Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California– In his first bout in 20-months, two-time world title challenger, Antonio Diaz (47-6-1, 30KOs), scored a TKO 9 victory over journeyman, Ernesto Zepeda 39-15-4, 34 KOs).
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida– Fringe welterweight contender, Ed Paredes (27-1-3, 17 KOs), stopped Juliano Ramos (16-5, 13 KOs) in eight rounds in a bout for the vacant WBC Latino welterweight title. Ramos has now lost four of his last five.
Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama– Former WBA flyweight champ, Luis Concepcion (23-2, 18 KOs) blew away veteran, Manuel Vargas (30-9-1, 15 KOs) in the first round of a scheduled ten.
Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan– Kazuto Ioka (8-0, 5 KOs) made the first defense of his WBC strawweight title, beating Mexico’s Juan Hernandez (18-2, 13 KOs) via unanimous decision by scores of 116-112, 118-111, and 117-111.
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