Celebrity News: On his return to the ring, David ‘Pantera’ Zegarra was knocked out in Germany against Serbian Shefat Isufi and lost the chance to win the Intercontinental title of the World Boxing Organization (WBO)
After a nine-month absence, David Zegarra returned to the ring to qualify for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) supercontinental title. However, the national boxer was knocked out to Shefat Isufi in Germany.
Although the ‘Pantera’ handled the encounter in the first rounds, the fatigue affected his physical condition and arrived very exhausted to the eleven round of the combat. Precisely, it was there that Zegarra fell to the canvas, product of the combined ones of Isufi.
The 32-year-old national boxer came from a win over Mexican Gabriel Agramon by unanimous decision. The lack of competitiveness played against him and added his second defeat on his record.
It should be noted that so far, Peruvian boxers have not had good results so far this year. Jonathan Maicelo and Zambrano ‘Mina’ also lost their respective matches, both in the United States.
From the first round, Zegarra was planted to box with the European. The Peruvian looked good in infighting, however, in the distance, Isufi was better.
David Zegarra managed to connect some blows to the body of his opponent, but this showed a solid defense.
In the assault eleven, the physical rest played a bad pass to David Zegarra. Shefat Isufi connected him with combinations and finally ended it with a powerful right crusader.
Overall David Zegarra was competitive against Shefat Isufi, proving that he had a good preparation. This is the second time that the Peruvian fights in the super median, remember that the majority of their fights have been in super welter.