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Ramirez destroys Mendez, Andy Vences gets win on Solo Boxeo

Super lightweight contender and 2012 USA Olympian Jose Ramirez (18-0, 13 KOs) continued his path to stardom as he scored a fourth round TKO over Tomas Mendez (22-8, 14 KOs) on Saturday night at the Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino in Leemore, California in an event that was sold-out with 3,500+ being in attendance. Ramirez dropped Mendez twice in the first round, but it took until the fourth for Ramirez to obtain the stoppage victory.  Ramirez still holds the WBC Continental Americas title at junior welterweight.

After the fight was told Bob Arum was happy with Ramirez’s performance and sees him as a dynamic young fighter with a big upside.

Starting of the UniMas “Solo Boxeo” telecast broadcast, junior lightweight prospect Andy “El Tiburon” Vences, (16-0, 10 KOs), picked up a decision over Moises Delgadillo, (17-15-2, 8 KOs). The judges saw the bout 77-75, 78-74, and 79-73.

Journeyman super middleweight Ernesto Martinez, (12-10-1, 6 KOs) knocked out Joe Louie Lopez, (8-1, 5 KOs) with the first punch of the fight..

Featherweight Efren Lopez, (1-0, 1 KO) stopped Barry Dudley, (0-3) in the first round of an opening bout.

Middleweight Quilisto “Kilo The Kid” Madera (3-0 1KO) earned a decision over Rafael Valencia (3-4 2KOs) in a bout after Ramirez’s win.His brother super lightweight Ector Madera, (1-0) picked a win over Kevin Davila, (1-3-2, 0 KOs) in a four round bout. Ector Madera won ever round.

In the opening bout lightweight Eric Altamirano (8-0, 6 KOs), scored a knockout at 0:52 of the sixth and final round over Daniel Tran, (4-5-1, 2 KOs).

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