Humberto Soto upsets Brandon Rios, plus undercard results
Former world champions did battle as Humberto “Zorrita” Soto (69-9-2, 37 KOs) outboxed Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios (35-5-1, 26 KOs) over twelve rounds in a super welterweight contest on Saturday night at the Auditorio Municipal in Tijuana, BCN, Mexico, in
The judges didn’t see the bout even remotely close as they scored it 119-111, 118-112, 118-112 for Soto.
Flyweight Sulem Urbina picked up a decision win over Judith Rodríguez winning every round.
Lightweight Hector Tanajara Jr (17-0, 5 KOs) and Ivan “Striker” Delgado (13-2-2, 6 KOs) only went four rounds as a cut caused by a head butt opened up a cut on Tanajara that the doctor refused to let the bout continue because of. Prior to that Tanajara was outpointing Delgado.
The judges saw the bout 40-36 on all three cards, Tanajara is now the USNBC title champion.
Bantamweight Joel Cordova (8-4-2, 1 KO) scored a split decision over José Briegel “Gallito” Quirino (20-3-3, 9 KOs) in a competitive ten-round bout. The bout was a rematch of their first meeting, which was a draw.
2016 Olympian flyweight Joselito “Huracan” Velazquez (8-0, 7 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over the very game Kevin Villanueva (10-2-3, 9 KOs).
Highly touted 6’4 middleweight Diego Pacheco (2-0, 1 KO) got a four-round decision over Alberto Aguilar (1-1, 0 KOs) winning every round, but got hit a bit too much.