In boring fight, Daniel Jacobs takes split decision over Gabriel Rosado

In a fight that he painted for great emotions, he ended up not being even close to it, with Daniel Jacobs beating by split decision Gabriel Rosado Friday night since Florida, in United States.

The fight took place in the super middleweight division (168 pounds) and the ‘bad blood’ that existed between Jacobs Y Pink it had generated many expectations and intrigue.

From the beginning of the duel, both boxers were very cautious when it came to unfolding their fight plan. The confrontation did not go beyond jabs, straight lines and the occasional combination of blows, especially by Jacobs who looked a little better.

Gabriel Rosado was the one who perhaps should have been a little more interested in seeking victory, putting more pressure on Jacobs. He had nothing to lose, but it just didn’t happen. Nor can it be said that Daniel Jacobs ‘stepped on the gas’ and put in real trouble Pink, since only for small periods of time, including in each round, he was able to show off his skills and his speed of hands especially.

The victory would come by way of a split decision with cards (115-113 Pink, 115-113 Jacobs, 115-113 Jacobs). Although the fight did not have electrifying moments, when announcing the winner, there was. The advertiser made the mistake of the night by declaring as the winner, first the native of Philadelphia, Gabriel Rosado. Confusion reigned because Pink began to celebrate, but the announcer quickly rectified and declared the winner Jacobs.

“I apologize to the fans, it was not my best performance and I took the match as a sparring session, I apologize for that. Take the fight as a springboard to bigger and better fights ” said Jacobs at the end of the fight.

With this victory Jacobs get the 37th in his professional career, with 30 knockouts and only 3 losses. Rosado for his part maintains his number of victories at 25, now with 13 losses and 14 knockouts to his credit.

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