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Late last night fight fans in the US had the latest show from the PBC and it ended with a cracking little fight which resulted in major upset loss.
That upset saw American based Vietnamese fighter Dat Nguyen (20-3, 7) over-come the very highly fancied Miguel Flores (21-1, 9), with Flores entering the bout as a 1/25 favourite.
Flores looked the part in the opening round as he out sped Nguyen and out landed the under-dog. In round 2 however Nguyen started to have some notable success, especially late in the round when he hurt Flores. Round 3 saw Nguyen building on his success, though again he seemed to leave things late, something he again did in round 4.
Despite having much of his success late in to the rounds Nguyen was forcing Flores to fight his fight, with the two men trading blows. As they traded it was clear that Flores' lack of power wasn't going to trouble Nguyen, whilst Nguyen's power was buzzing Flores.
For Flores the loss destroys his hopes of getting a world title fight in the near future whilst Nguyen has scored a career defining win and amazingly it was his first stoppage in more than 9 years!