Former world champion and featherweight contender Jessie Magdaleno (28-1, 18 KOs) won by tenth round disqualification against Yenifel Vicente (36-5-2, 28 KOs) on Thursday night inside “The Bubble” at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Magdaleno started fast dropping Vicente in round one.
In round four, Vicente hit Magdaleno with a low blow, then dropped him with a flush right hand to the head. After some minutes on the canvas, Magdaleno was able to continue and Vicente was deducted two points by referee Robert Byrd. Vicente was deducted a third point for a low blow later in the round.
Magdaleno dropped Vicente again in round five. In the tenth and final round, Vicente was deducted a fourth point for a low blow. Later Byrd finally disqualified following another low blow. Time was 1:38.
Featherweight Adam “Bluenose” Lopez (14-2, 6 KOs) won a close ten round majority decision over Louie Coria (12-3, 7 KOs) to claim the vacant NABF title. Scores were 95-95, 96-94, 96-94. In his last fight, Lopez fought unbeaten former world champion Oscar Valdez last November on a day’s notice after Valdez’s original opponent missed weight.
In a battle of unbeaten California-based lightweights, Eric Mondragon (3-0-1, 2 KOs) and Mike Sanchez (6-0-1, 2 KOs) battled to an entertaining four round majority draw. Great opening round as both fighters traded knockdowns. Scores were 39-37 Mondragon, 38-38, 38-38.
Unbeaten bantamweight Gabriel Muratalla (3-0, 3 KOs) scored a first round KO against Fernando Robles (2-3, 0 KOs). Time was 2:33.