Alvarez wins Trilogy; Decisions Chavez
Ramon Alvarez won his trilogy bout with Omar Chavez with an eight-round unanimous decision over Omar Chavez in a middleweight bout,
In round four, Chavez was cut on the outside of his right eye. Alvarez controlled the action and beat Chavez to the punch throughout the eight-round affair.
Alvarez of Guadalajara, MEX is 29-8-3. Chavez of Culican. MEX is 38-7-1.
“I feel really great and proud on this Victory over Omar Chávez, I had an excellent preparation ,with my brother as my trainer was very aware of me getting this done ,this Victory dedicated to my family and all my whole Town that came to cheer for me. Having my family in my corner gave me added strength and energy. It’s a really special night and I’m proud of my effort,” said Alvarez
“He won, no question. It was a clear head butt that caused lots of blood to pour out. That changed the whole fight . I could see his punches, he was able to apply pressure . He hit me with hard punches. I would do fight him again,” said Chavez
Photos by Chris Farina.
Sosa Decisions Mina via Split Decision
Damian Sosa won a 10-round split decision over Abel Mina in a super welterweight fight.
Sosa, 153 lbs of Tijuana, MEX won by scores of 96-94, 95-94 and Mina took card 96-94
Sosa is now 18-1. Mina, 153 lbs of Perto Quito, ECU us 13-1.
“I fought a really good fighter. It was a tough fight. He is an awkward fighter, and I have never faced anyone like him. It took some time to adapt to his style. I came in really good Shape. I did my training with champion Jaime Munguia. I won this fight and I’m dedicating this fight to my parents and all my Mexican fans,” said Sosa.
“We came here to win, and not get robbed. We worked so hard in our preparation with my team and in the fight. We hit him with many solid punches, and we boxed and brawled when necessary. We deserved the victory period,” said Mina
Melendez Decisions Torres
Jorge Luis Melendez won an eight-round unanimous decision over Kevin Torres in a super lightweight bout.
In Round one, Melendez dropped Torres with a left hook. In the round, Melendez began to bleed from his nose.
Melendez cruised down the stretch and won by scores of 77-74, 76-74 and 77-75.
Melendez of Jalisco is 14-7. Torres of Bellingham, WA is 17-2.
“I came in very good shape, I tried to knock him out. I threw good combinations. got cut on my eyebrow, but it didn’t bother me at all ,I feel that I won this fight, and i am just waiting for another good fight and bigger opportunities.,” said Melendez
“He’s a tough fighter, a strong fighter, I wasn’t proud of my performance. It just wasn’t my night,” said Torres
Leonardo Padilla won an eight-round unanimous decision over Jesus Acosta in a junior lightweight bout.
Padilla, 129 lbs of Caracas, VEN is 20-3. Acosta, 129 lbs of Guadalajara is 15-3.
Cesar Gutierrez stopped Oscar Mejia in round one of a scheduled eight-round super lightweight bout.
Gutierrez dropped Mejia with a hard left hook and the fight was stopped.
Gutierrez, 140 lbs of Guadalajara is 12-0 with five knockouts. Mejia, 137 lbs of Auguscalientes, MEX is 14-5.
Johan Alvarez, the nephew of Canelo Alvarez made a successful pro debut with a 1st round stoppage over Erick Hernandez in a super featherweight bout,
In round one, Alvarez hurt Hernandez with a hard right to the head that resulted in an eight-count, Alvarez dropped Hernandez with a hard right, and the fight was stopped at 2:41.
Alvarez of Guadalajra, MEX is 1-0 with one knockout. Hernandez of Guadalajara, MEX is 0-1.