Villa, Dutchover, Sanchez remain unbeaten

Undefeated featherweight Ruben Villa (16-0, 5 KOs) outworked Luis Alberto Lopez (17-2, 8 KOs) over ten rounds on Friday night at Omega Products Events Center in Corona, California. Scores were 98-92, 97-93, 96-94. Villa claimed the vacant WBO International featherweight title.

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Undefeated super lightweight prospect Michael Dutchover (13-0, 10 KOs) knocked out late replacement Rosekie Cristobal (15-4, 11 KOs) in the first round of his TV debut. A hook to the liver put Cristobal down for the count. Time was 1:46.

Undefeated bantamweight prospect Saul Sanchez (12-0, 7 KOs) scored an eighth round TKO over Brandon Benitez (14-2, 6 KOs). Referee Raul Caiz Jr. halted the bout at :18 of round eight.

Former two-time world lightweight title challenger Petr Petrov (40-6-2, 21 KOs) scored a second round KO over former interim world title challenger Ruben Tamayo (27-13-4, 18 KOs).

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