By Ken Hissner: On the Auditorio Municipal, Torreon, MEX, over ESPN+ Friday, within the Major Occasion Junior Bantamweight David “El Basic” Cuellar scored his seventh straight knockout and stopped Yader “Chocolate” Cardoza in 5 rounds.
Within the co-feature, a rematch, WBC World Feminine Bantamweight champ Yuliahn Luna reversed an early loss in 2014 to simply defeat Jessica “La Magnifica” Gonzalez over ten rounds.
In the primary occasion, Junior Bantamweight David “El Basic” Cuellar, 22-0 (15), of Queretaro, MEX, stopped Yader “Chocolate” Cardoza, 26-18-1 (8), of Managua, NIC, within the fifth spherical of a scheduled ten rounds.
Within the first spherical, the taller Cuellar had an edge. Within the remaining thirty seconds, a proper from Cuellar nearly put Blandon by means of the ropes because the referee known as it a slip. Blandon got here again within the final ten seconds, rocking Cuellar with a proper that had him in bother on the bell.
Within the second spherical, what seemed like a knockdown by Cuellar was dominated a slip. Within the third spherical, Cardoza misplaced a degree hitting behind the top. As a consequence of a conflict of heads, Cuellar was reduce on the left eyebrow. Within the fourth spherical, Cuellar suffered one other reduce, this one on the precise eyebrow of Cuellar.
Within the fifth spherical, a stable proper to the physique of Cardoza from Cuellar and down he went for the rely on a knee.
In a rematch co-feature, WBC World Feminine Bantamweight champ Yuliahn “La Cobrita” Luna, 24-3-1 (4), of Gomez, Palacio, Durango, MEX, avenged an earlier defeat to defeat Jessica La Magnifica” Gonzalez, 8-6-2 (1), of Mexico Metropolis, Distrito Federal, MEX, over 10×2 lopsided rounds.
It was again in 2014 that Gonzalez defeated Luna, and it is a rematch the now world champion Luna has seemed ahead to. Within the first spherical, Luna had the sting as when she bought the very best of Gonzalez, the latter clinched. Within the second spherical, Gonzalez stored coming ahead whereas Luna countered her nicely, particularly with rights to the top. On the finish of the spherical, Gonzalez had a lot swelling below her proper eye.
Within the third spherical’s early seconds, Gonzalez landed a left uppercut knocking the top of Luna again. For the rest of the spherical, it was Luna having management. Within the fourth spherical, Gonzalez continued coming ahead and when countered, normally fell right into a clinch.
Within the fifth spherical began getting annoyed by the midway level whereas in a clinch gave a shoulder stumble upon the chin of Luna, costing her a degree. Within the sixth spherical, it was extra of the identical, with the swelling below the precise eye getting worse for Gonzalez however nonetheless forcing the motion earlier than falling into however one other clinch.
Within the seventh spherical, Gonzalez bought away with one other shoulder stumble upon the chin of Luna. Luna has gained each spherical however Gonzalez by no means stopped coming ahead. Within the eighth spherical, Gonzalez was reduce on the bridge of her nostril. Luna bought away with hitting behind the top of Gonzalez on a number of events.
Within the ninth spherical, Luna continued being one step forward of Gonzalez with hand and foot velocity. Within the tenth and remaining spherical, a battle stuffed with too many clinches, and Luna successful each spherical, with Gonzalez having bruises below each eyes and a reduce on the nostril on the finish.
Bantamweight Luis “Peluchin” Araujo, 11-0-2 (8), of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, MEX, scoring a pair of knockdowns, stopped Francisco “Junior Zurdito” Rivas, 8-9 (5), of Castanos, Coahuila de Zaragoza, MEX, within the third spherical of a scheduled eight rounds.
Within the first spherical, it was all Araujo, whose physique assault by no means stopped backing up Rivas, who on a number of events landed left uppercuts to the chin of Araujo. Within the second spherical, Araujo flurried with a remaining left hook to the mid-section and dropped Rivas for an 8-count within the final minute of the spherical. Rivas suffered a reduce on the left eyebrow and on the bridge of his nostril.
Within the third spherical, Araujo continued his assault on the physique of Rivas, dropping him for the ultimate time because the referee waved it off.
Featherweight southpaw Jose Trujillo 15-6-2, was stopped by Jorge Mata, 13-0-2 (9), at 1:22 of the fourth spherical.
Within the first three rounds, Mata put the strain on Trujillo, who, when backed to the ropes, fought again however not sufficient to win one spherical.
Within the fourth spherical, after a minute, a left to the physique from Mata and down went Trujillo for an 8-count. Midway by means of the spherical once more, from a left to the physique and Trujillo took the rely on his knee.