Mercado retains WBC female 122lb title

WBC female super bantamweight champion Yamileth “Yeimi” Mercado (17-2, 5 KOs) retained her title with a ten round unanimous decision over Alejandra “Rockera” Guzmán (11-2-2, 5 KOs) on Saturday night at the Jardines del Pedregal in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Scores were 98-92, 98-92, 98-93.

In the co-feature, bantamweight Wilibaldo “Wili” García (12-4-1, 6 KOs) topped Oscar Nery Plata (13-3-1, 7 KOs) in an eight round slugfest by scores of 79-74, 78-73, 76-75.

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  • I haven’t had the opportunity to see Guzmán in action, but have seen a few clips and am really looking forward to seeing her box.

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