Amonsot beats Reyes in unanimous decision

Updated: May 13, 2006, 1:44 AM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- World-ranked junior lightweight Czar Amonsot of the Philippines landed more frequent and harder punches and took a 10-round unanimous decision over Jose Reyes Friday at the Orleans Hotel and Casino.

Amonsot, ranked No. 7 by the WBO among 130-pounders, won by scores of 96-93 on two of the three judges' scorecards and 95-94 on the other card. There were no knockdowns during the lightweight bout.

The 20-year-old Amonsot now has a record of 16-1-1 with 10 knockouts, while the 28-year-old Reyes, from New Jersey, has a mark of 18-3 with seven knockouts.


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