Guillermo Rigondeaux beat Ricardo Cordoba in a very close contest, which is pretty surprising when you consider how he had been handling all his previous opponents leading up to that fight. But this is all testaments to how Ricardo Cordoba was able to quell the attack of Rigondeaux. Anyway, today he fights Willie Casey for his first title defence; Willie looks like a very decent fighter, so Guillermo will need to be on top of his game.
Guillermo Rigondeaux fights Willie Casey for his first title defence match.
As soon as the bell rings, Willie Casey immediately takes the centre of the ring, this is a far cry from previous Guillermo Rigondeaux fights, where he’s usually the person to take the centre of the ring. Willie Casey looks to push Rigondeaux, to make him fight off his back foot. We will just have to wait and see, how Guillermo deals with the pressure.