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02 OCTOBER 2014

 

Nishioka Retains Title/Gonzalez Stuns Soto


Toshiaki Nishioka (39-4-3, 24 KOs) impressively retained his WBC super bantamweight title with a hard fought 12 round unanimous decision win over former two-division champion Rafael Marquez(40-7, 36 KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on on Saturday night .

Nishioka finished the bout strongly against the Mexican warrior to win by scores of 117-111, 115-113, 116-112.

In the co main event and making his American debut unbeaten WBA light flyweight champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (30-0, 25 KOs), retained his title when he scored a stunning second round knockout over Omar Soto (22-9, 15 KOs).

An uppercut from the big-punching Gonzalez did the damage to put Soto down for the full 10 count, after :0.36 of the second round.

In a super bantamweight Jose Angel Beranza (34-21-2, 26 KOs) scored a 10 round upset win over the previously unbeaten Christopher Martin (23-1-2, 6 KOs) via split decision.

Beranza continually pushed forward in the fight and was rewarded when two of the judges made him the winner by scores of . The judges scored the bout 98-92 and 96-94 for Beranza, the third official made Martin the winner 93-97.

October 1, 2011



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