Delvin Rodriguez and Pawl Wolak didn’t quite put on the same show that they did in thier July fight of the year candidate, but it was an exciting fight nonetheless. Rodriguez thought he won their first fight, and out to prove that point tonight, took it to Wolak in the rematch an won a unanimous decision. Rodriguez took the fight on scores of 98-91, 98-92, 100-90. SB Nation NY had it 97-93 Rodriguez.
Wolak pressured in the the opening rounds, but Rodriguez adjusted to Wolak’s forward-coming style and found success with counter uppercuts, which he landed throughout the fight. Overall, Rodriguez landed an impressive 35% of his punches, with many of them being power shots. Wolak had some success when he was able to get inside the taller Rodriguez’s reach, but wasn’t able to do enough damage when he got there. Wolak clearly tired in the later rounds, and was gassed by the end of the fight.
Wolak did impress by staying on his feet throughout the final bell, especially in the tenth round which Rodriguez went for the kill. Still, it was an impressive showing for Rodriguez, who improved to 26-5-3, 14 KO. Wolak fell to 29-2-1, 19 KO.
The final undercard fight pits the undefeated Brandon Rios (28-0-1, 21 KO) against England’s John Murray (31-1, 18 KO) in the 130-pound division.