Dom starts fast in the first, using blitzes to push Chito Vera back. Good pace and constant leg kicks keep Vera at range. Vera managed the pressure well and even scored a knockdown.
This continues through the fight with Dom heavy on the pressure but Chito with the power as an equaliser. A close fight going into the fourth. Both men have had their moments.
In the fourth Marlon Chito Vera throws a devastating head kick that lands on the money. Knocking Dom Cruz down face first and seemingly unconscious.
A huge scalps for Chito Vera he defeats number 8 and a former champion. Potentially one of the most violent men in one of the most dangerous divisions. Chito has put his name into title contention.
That makes it four in a row. Previously #5 he will surely be ranked #3 or higher this time next week. One win should see Marlon fight for a title.
With plenty of Bantamweights competing coming up the division is wide open.
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