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Ryan Garcia Stops Jose Lopez in 2
Super featherweight prospect Victorville's Ryan Garcia (18-0, 15 KOs) scored a second round stoppage over Jose Lopez (20-4-1, 14 KOs) of Puerto Rico, Saturday night at the Fantasy Springs in Indio, California. An uppercut by Garcia in round two snapped Lopez head back staggering him as Garcia followed up with his attack connecting with another uppercut and sending the Puerto Rican to the canvas. Lopez got up and finished the round but did not come out for round three as referee Jack Reiss waived the fight at 3:00 minutes of the second.
WBO light flyweight champion Angel Acosta (19-1, 19 KOs) of Puerto Rico _ Ganigan Lopez (35-8, 19 KOs) of Mexico. Acosta attacked the body from the start and backed Lopez in the early rounds. The Puerto Rican broke down Lopez finishing him in the eighth round knocking down the Mexican as the referee reached a ten count at 1:55.
Puerto Rico's Daniel Zorrilla (11-0, 9 KOs) _ former world champion Gamaliel Diaz (40-20-3, 19 KOs). A left hook to the body followed by right hand dropped Diaz in the second round. Zorilla drilled Diaz with a huge left hook as the referee Thomas Taylor immediately waived it at 2:59.
Mexican super featherweight prospect Rocky Hernandez (28-0-3, 25 KOs) won his U.S debut in scoring a second round knockout over Ibrahim Class (22-6, 10 KOs) of Tanzania. Hernandez sent to the canvas in round two, then finished off the Tanzanian knocking him down a second time as referee Thomas Taylor reached a ten count at 1:58.
Welterweight Aaron “Silencer” McKenna (7-0, 4 KOs) won a unanimous decision over Loretto Olivas (3-1, 1 KO) McKeena floored Olivas one time in the fight dominating him in route to a unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 60-53.
Glendora's Joet Gonzalez (22-0, 13 KOs) stopped Rodrigo “Gatito” Guerrero (26-8-2, 16 KOs) in the fifth. Gonzalez battered Guerrero for the entire fight dropping him three times.
In the opening bout San Diego's Antonio Orozco (28-1, 17 KOs) won a unanimous decision over Jose Rodriguez (25-13-1, 13 KOs). It was a one-sided fight as Orozco returned from his world title shot defeat.
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