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Ramos Wins 8th Round Technical Decision Over Perez in Burbank


Undefeated lightweight Casey "The Wizard" Ramos of Austin , Texas won an eight round technical decision over veteran Jonathan "Popeye" Perez Saturday night on the Solo Boxeo UniMas main event from the Burbank Marriott Events Center in Burbank, California. Off to a slow start Ramos used the jab as Perez attempted to work his way in. Measuring with the jab in round two Ramos followed up with counters on Perez's aggression as a counter left hook dropped Perez. Ramos stuck to the jab and fired away one-two combinations in round three as Perez kept coming. In round four Ramos continued to box the wild swinging aggressive Perez as a clash of heads caused a cut on Ramos's right eye.

Going into the halfway point in round five the doctor took a look at Ramos's cut and let him continue, working off the jab and one-two's Ramos boxed Perez. Halfway through in the sixth Ramos connected Perez with a huge right to start the round as he boxed with blood flowing down from his cut. Working off the jab in round seven Ramos continued to bleed from the cut as he jabbed the stalking Perez. Ramos connected Perez with an overhand right in round eight as Ramos stood in the pocket continuing to bleed. Moments later the referee took Ramos to the corner as the doctor determined Ramos could not continue as they went to the scorecards.

All three judges scored the bout 80-71 as Casey Ramos now stands at 22-0, 5 KO’s in scoring the win. Jonathan Perez goes to 35-14.

South El Monte, California's undefeated super lightweight Arnold Barboza won a unanimous decision over Max Becerra of Vacaville, California in a scheduled six rounder opening up the UniMas Solo Boxeo telecast. The left hand by Barbosa found its mark in the opening round as he tagged Becerra continuously. Barboza was patient boxing in round two, things got a litte rough as Becerra hit Barboza after the referee separated them. It was a fast paced chess match in round three as Barboza and Becerra boxed.

Barboza landed a left momentarily staggering Becerra early in round four later in the round Barboza connected with a hard left hook but Becerra returned the favor connecting with his left hook. Sticking the jab in round five Barboza backed Becerra who continued trade with him. The sixth and final round everyone was on their feet as they traded away in the center, Barboza attacked the body with left hooks but Becerra continued to go forward as they slugged it out to the final bell.

Judges scored the bout 60-54, 60-54, and 59-55 as Arnold Barbosa stays undefeated as a prospect improving to 11-0, 4 KO’s. Max Becerra goes to 8-2-2, 5 KO’s.

Sacramento featherweight Guy Robb stopped Carlos Padilla of Columbia in four rounds in a scheduled eight rounder. Robb stalked Padilla early on in the fight. With the Colombian boxing, Robb pressed behind the jab in round two. Continuing to be the aggressor in round three Robb outworked Padilla but the Colombian fighter began connecting on the inside. A left hook by Robb in round four staggered Padilla as he was hurt, Robb continued his attack backing him to the corner and scoring a knockdown as he got up and finished the round. Padilla was not able to continue as he did not come out for round five.

Guy Robb wins his 11th straight bout improving to 18-1, 8 KO’s. Carlos Padilla goes to 15-4-1, 9 KO’s.

Columbian top rated contender and former world title challenger Miguel Marriaga and Adones Aguelo of the Philippines went the distance in a scheduled eight round bout. In what was a competitive bout, Marriaga and Aguelo exchanged heavy punches in round four as the Filipino backed Marriaga to the ropes with a right but the Colombian stood in there trading. Later in the second half of the fight Aguelo pressed as he stalked Marriaga who was boxing away keeping his distance. The eighth and final round Aguelo sensed the urgency urging Marriaga to stand and trade as the Colombian circled the ring sticking the jab. Judges scored the bout 77-75, 77-55, and 79-73 all three in for Miguel Marriaga.

Miguel Marriaga goes to 22-1, 18 as he seeks another opportunity at a world title. Adones Aguelo goes to 24-13-2, 16 KO’s.

In a scheduled four round middleweight bout Fresno’s Joe Louie Lopez scored a third round stoppage over Liam Vaughn of Hollywood by way of Liverpool, England squared off. Fighting on the inside and clinched most of the opening round Lopez and Vaughn traded at close range. The fighting on the inside continued in round two as Lopez and Vaughn were in a phone booth trading away, later in the round Lopez connected with a solid left. In round three Lopez connected Vaughn with a solid right hand as Vaughn appeared to be hurt, Lopez followed up with a series of big punches as referee Lou Moret stepped in to stop the fight at 1:16.

With the win Joe Louie Lopez improves to 8-0, 5 KOs . Liam Vaughan goes to 9-3, 2 KOs .

Hollywood's Zachary "Kid Yamaka' Wohlman and Lionel Jimenez of Dallas, Texas squared off in a scheduled four round welterweight bout. Wohlman jabbed in the opening round as Jimenez pressed with big punches. Jimenez attacked Wohlman to begin round two but Wohlman continued to box behind the jab and countered as Jimenez swung wildly. In round three Wohlman continued to box working the jab as Jimenez pressed forward. The fourth and final round Wohlman stuck to his plan keeping his distance jabbing away as Perez stalked.

The judges scored the bout 40-36, 40-36, and 39-37 as Zachary Wohlman wins a unanimous decision and improves to 9-2-1 as Lionel Jimenez goes to 2-10.

Russian middleweight Konstantin Kupianskii of Oxnard and Cesar Hernandez of Tracy, California went the distance in scheduled four round bout. Hernandez came out swinging wildly and was the aggressor in the opening round as the tall and lanky Kupianskii measured with the jab. Continuing to press in round two Hernandez was all over Kupianskii as he held, referee Raul Caiz Sr deducted a point from the Russian. In round three Hernadez backed off and used the jab more as Kupianskii kept his distance. The fourth and final round Kupianskii pressed from a distance backing Hernandez, later in the round Hernandez landed a solid left and closed strong.

Judges scored the bout 40-36, 39-36, and 39-36 as Cesar Hernandez improves to 1-1. Konstantin Kupianskii goes to 1-1.

In the opening bout from the Burbank Marriott Events Center from Burbank, California super bantamweights Miguel Alcantara of Los Angeles scored a second round knockout over Michael Alcarez of Houston. Alcantara teed off Alcaraz from the opening bell and in the second round landed a series of uppercuts that forced referee Lou Moret to stop the fight at 1:31.

Miguel Alcantara improves to 2-0, 2 KO. Michael Alcaraz goes to 1-9.

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