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Amonsot beats Reyes in unanimous decision

5/13/2006 - Boxing

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.