PHOTOS: Our favorite moments from Hanna Gabriels’ big night

October 15, 2017

The Costa Rican boxing phenom Hanna Gabriels defeated Dominican opponent Oxandia Castillo by unanimous decision at San José’s Gimnasio Nacional on Friday night, thereby retaining her World Boxing Organization (WBO) and World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight titles.

According to a report from sports media site Marca, “La Loba” Castillo dominated the first four rounds, but “The Amazon” Gabriels improved her defense starting in the fifth round and began switch up her attacks on Castillo.

Gabriels now has a record of 17-1-1, Marca confirmed. Her only defeat, four years ago, was against Castillo, so Friday’s victory extra sweet.

Castillo and Gabriels of Costa Rica faced off during the weigh-in on Oct. 12. AFP Photo / Ezequiel Becerra
Costa Rican boxer Hanna Gabriels (L) defends her WBO and WBA titles against Dominican Oxandia Castillo in a title bout at the Gimnasio Nacional in San Jose, on October 13, 2017. / AFP Photo / Ezequiel Becerra
AFP Photo / Ezequiel Becerra
Still on top: Gabriels celebrates after her win. AFP Photo / Ezequiel Becerra

Get a glimpse of the match in this video, prepared by Kilosophy Nutrition and shared by Gabriels on her Facebook page:

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