Emerging Filipino star Genesis Servania (24-0, 10) stopped his second successive former world champion yesterday as he defeated former WBA Super Flyweight champion Alexander Munoz (36-6, 28) via 12th round TKO.
Servania started fast and used his youth and speed to break down Munoz who was struggling as early as round round 3 when he was dropped hard. Munoz, who will always be dangerous with his power, was clearly unable to keep up with the youngster whose blurring hand speed seemed to confound former world champion from the off.
The only real worry the Filipino had was caused by a cut which began in round 6 and worsened after a clash of heads just two rounds later. The worry however wasn't a major one for Servania who continued to control the fight and rocked Munoz hard in round 8 then dropped him, for the second time in the fight, in round 9.
Going in to round 10 the fight seemed to be less about "who would win" and more a case of whether or not Munoz could hear out the final bell.
The assault from Servania continue through round 11 as he again rocked the former title holder who was now beginning to look everyone of his 35 years.
Servania's attack finally got what he was looking for in round 12 as he unloaded on the visitor who was eventually saved by referee Danrex Tapdasan with just 38 seconds left.
(Picture courtesy of boxrec.com)
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