Unbeaten super middleweight Diego Pacheco claimed a convincing victory over Jack Cullen in Liverpool on Saturday night. Pacheco stopped Cullen in the fourth round with a brutal body shot, followed by a flurry of punches. This victory saw the 22-year-old Pacheco remain undefeated and marked his first notable main event halfway around the world.
Diego Pacheco Dominates Jack Cullen
Originally scheduled to be headlined by hometown favorite Callum Smith, Pacheco stepped up to the main event at the M&S Bank Arena and did not disappoint. Cullen, a durable opponent who has previously challenged for the European title, started well, winning the first round with a solid jab. However, Pacheco soon settled and demonstrated his superior boxing skill and power.
Diego Pacheco, a Los Angeles native, used his 6’4” height advantage to good effect, confidently whipping out his power shots, right hands, and uppercuts before going to the body to stop Cullen in impressive fashion. The win takes Pacheco’s record to 18-0, with 15 of those victories coming by knockout.
Although originally disappointed at the withdrawal of Callum Smith, the Liverpool crowd was treated to an impressive performance from Pacheco, who could well be a future star of the super middleweight division. The victory over Cullen was seen as a significant step up in competition for Pacheco and one he passed with flying colors.
Following the fight, Diego Pacheco expressed his delight at headlining the event and thanked his team and supporters for their unwavering support. With a bright future ahead of him, Pacheco will be looking to build on this impressive win and continue his ascent up the rankings in the super middleweight division.