The Nicaraguan Melvin López, 22, left Colombian Yeison Vargas unconscious with a single blow
September 25, 2020 Share on FacebookShare Share on TwitterTweet Share on WhatsAppShareAmazing KO from Melvin López to Yeison Vargas
For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic broke out, boxing has returned to Miami and it was with one of the most spectacular KOs seen since the resumption of boxing worldwide. The author was the Nicaraguan Melvin López , who quickly knocked out Colombian Yeison Vargas in a bantamweight fight within the evening that hosted the Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo .
In this event with the presence of a limited audience, which served as a preliminary step to the return of the large audiences in the sport of said city, López , 22 , took a victory in the first round with a left hand blow that he knocked out Vargas before he fell to the canvas.
The Colombian was suspended in the air for a few seconds, completely “anesthetized”, and then fell in dead weight on the ring. After several minutes lying motionless, he was able to recover and leave the ring under his own power .
Colombian Yeison Vargas lay motionless in the ring for several minutes but then left on foot.
Melvin López (23-1, 14KO) adds a single loss as a professional, which was against José Velásquez in October 2019 , when he tried to keep the international title of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) that was vacant.
But with this triumph he regains his confidence to continue growing in boxing. “We have seen Vargas a lot, he has a lot of experience and experience . He has fought with good people but we are going to do our job . In an event in Minnesota, where he fought with a Filipino, I was present and I think I have the exact strategy to come out with victory, “he had said in dialogue with Boxeo de Colombia in the previous fight.
And what if he showed in Miami that he had studied his rival, whom he defeated in the first round with a blow that stunned the nearly 500 fans who attended the fights . Some even watched The Seventh Evening of M&R Boxing from their cars, such as drive-ins, a measure that was implemented to prevent COVID-19 infections and as a test for other events.