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Eumir Marcial overcomes early cut, en route to third pro win

Eumir Marcial had to overcome adversity in his third pro bout.

The reigning Summer Olympics bronze medalist needed to dig deep to take a unanimous decision over American prospect Steven Pichardo, Sunday (Manila time) at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.

Early in the second round, an accidental clash of heads resulted in a cut just above the right eye of the 26-year-old native of Zamboanga.

Despite having blurry vision, Marcial was still able to connect with Pichardo.

“Medyo deep yung cut natin pero napanalo natin,” Marcial told Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas after getting a five-inch stitch.

Marcial went up to 3-0 while dropping Pichardo to 8-3-1.

In his first two bouts, Marcial defeated Andrew Whitfield via a unanimous decision back in December 2020 before following it up with a come-from-behind knockout win over Isiah Hart six months ago.

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