Via Ken Hissner: At BUAP Arena, Puebla, Mexico, Bob Arum (Top Rank) presented during the Main Event, former IBF Female Junior Featherweight Champion and now WBC Women’s World Bantamweight Champion Yiliah “Cobrita” Luna of Durango, Mexico, defended her title against the previously undefeated Mayeli Flores of Mexico City, Mexico, winning a decisive match in ten innings.
In the main event, WBC Women’s Bantamweight World Champion Yiliahn “Cobrita” Luna, 23-3-1, (4), of Durango, MEX, defeated Mayeli Flores, 8-1-1 (3), of Mexico City, MEX, over 10×2 action packed rounds.
In the first round, Flores chased the much taller Luna, landing forehand before Luna’s counter stab. In the final minute of the second round, a left hook from Luna to the chin knocked Flores down by 8 counts. In the third round, after a minute, Flores kicked Luna with a forehand just above the chin, forcing her to keep Flores.
In the fourth round, the referee deducted points for Luna for holding too much. Flores relentlessly threw Luna support punches into a corner of the bell. In the 5th round, Flores’ headbutt left a cut on Luna’s left eyebrow, causing the referee to deduct one point.
In the seventh round, Luna repeatedly punched Flores in the face, who kept throwing punches. In the eighth and ninth rounds, Luna returned; landing left hook on the chin of the aggressive Flores, who landed with a right.
In the tenth and final round, it was an all-out round of both fighters. In the last minute, Flores landed more but Luna had more effective punches.
During the Co-Main event, lightweight contender Oscar Duarte, 22-1-1 (17), of Parral, Chihuahua, MEX, stopped nampaw Fernando “Trapo” Cancino, 11-10-1 (3), of Las Brenas, Chaco , ARG, at 1:50 of the fifth of the eight scheduled rounds.
In the first three rounds, it was all Duarte higher with Cancino on the strings too much. In the fifth inning, Duarte hurt Cancino with tackles that left him clamped in a corner, then went to the head of defender Canacino, receiving dozens of unanswered punches, causing the referee to stop. .
Featherweight champion Bryan “El Chillon Destructor” Mercado, 21-1 (16), of Mexico City, MEX, stopped Pedro “Torito” Tut, 21-2 (6), of Cancun, Quintana Roo, MEX, in the first round. first of a scheduled eight laps.
In the first round, Mercado scored a couple of knocks with a right header for the first game and a left and right header forcing the referee to stop the game.
Featherweight champion Edgar “Cruzito” Gonzalez, 9-0 (4), of San Cristobal, MEX, beat Augustin Perez, 6-4-1 (3), of Puebla, MEX, over six wild rounds.
For the first three innings, it was a messy match with the umpire almost getting hit on the jailbreak. Perez won 2/3 of the round.
In the fourth and fifth rounds, Gonzalez played well against Perez with a hit under his left eye most of the time. In the sixth and final innings, both were left in conflict on the whole, with Gonzalez looking likely to pull it off.
The broadcaster spoke only Spanish and the commentators did not elaborate on the score or any extra time.