In a dominating display, Carlos Adames stopped Juan Macias Montiel in the third round Saturday night at the Virgin Hotels Chicago. Adames (18-0, 15 KOs) controlled the fight from the opening bell, landing hard shots to the body and head of Montiel (21-6-1, 9 KOs). Montiel was able to land some shots of his own, but they didn’t have the same effect as Adames’ punches. In the third round, Adames landed a hard right hand that sent Montiel reeling backwards into the ropes. Adames followed up with a flurry of punches that put Montiel down for the count.
Carlos Adames vs. Juan Macias Montiel
In a welterweight bout on the Top Rank Boxing on ESPN card Saturday night, unbeaten Carlos Adames (18-0, 15 KOs) of the Dominican Republic scored a one-sided third-round knockout over Mexico’s Juan Macias Montiel (20-6-1, 12 KOs).
Adames, 27 years old and fighting out of Las Vegas, Nevada, controlled the action from the opening bell. He staggered Montiel with a big right hand in the first round and had him in trouble again in the second round.
Finally, in the third round, Adames caught Montiel with a left hook to the head that put him down and out. The time of the stoppage was 1:51.
With the win, Adames retains his WBO NABO welterweight title and picks up the vacant WBC Latino welterweight title. He is now in line for a potential world title shot later this year.
The Third Round
Juan Macias Montiel was no match for Carlos Adames, who dominated him en route to a third-round stoppage.
Adames controlled the action from the start, using his superior boxing skills to keep Montiel at bay. Montiel had no answer for Adames’ punches, and was eventually overwhelmed by the firepower. The referee stepped in to stop the bout in the third round, giving Adames the victory.
This was a impressive performance by Adames, who continues to prove that he is one of the top prospects in boxing. With this win, he should be in line for a big fight in the near future.
The aftermath of the fight was one of Adames’ most impressive performances to date. He completely dominated his opponent, leaving him with no choice but to stop the fight in the third round. Adames showed his true potential in this fight, and he will surely be one to watch in the future.