Former world super flyweight champion Cristian Mijares (41-6-2, 19 KOs) scored a third round stoppage over Jonathan Pérez (19-9, 16 KOs) on Saturday night in Zacatecas, Mexico.
The bantamweight bout was stopped after Perez was unable to continue after being floored.
A delighed Mijares said after the fight “I feel much better at bantamweight, very strong and fast…this year I’m going for the world title and fights against Jorge Arce,Fernando Montiel or Nonito Donaire."
On the undercard a lightweight bout saw Hector Velazquez and Luis Arceo fight to a 10 round draw. The scores were 95-95, 95-95 and 97-93.
Also at lightweight Edgar Puerta won an eighth round tko win over Ricardo Mijares.
September 10, 2011