Ruben Torres Wins Unanimous Decision over Jose Luis Rodriguez
Photos by Carlos Baeza - Thompson Boxing Promotions
Super lightweight prospect Ruben Torres (14-0, 11 KOs) won a hard-fought unanimous decision against Jose Luis Rodriguez (23-14-1, 13 KOs) Sunday night at the Omega Products International Event Center in Corona, CA, Thompson Boxing Promotions hosted the final edition of its 3.2.1. Boxing series.
“I have to give Rodriguez a lot of credit for hanging in there, he’s definitely a very tough fighter,” said Torres. “I know I hurt him a couple of times, but he hung in there. I’m ready to step up in competition and fight anyone who has a regional title. I know I have what it takes to become a world champion one day, so I’m going to keep working hard in the gym till I get my shot.”
In the 8-round co-feature, super flyweight prospects, Saul Sanchez (15-1, 8 KO) and Mario Hernandez (10-2-1, 3 KOs), battled it out in an all-out war in which Sanchez was victorious. Score cards read 78-74, 79-73 in favor of Sanchez.
Middleweight Richard Brewart Jr. (8-0, 4 KOs) scored a second round knockout over Louis Hernandez (8-1-1, 6 KOs). Hernandez had Brewart in trouble in the first as Brewart survived. The tables quickly turned the following round, as Brewart sent Hernandez to the canvas and he never recovered, forcing the referee to stop the bout at the 1:48 mark of round two.
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