Boxing Results: Emanuel Navarrete & Robson Conceicao Fight To 12 Round Majority Draw


WBO super featherweight champion Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete (38-1-1, 31 KOs) had to settle for a twelve round majority draw against challenger Robson Conceicao (17-2-1, 8 KOs) in their co-feature bout on Thursday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Navarrete looked slowed tonight and was beaten to the punch throughout the fight with the 2016 Olympic gold medalist Conceicao. What saved the chunky-looking Navarrete from losing were knockdowns in the fourth & seventh rounds.

The scores were 114-112 for Navarrete, 113-113 and 113-113.

Conceicao responded well after being dropped and took the fight to Navarrete, backing him up and landing clean.

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In the later rounds, Navarrete came on to get the better of the exhausted 35-year-old Brazilian Conceicao. Navarrete appeared to have Conceicao close to being knocked out in the eleventh round.  Conceicoao bounced back and fought well in the 12th to finish strong.

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