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Alvarez edges Paz; Campa-Lopez ends in draw

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In a real “war” between Mexico and Argentina, super welterweight Ramon “Inocente” Alvarez (28-7-3, 16 KOs) won a ten round split decision over Jose Carlos “Puro” Paz (23-9-1, 13 KOs) in the main event on Saturday night at the Sonora Arena in Hermosillo, Mexico.
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Alvarez started the fight aggressively. Paz had his best moments in the middle rounds. However, for the final rounds, “Inocente” pressed the fight and came away with a 96-94 on two cards, while Paz was up by the same score on the third card.

In the co-feature bout, super lightweights Pedro “Roca” Campa (30-1-1, 20 KOs) and Abner “Jagger” Lopez (27-9-1, 23 KOs) met expectations in an explosive slugfest that ended in a ten round draw. Judges had it 96-94 for Lopez, 96-94 for Campa and 95-95.

Former Mexican Olympian flyweight Joselito “Hurricane” Velazquez (9-0, 8 KOs) was impressive knocking out Angel “Pelon” Guevara (15-11-4, 9 KOs) at 2:28 of the fifth.

Local female flyweight favorite Sulem Urbina (10-0, 1 KO) outscored Aracely “Muñeca” Palacios (12-11-0, 2 KOs) by unanimous decision 59-55, 59-55 and 58-56.


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