Morales takes technical decision over Maldonado
Ivan Morales scored a technical unanimous decision over former world title challenger Luis Maldonado when an accidental headbutt in the final round caused a cut over the left eye of Maldonado in the final round. The bout was a scheduled ten round Super Flyweight bout at the Pechanga Hotel and Resort in Temecula, California.
Morales, who is the brother of four-time world champion Erik Ël Terrible” Morales was solid and boxed very well in the battle of southpaws.
Morales, 115 lbs of Tijuana, MX is now 18-0. Maldonado, 114 1/2 lbs of Mexacali, MX is now 38-9-1.
Nineteen year-old Julian Ramirez needed just forty-two seconds to take out Noel Mendiza in a scheduled six round Super Bantamweight bout.
Ramirez dropped Mendoza hard on his back from a straight left hand. Mendoza got to his feet but only endured a relentless flurry and the bout was stopped/
Ramirez, 124 lbs of East Los Angeles is now 4-0 with three knockouts. Mendoza, 123 lbs of Phoenix is now 6-2-1.
Cesar Martinez scored an action filled four round unanimous decision over Jorge Porras in a Featherweight bout.
Scores were 40-36 on all cards for Martinez, 124 lbs of Los Angeles and is now 4-1. Porras, 123 1/2 lbs of Fallbrook, CA was making his pro debut