(APR 19) In the opening bout on April
17th, Dominga Olivo, now 8-5-1 of New York upset hometown girl
Nathalie Forget, now 2-1 of Montreal in convincing fashion earning a
60-54, 59-55 and 58-56 unanimous decision victory in a six round
Featherweight fight. Olivo dominated the fight outclassing the
former Canadian National amateur champion Forget throughout all six
In the first round both
women traded leather in close trying to establish their jabs and
were each able to land effective combinations. Olivo however was
able to land the better punches in the exchanges.
In rounds two and three Olivo picked up the pace throwing more
punches especially the uppercut and right hook to the head.
Olivo was able to loop her hard right in around Forgetís guard
at will which stunned Forget more and more as the rounds
progressed. Forget was able to counter punch but they were few
and far between.
Olivo continued to batter Forget
with hard left and right hooks to the body and by the end of the
round had created a huge welt and swelling over Forgetís right
eye. In the sixth round Olivo never let up on Forget and
continued to pepper her with solid combinations to the head in
body and Nathalie seemed to have no answer to the onslaught.