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Club Estudiantes de Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina– WBO super flyweight champ, Argentina’s Omar Narvaez (34-0-2, 19 KOs) made the second defense of his title against tough Puerto Rican, and previously undefeated, Cesar Seda (20-1, 15 KOs) on Friday Night.
Seda pushed the action and was competitive throughout, but Narvaez was able to take the decision on the judges’ scorecards: 117-110, 117-110, and 115-112.
The apparent next move for Narvaez is a title unification bout with WBA super flyweight champ, Hugo Cazares.
Longshoremen’s Hall, San Francisco, California– Telefutura’s Solo Boxeo featured two young stars in two mismatches Friday night.
In the televised opener, former Olympian, Gary Russell jr. (15-0, 9 KOs) cruised to an easy unanimous six-round decision over game, but overmatched, Adolfo Landeros (21-19-1, 10 KOs) in a super featherweight bout. Russell was just too quick and skilled for the Mexico City native, who has now lost eight of his last nine, and thirteen of his last sixteen. Landeros would suffer a knockdown in the first round, but was never in serious danger of being stopped. The judges’ scorecards read 60-53 all around.
The main event of the card featured another mismatch with super featherweight prospect, Eloy Perez (21-0-2, 5 KOs) decisioning Alejandro Rodriguez (12-2, 6 KOs) by three scores of 100-90.
Despite Rodriguez’s winning record, the Guadalajara, Mexico native had never fought outside of his hometown before and sported a marginal, immature skill set, not yet ready for a polished fighter like Perez.
The contest, itself, seemed to be be the same round over and over, with Perez sticking and moving while avoiding Rodriguez’s pushing jab and slapping right hands.
Other Noteworthy Fights:
(Super Bantamweight) Kiko Martinez TKO 10 Jason Booth; (Cruiserweight) Victor Oganov KO 1 Walter Pupu’a