Sunday, November 18, 2007
Guzman landed any kind of punch he wanted against Humberto Soto. Photo: Sumio Yamada/Sycuan Ringside Promotions
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – WBO junior lightweight champion Joan Guzman out-boxed, out-slicked and out-worked challenger Humberto Soto en route to winning a 12-round unanimous decision, Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Borgata Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. on the acclaimed HBO series “Boxing After Dark.”
The one-sided scores were 117-111, 118-110 and 117-111. It was Guzman’s second title defense.
The 12-round championship bout was promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in associate with Sycuan Ringside Promotions and Top Rank Inc.
Guzman (28-0, 17 KOs), dug deep into his bag of tricks unveiling his entire arsenal as the defensive wizard stymied the veteran Soto (43-6-2, 27 KOs) with blistering combinations and sported a defense that was close to indestructible.