①欧州スーパーバンタム級王者、レンドール・モンロー(21-1, 9 KOs)は、メキシコからの刺客、ヴィクトル・テラサス(25-2-1, 13 KOs)を、たくましい精神力みなぎる逆転KOに討って取ることで、世界の舞台への登場を、成功裏のうちになしとげた。これは、イングランドのコヴェントリーにあるスカイドームで、金曜の夜に行われたWBCが公式に認定した、最終エリミネーションである。
①European super bantamweight champion Rendall Munroe (21-1, 9 KOs) accomplished a successful move onto the world scene with a spirited come-from-behind kayo of Mexican guest Victor Terrazas (now 25-2-1, 13 KOs) in an official WBC final eliminator on Friday night at the Skydome in Coventry, England. ②Munroe (ranked WBC #1, WBA #3 and IBF #7) felt himself uncomfortable from the beginning of the fight. ③On the other hand, WBC #3 and WBA #4 Mexican has been gradually taking the control of the fight. ④Terrazas was just a bit more active in the first couple of rounds by boxing from distance and peppering British southpaw with his sharp jab. ⑤Round three was in Terrazas’ favour even more do comfortably and he continued to trouble Munroe in the fourth despite a huge blow behind the back of his head late in the stanza.
⑥The pattern turned around drastically in the fifth, when seemingly awaken Munroe started to bring war to his Mexican opponent. ⑦As soon as the fight went into close quarters, it was all Munroe who dominated his foe in impressive fashion. ⑧In the sixth stanza, Terrazas was forced to check up the ropes with his back all round long. ⑨Munroe was relentless with his fierce left hooks and right uppercuts. ⑩The Mexican tried to come back to boxing’s basics in the sevent but he was outfought by the Brit again. ⑪Round eight resembled the sixth round and was fought mostly at the ropes. ⑫It looked like inexperienced Mecixan had just nothing left in his tank. ⑬This thought proved to be the case in the ninth and (not suddenly) the last round of the fight. ⑭Munroe once again trapped Victor at the ropes and unleashed another series, culminating in the left hook over the liver to the midsection of the right side of Mexican’s body. ⑮Down he went and was unable to beat the count of ten issued by referee John Keane. ⑯Time was 0:57. ⑰Next for Munroe will be a showdown against WBC champion Toshiaki Nishioka of Japan.