Results From Fantasy Springs
Undefeated bantamweight Colombian by way of Los Angeles Oscar “Jaguar” Negrete (17-0, 7 KOs) stopped Sergio “El Frio” Frias (18-7-2, 9 KOs) in eight at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in a 10-round main event for vacant NABF Bantamweight Championship. Negrete stayed on top of Frias from the opening bell fighting inside landing the right hand numerous times. However in round three Negrete dropped Frias during an exchange with a right to the body. Continuing to fight in round four Negrete and Frias traded away in the center inside.
Halfway through in the sixth Negrete and Frias continued to trade as the Colombian hit the canvas but was ruled a slip. Negrete cornered Frias as he continued to attack. A chopping right hand by Negrete landed solidly on Frias in round eight as he backed the Mexican but continued to fight strong. Despite showing heart Frias had seen enough as referee Thomas Taylor waived the bout at the end of the eighth round.
In the co-main event, super lightweight Ryan “Blue Chip” Martin (18-0, 11 KOs) of Chattanooga, Tennessee won a unanimous decision over Marcos “El Tigre” Jimenez (22-7, 15 KOs) of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in a scheduled ten round bout. Martin used his distance early on popping the jab on Jimenez. Working patiently throughout the fight Martin has his way throughout the fight. All three judges scored the fight 100-90.
Genaro “El Conde” Gamez (5-0, 4 KOs) from San Diego, California, made quick work of Devon Jones (2-6, 1 KO)of Fairfield, California. A short left hook did it as Jones was knockdown, Jones got up but Gamez put Jones away as the referee waived the bout.
Undefeated WBC Youth Super Featherweight Champion Lamont Roach, Jr. (14-0, 5 KOs) of Washington D.C. won a unanimous decision over Mexico’s Jesus “Chuito” Valdez (20-3-1, 9 KOs). Roach was impressive as he cruised his way to a decision over the tough Mexican. Scores were 100-90, 98-92, and 97-93.
Welterweight KeAndre “The Truth” Gibson (17-1-1, 7 KOs) won a unanimous decision over Dennis “The Spartan” Dauti (14-2, 7 KOs) of Greece in his return since losing his first bout. Gibson dominated Dauti for eight rounds as the judges scored the bout 80-72, 79-73, and 77-75.
Super lightweight Luis Feliciano (2-0) from Milwaukee, Wisconsin now fighting out of Rancho Cucamonga, California won a hard fought decision against a tough Baltazar Ramirez (3-3, 3 KOs) of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Feliciano and Ramirez stood and exchanged for six rounds as Feliciano boxed well. All three judges scored the bout 60-54.
In the opening bout from Fantasy Springs in Indio, California undefeated super lightweight Philadelphia's Damon “No Smilin” Allen (12-0-1, 5 KOs) former world champion Gamaliel Diaz (40-17-3, 19 KOs) of Mexico in a scheduled eight round bout. Allen was slick in the early rounds however in round three Diaz landed some solid punches urging Allen to fight on. However in round Diaz scored a knockdown as he caught an off balance Allen with a short right. Moments after Diaz suffered a cut on the left eye as he was bleeding.
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