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Sanchez survives 12-round clash vs. Lorona

Updated: August 12, 2001, 1:25 AM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Former WBC super-bantamweight champion Hector Acero Sanchez easily outpointed Baby Lorona of the Philippines on Saturday night in a WBC Latin American featherweight title bout.

Using a lead right and combinations to the body, Sanchez gradually frustrated Lorona throughout the 12-round fight. Two judges scored it 120-107 and the third had it 119-107.

Sanchez (30-7-3) set the tone early by sending Lorona (30-17-3) to the canvas with a right to the head in the second ...

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