By Miguel Maravilla at ringside
Undefeated Junior Lightweight Adrian ‘Bam Bam’ Corona, (9-0, 2 KOs), of Rialto, California won a majority decision over Jesus Perez (13-13-1, 8 KO’s) of Sinaloa, Mexico. Friday night in headlining the Hollywood Fight Nights from the Quiet Cannon in Montebello, California. Perez cam out pumping the jab and stood busy in the opening round as Corona took his time attempting to figure out his opponent and receive some shots. In round two, Corona and Perez had some solid exchanges as the Mexican kept his distance, Corona worked to get on the inside. Corona pressed the action in the third as Perez continued to keep his distance using the range to connect.
Passed the halfway point in the fourth, Corona attacked as he backed Perez as the exchanges continued. In the fifth, Perez connected with a solid right hand that lightly staggered Corona but the action continued with Corona holding his own and exchanging. The sixth and final round saw both men sensing the urgency trading and fighting to the final bell. The judges scored the bout 58-56, 58-56, and 57-57 for Corona.
Kazakh super middleweight Ali Akhmedov, (18-1, 14 KOs) scored a one-punch first round knockout over Paul Valenzuela Jr, (26-11, 17 KOs) from Baja, California, Mexico in the co-feature bout. A left hook by Akhmedov landed hard sending Valenzuela to the canvas as the referee Thomas Taylor stopped it at 2:21. Continue reading “Corona, Akhmedov victorious”
By Miguel Maravilla at ringside Undefeated Junior Lightweight Adrian ‘Bam Bam’ Corona, (9-0, 2 KOs), of Rialto, California won a majority decision over Jesus Perez (13-13-1, 8 KO’s) of Sinaloa,…
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