Results From Ontario
Carlos Carlson of Tijuana, Mexico claimed the vacant NABF 118-pound Championship Friday night from the sold-out Doubletree Ontario. He staggered Rangel on multiple occasions with sweeping hooks to the head and body. By the third, Carlson had knockout on his mind. He imposed his will on the overwhelmed Rangel. Carlson connected with a right hook, left hook, left uppercut combination that put Rangel on the floor and out of the fight (1:00).
Featherweight Erick Ituarte (15-1-1, 2 KOs) used his usual consistent pressure to wear down Alberto Mora (5-5, 1 KO) to the tune of a six-round unanimous decision win, 60-53 all round.
Fan favorite Manuel Mendez (12-1-2, 8 KOs) of Indio, Calif. used his bruising, punishing style to stop Mexico's Erick Martinez (12-6-1, 6 KOs) in the fourth round.
Featherweight Ruben Villa (2-0, 2 KOs) Mexico's Jose Mora (0-1). Villa dropped Mora with a straight left midway through the opening stanza. Mora would barely beat the count. Villa wasted no time and poured it on, only for the fight to be stopped at the 2:31 mark.
In the opening bout Danny Andujo (2-0, 1 KO) and Cesar Guzman (0-1) came out swinging for the fences. The Temecula, Calif. natives set defense aside to produce a back-and-forth affair that had the sold out crowd on its feet for most of the fight.
In the end, it was Andujo that delivered the most punishing shots. He dropped Guzman in the fourth and final round to seal his unanimous decision win. Scores: 40-35, 38-37, 39-.37.