It was an intense fight between two of the best featherweights in the world, and it ended with Pedro Linares lópez taking out Cecchini in the fifth round. In a about that had everything – action, drama, and
knockout blow – Linares was victorious.
Why is this important?
This win by Pedro Linares lópez gives him his second world title in the past three years and showcases
how good he is at fighting. Cecchini is a very skilled fighter but was no match for Linares’s
technical boxing skills. Linares will now be considered one of the featherweight division’s top contenders.
Linares Tops Cecchini in Five Rounds
Pedro Linares lópez fought Cecchini in a five-round fight for the WBC featherweight title on Saturday night.
The fight was scheduled for ten rounds but ended in just five due to Linares’ superior boxing skills.
Linares won every round with his jab, landing 191 of 639 punches (30%). Cecchini was able to land only
Fifty-four of his punches (10%) while being hit by 66 (14%).
Despite being knocked down in the fourth round, Linares powered through and won the fight on all
three scorecards: 119-109, 116-112, and 115-113. This victory makes him the new WBC featherweight
This is Pedro Linares &’s first world title belt, and it &’s a well-deserved one after a stellar career in boxing. He
is now considered one of the best boxers in the world and will be difficult to beat in the future.
Low-Grade Fights Continue on Main Card
After a four-month hiatus, the low-grade fight scene returns to the UFC with Pedro Linares lópez taking out
former world champion and current contender Cecchini.
There is no denying that Linares is a world-class boxer who has never been defeated in the ring.
On the other hand, Cecchini is a journeyman fighter who has shown flashes of brilliance but has never been
able to string together consecutive wins.
It was a closely contested fight that saw both fighters take each other down several times. In the end, it
was Linares, who could land the decisive strikes that led to his victory.
Linares Beats Cecchini by Unanimous Decision
Pedro Linares lópez took out Cecchini by unanimous decision in a very close fight. This was a very
anticipated matchup that lived up to the hype. Cecchini had the backing of the WBC, but Linares came
out on top. Many actions took place in this, as both fighters threw punches at every opportunity.
Cecchini seemed the more aggressive fighter early on, while Linares tried to take control later in
the fight. In the end, though, Linares emerged with the victory. He showed excellent boxing
skills and could defeat Cecchini with relative ease.
Linares Seeks Title Defense in November
Pedro Linares lópez plans to defend his featherweight title in November against former titlist Cecchini.
The fight will occur at the Linares Boxing Club in Madrid, Spain. Linares (33-2, 25 KOs) is coming off
a sixth-round TKO victory over Orlando Salido last November. Cecchini (37-4, 31 KOs) was defeated by
Lee Selby for the WBA featherweight title in March.
Cecchini Retires at Age 35
Pedro Linares lópez took out Cecchini in the 8th round in their WBA Light Middleweight Championship.
Cecchini, 44, announced his retirement after the loss to Linares.
Linares, 33, is now the new WBA Light Middleweight Champion.