A hard fought 12 rounder, that went the distance. Pendarvis the quicker of the two was able to dictate the pace. In the end all three judges agreed, Pendarvis had won by unanimous decision 117-111, 118-110, 119-109. Cleotis "Mookie" Pendarvis record improves to 15-3-2, and now is the holder of two belts.
Here are some images I took, pre-fight in Pendarvis' locker room , and ringside.
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In the locker room.
Mookie start to get wrapped.
An official monitors the wrapping, while the Referee gives instructions.
After the hands are wrapped and are signed by an official, the gloves are put on.
The same official who has monitored the whole process then tapes over the laces, in this case with blue tape since Pendarvis fought out of the blue corner.
Then the wait,
Just heard, previous bout over, Title bout is up next.
Pendarvis dominated early with punishing blows to the head,
Some advice in the corner.
The fight went the distance.
Pendarvis and Frankel pose for the camera.
The decision is in,
and the belts go on!!!
All shots with Canon 5 D mkIII, or Canon 1D mkIV cameras with Canon 24-70 f2.8 & Canon 70-200 f2.8 lenses. My thanks to 'Team Mookie', 'PitBull Boxing Promotions' and Canon CPS.