Sean Brewer Remains Undefeated With First Round KO In
Thompson Boxing Main Event
Photos: Chris Suchánek
This past Friday on Thompson’s “New Blood” card at the
Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, CA, featherweight Sean
Brewer (4-0, 3 KOs), of Las Vegas, NV, remained
undefeated by scoring a first-round knockout over
Christian Renteria (9-14, 8 KOs), from Tijuana, MX.
The main event featuring George Acosta vs. Enrique
Bernache and co-main showcasing Manuel Flores vs Armando
Hernandez were scratched because of medical issues.
In the first minuet of the opening round, Brewer dropped
Renteria with right hand to the body. Renteria got up
and was dropped again with another right to the
mid-section, forcing the referee to stop the fight at
the 2:48 mark of round one.
“I wanted to give the fans a great show and I did that
by knocking out my opponent,” said Brewer, who trains in
Las Vegas with former world champion, Bones Adams. “I’m
hoping to get right back in the ring before the year
In the co-main event, super featherweight Leonardo
Sanchez (2-0, 1 KO) defeated Francisco Duque (0-1) by
way of third round knockout. Sanchez, the stronger
fighter, sent Duque to the canvas with a flurry of
punches in the opening round.
In round two, Duque survived another dominating round by
Sanchez, who was trying to get him out of there but was
unsuccessful until round three. Duque was swinging for
the fences but took a right hook to the head from
Sanchez and was sent to the deck for the second time.
This time Duque didn’t get up. Time was 1:27 of round
In the opening bout of the evening, lightweight Ioannis
Manouilidis (3-0) defeated Mario Aguirre (3-19-1, 2 KOs)
by unanimous decision.
Both fighters were letting their hands go but it was
Manouilidis that was landing the cleaner shots.
Scorecards read 40-36 all in favor of Manouilidis.