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21 NOVEMBER 2014

 

Calderon And Vazquez Jr Return With Wins


Rivas and  Calderon battle it out
Rivas and Calderon battle it out

Former two-weight world titleholder Iván “Iron Boy” Calderón (35-2-1, 6 KOs) became a champ of sorts once again on Saturday night when he scored a 10 round split decision win over Felipe Rivas (11-9-1, 5 KOs) at the Coliseo Mario “Quijote” Morales in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.

The 36 year-old was once again involved in a tough fight but managed to convince two of the judges of victory by scores of 97-93 96-94, while the third official made Rivas the victor, 96-94.

Following his unsuccessful challenge for the WBO super bantamweight title back in May Wilfredo “WV2″ Vázquez Jr. (21-1-1, 18 KOs) returned to score a crushing third round knockout win over former minimumweight champ Roberto Carlos “Mako” Leyva (28-14-1, 21 KOs).

A right hand to the chin finished Leyva, who has now lost six straight fights. The time of the stoppage was 2:59.

WBO female junior flyweight champion Yessica Bopp (17-0, 8 KOs) knocked out Suzanne Warner (9-11-1, 2 KOs) in the opening round . The bout was stopped off after Warner was decked for the second time after 1:21 of the first.

In a Junior middleweight bout Jorge Meléndez (21-2-1, 20 KOs) won a hard fought 10 round unanimous decision over Eric “Murder” Mitchell (23-8-1, 11 KOs) in a clash for the WBO Latino title.



The results in full

(WBO Minimum Latino Title – 10 Rounds)
FELIPE RIVAS – VS. IVÁN CALDERÓN –
Nogales, México (11-9-1, 5KOs) Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (35-2-1, 6KOs)
Calderon won by split decision when judges voted 97-93 and 96-94 for Calderón and 96-94 for Rivas.
(Featherweights – 10 Rounds)
ROBERTO CARLOS LEYVA – VS. WILFREDO VÁZQUEZ JR. –
Sonora, México (28-14-1, 21KOs) Bayamón, Puerto Rico (21-1-1, 18KOs)
Vazquez won by KO at 2:59 of the third round after Leyva downed by a right shot from Vazquez. Leyva announced his retirement after de bout.
(WBO Female Junior Flyweight Championship – 10 Rounds)
SUZANNE WARNER – VS. YESSICA BOPP –
New York, New York (9-11-1, 2KOs) Buenos Aires, Argentina (17-0, 8KOs)
Bopp won by TKO at 1:21 of the first after sent Warner two times to the canvas with hard right punches.
(WBO Junior Middleweight Latino Title – 10 Rounds)
ERIC MITCHELL – VS. JORGE MELÉNDEZ –
Vero Beach, Florida (23-8-1, 11KOs) Manatí, Puerto Rico (21-2-1, 20KOs)
Melendez won by unanimous decision when the three judges voted 96-94.
(WBO Junior Welter Latino Title – 10 Rounds)
JAVIER CASTRO – VS. JAVIER MONSERRATE –
Ciudad Juárez, México (26-4, 20KOs) San Juan, Puerto Rico (24-2-2, 17KOs)
Castro won by TKO when referee Gino Rodriguez stopped the fight at 1:25 of the fifth round after an injury in Monserrate’s eye. Monserrate downed in the first round.
(140lbs – 6 Rounds)
OSENOHAN VÁZQUEZ – VS. YOELVIS GAMBOA –
Vega Baja, Puerto Rico (4-1, 2KOs) Guantánamo, Cuba (7-1, 3KOs)
Vazquez won by unanimous decision when judges voted 58-51, 57-52 and 56-53. Gamboa felt three times, one in the first round, one in the fourth and one in the fifth. Vazquez downed one in the third round.
(110lbs – 4 Rounds)
JESÚS PAGÁN – VS. ISRAEL VÁZQUEZ –
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (0-1) Bayamón, Puerto Rico (4-0-2, 4KOs)
Vazquez won by TKO at :50 seconds of the first rounds Pagan downed four times. In the second time, both fighter felt by right shots.

PHOTOS COURTESY PR BEST BOXING PROMOTIONS/JOSÉ PÉREZ

October 29, 2011


Mitchell vs Melendez
Mitchell vs Melendez
Pagan and Vazquez hit the deck together
Pagan and Vazquez hit the deck together
Warner vs Bopp
Warner vs Bopp



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