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Friday, May 24, 2019.

Rubén Zayas Montañez Coliseum in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico



RED CORNER                                                                    BLUE CORNER

(WBO NABO Title 105 lbs. – 10 Rounds)

WILFREDO MÉNDEZ – 104.2 lbs.                                     VS.                        JANIEL RIVERA – 104.9 lbs.

Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico (13-1, 5 KOs)                                                                 Cataño, Puerto Rico (18-4-3, 11 KOs)

Mendez retained his title with an unanimous decision win over Rivera. The judges voted 100-88, 99-89 and 97-91 for Mendez, who outboxed Rivera and send him to the canvas in round one. Rivera was deducted a point in round 10 for low blows.   

(124 lbs. – 8 Rounds)

CARLOS ARRIETA – 124 lbs.                                             VS.                        ERNESTO SEBASTIÁN FRANZOLINI – 121 lbs. 

Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico (9-0, 7 KOs)                                                                   Buenos Aires, Argentina (8-10-1, 1KOs)

Arrieta won an unanimous decision when judges voted 79-70, 79-70 and 79-70.

(154 lbs. – 8 Rounds)

PATRICK CORA – 154 lbs.                                                  VS.                        LUIS ALBERTO VERA – 154 lbs.

San Juan, Puerto Rico (7-0, 6 KOs)                                                                        Buenos Aires, Argentina (10-15-2, 1 KOs)

Cora beat Vera by TKO at 2:11 of round two. Vera was knocked down by a left hand from Cora for the count.  


(142 lbs. – 4 Rounds)

ÁNGEL MARRERO – 142 lbs.                                             VS.                        JUAN EDUARDO FONSECA – 140 lbs. 

San Juan, Puerto Rico (3-0)                                                                                    Barranquitas, Puerto Rico (2-1)

Marrero won by majority decision when judges voted 39-37, 39-37 and 38-38.

(141 lbs. – 4 Rounds)

JUSEIM CRUZ – 141 lbs.                                                     VS.                        JOSÉ MANUEL SCROGGIN – 141 lbs.

San Juan, Puerto Rico (2-1)                                                                                    Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (2-0-1, 1 KOs)

Scroggin won by KO at :25 after sent Cruz to the canvas in the third round with a body punch. Cruz was knocked down in round two andScroggin one time in round one.   

(128 lbs. – 4 Rounds)

LUIS ENRIQUE RIVERA – 128.8 lbs.                               VS.                        HAYRON SANTIAGO – 128 lbs.

Cataño, Puerto Rico (2-6, 2 KOs)                                                                           Bayamón, Piuerto Rico (6-5-1, 4 KOs)

Santiago beat Rivera by KO at 1:41 of the fourth round when sent him to the floor with a combination.

(162 lbs. – 4 Rounds)

MARIO SUÁREZ – 162 lbs.                                                 VS.                        EUGENE ARVELO – 162 lbs.

Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico (2-0-1, 1 KOs)                                                               Mayagüez, Puerto Rico (0-5)

Suarez won by KO at 1:09 of round two. Arvelo was knocked down one time in the first round and two in the second.

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