Junior welterweight prospect Juan Pablo Romero remained unbeaten Saturday night, defeating Sergio Torres by unanimous determination on the Studios Televisa in Mexico metropolis.
rankings had been one hundred-90, 100-90, and ninety nine-91 for Romero, who improves to 13-0, 9 knockouts.
Romero, who resides in regional Villa del Carbon, had no longer fought because November 9 of final 12 months, stopping Ranses Payano in round 2. The 30-year-historic entered the Torres battle having stopped his old four opponents.
The physically-larger Romero changed into the greater-helpful fighter, beating Torres to the punch all through several exchanges. with the aid of round 6, Torres looked drained, relegating to throw one punch at a time, a couple of instances throwing punches in spurts.
Romero, who represented Mexico at the 2016 Olympic video games in Rio de Janeiro and is a second Sergeant in the Mexican army, become content material to outbox Torres all through the closing rounds as he endured to dictate the action from the core of the ring.
Torres, who resides in Tampico, Mexico, drops to 27-9-1, 21 KOs. The 33-yr-old had received four of his old five fights.
In a conflict of junior featherweights who live in Mexico metropolis, Bryan Mercado received a hard-fought unanimous choice over Alejandro Gonzalez.
rankings had been seventy seven-76, 77-76, and seventy eight-74 for Mercado, who improves to 18-1, 14 KOs.
for the reason that losing his 2nd professional battle by cut up-determination in September 2015, Mercado has developed up a great listing through defeating modest opposition. Mercado defeated Ricardo Garcia Lozano by way of unanimous determination in his remaining bout on September 26.
Mercado momentarily greatly surprised Gonzalez with a left hook to the head midway through the opening circular, but needed to fend off the awkward fighter who would connect with huge hooks and crosses to the pinnacle. regardless of mixing his attack, Mercado become no longer able to fend Gonzalez off, every now and then having to fight off the ropes or a corner.
Gonzalez was able to stun Mercado with a left hook to the top in circular 6. He was in a position to connect with extra-telling punches right here round, however Mercado connected with a couple of combos in circular 8 that likely swung the determination in his favor.
The 20-12 months-historical Gonzalez falls to 7-2-2, 4 KOs.
Junior welterweight Eduardo Martinez, a former member of the Mexican country wide crew and a resident of nearby Cuernavaca, stopped Victor Hernandez (four-2, 2 KOs) in round 5 to improve to six-0, 5 KOs.
The battle card aired on TUDN in Mexico and the united states and become promoted by way of Promociones del Pueblo.
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