Cuban Frank Sanchez Faure became World Boxing Council Americas Continental Heavyweight Champion by defeating American Joey Dawejko at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Sánchez Faure, from Guantanamo, dominated most of the fight against his opponent as the three judges, saw him clearly win by scores of 98-92, 100-90 and 100-90.
The Cuban-born, but residing in Las Vegas since last year, weighs 225 pounds, measures 1.93 meters and is 27 years old. Since 2017 he has been fighting in professional boxing with an undefeated record of 15 fights, 11 of them won by knockout.
For Sanchez, this was the first fight under the leadership of Eddy Reynoso, showing good boxing and controlled power.
“I was very well prepared, and I think I fought well. I dominated the fight. I showed good leg movement and did exactly everything I worked with Eddy. I’m going to keep moving forward and I look forward to a bigger fight next time until I reach the world title,” Sánchez said.