 KO.
It was a shocking end, however take into account it a coming-out get together for De Los Santos, who is bound to snag one other huge struggle after his efficiency in opposition to Valenzuela.