Betting Favorite Edner Cherry Wins UD Against Galarza

Edner Cherry beat Dennis Galarza via unanimous decision with the judges scoring the fight 97-93, 96-94, 96-94.

The Oddsmakers had Edner Cherry as the favorite and also had the fight favored to last the 10 round distance. So, there really weren't any surprises with this outcome. Gamblers were backing Cherry as the odds climbed from (-350) to as high as (-600).

Galarza made a strong effort in the early rounds, but the pressure of Edner Cherry caused him to unravel in the second half of the fight. Galarza was able to box effectively at range early on, but Cherry used his size to walk down the lanky Galarza who resorted to holding on to survive the later rounds.

It should be noted that PBC commentator Robert Guerrero had the fight scored in favor of Galarza based on what he did in the first 5 rounds. Though the ringside judges saw things differently.

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