Rosado Wins Big: One Big Compliment & One Big Criticism for NBC Sports Fight Night
Gabriel Rosado scored the biggest win of his career on Friday night in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, stopping Sechew Powell in the 9th round in the main event of the latest NBC Sports Fight Night. With the win, Rosado improves to 20 (12) - 5, and now has a career best six consecutive wins. Powell drops to 26-5 with the loss. The evening was of course a huge success for Rosado, but also for the fledgling fight series.
Credit: Chris Toney
Powell was not the original opponent for Rosado, as he stepped in for Joel Julio, who pulled out of the fight. As a seasoned southpaw with world level experience to his credit, it seemed he was an even stiffer challenge for the tough and improving Rosado.
However, Rosado stuck to his guns and stayed patient in the fight. Powell used his skills to win some rounds and dictate a good portion of the fight, but Rosado's aggression and power was evident, and he began m...