Robert Guerrero outlasted Victor Ortiz on the Manny Pacquiao-Yordenis Ugas card Saturday in Las Vegas.
Guerreo defeated Ortiz by a detailed unanimous determination in a aggressive 10-round welterweight combat between two former champions hoping to remain related.
All three judges scored it 96-94 for Guerrero. Boxing Junkie had it 114-114.
The bout had a definite sample spherical after round, with the fighters nostril to nostril exchanging punches inside. Both had related success, touchdown about the identical variety of punches. And whereas each of their faces confirmed indicators of a conflict — Ortiz was minimize above his proper eye, Guerrero’s left eye was swollen shut — neither fighter severely damage the opposite,
That made it troublesome to separate the 2 on the playing cards. In the tip, Guerrero, 38, evidently was the marginally busier fighter, which evidently impressed the judges.
Guerrero (37-6-1, 20 KOs) has now received 4 consecutive fights since he was stopped by Omar Figueroa in 2017, after which he hinted that his profession was over.
Ortiz (32-7-3, 25 KOs), who hadn’t fought in 3½ years, should resolve whether or not he needs to proceed after a disappointing loss at 34.