Californian Giovani “Gallo de Oro” Santillán, fighter of Thompson Boxing Promotions, remained undefeated by decisioning tough former Mexican world champion Antonio DeMarco, this Tuesday on a Top Rank card.
It was at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and broadcast by ESPN.
The fight was intense, thrilling and close from start to finish.
DeMarco arrived in very good shape and showed all his guile gained from experience.
The fight was even for a spell, however, Santillan closed the fight better.
The judges declared Santillan the winner on two judge cards, with advantages of 96-94 and 96-94, while the third judge saw a draw 95-95.
With this victory, Santillan improved his record to 26-0, with 15 knockouts, while DeMarco left his record 33-9-1, with 24 knockouts.