Know the fight purse & payout of David Morrell vs Yamaguchi Falcao, which saw Morrell maintain his undefeated streak and successfully defend his WBA (regular) super middleweight title
Before Falcao ever touched the ground, David Morrell pounded him with a torrent of uppercuts, turning the Brazilian into a walking jellyfish. In order to end the spectacle, Morrell delivered a right hook to Falcao’s jaw, which caused him to fall to the ground face first and be knocked out.
David Morrell vs Yamaguchi Falcao purse, payouts, winner, full fight card results, highlights and scorecard
David Morrell Jr just killed a man
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— DICK HERCULES (@RatCatcherMpls) April 23, 2023
Since this match was contested as the co-main event to Ryan Garcia vs. Gervonta Davis, both boxers bagged one of the biggest payday of their respective careers. It is reported that David Morrell has earned $375,000 as confirmed purse compared to the $150,000 purse of his challenger Yamaguchi Falcao. Thanks to his statement win, Morrell was able to retain his WBA (regular) super middleweight title and might face-off against Benavidez next.
David Morrell Jr. is arguing his case as one of the world’s top super middleweights. The current WBA (regular) champion successfully defended his title, moving to 10-0 in professional competition with a devastating first-round knockout of last-minute challenger Yamaguchi Falcao.
Full Fight Card Results
- Gervonta Davis defeated Ryan Garcia: Catchweight
- David Morrell won against Yamaguchi Falcao: Super middleweight
- Bektemir Melikuziev defeated Gabriel Rosado: Super middleweight
- Elijah Garcia won against Kevin Salgado Zambrano: Middleweight
- Fiodor Czerkaszyn defeated Elias Espadas: Middleweight
David Morrell vs Yamaguchi Falcao: match events & post-match reactions
Beginning with powerful punches to his seasoned opponent, Morrell immediately took the offensive. Falcao was sent to the ropes for a knockdown not long after Morrell connected with a big right hand that knocked him to the ground. Falcao acknowledged the count, but it was obvious that he was in trouble because Morrell pressed for the lead right away in the reset.
As Morrell ploughed through Falcao’s defenses with a barrage of bombs, including the right hand that stopped the fight at 2:22 into the first round, Falcao struggled to knot up with him in an effort to stop the onslaught. Following his resounding KO victory, Morrell demanded a matchup with WBC interim super middleweight champion David Benavidez, who is unbeaten with a record of 27-0.