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WBA “regular” super bantamweight champion Brandon Figueroa battled Julio Ceja (32-4-1, 28 KOs) to a slit draw after twelve rounds of furious battle at the MGM Grand Arena on Deontay Wilder Vs Luis Ortiz Rematch Undercard ,November 23rd.
The fight was made a non title bout after Ceja failed to make weight, weighing over four pounds above the 122 pound limit and by that it meant, Figueroa would retain the title withwor without a win. However, the fight was scored 115-113 for Figueroa, 116-112 for Ceja, and 114-114.
Both fighters had their moments in the fight, Figueroa started the fight working down the body but was getting hit on the head with hard shots from Ceja. The both went to war in the second round, a back and forth battle with Figueroa landing the more damaging blows.
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