On the same card, Jesus Geles was stopped in four rounds by Ramon Garcia Hirales in a rematch for WBO junior flyweight title bout. Geles was dropped in the first round as Hirales gained his revenge and the full WBO belt. Hirales climbed to 16-2-1 (9) while Geles fell to 12-2-1 (5).
Hirales, who also owns victories over Jhonreil Casimero, Manuel Vargas, and Omar Soto, returned to SecondsOut’s top ten as the number nine fighter at 108. Geles exited the top ten.
On Sunday, May 1, at Benjamatheputid School in Petchaburi, Thailand, Drian Francisco was upset by Tapparith Singwancha in a twelve round interim WBA super flyweight title bout. Singwancha dropped Francisco in the third round to create the difference in the close unanimous decision by scores of 114-113 twice and an off the mark 117-111. Singwancha improved his dossier to 16-2 (10) while Francisco dropped to 20-1-1 (16).
Singwancha climbs aboard the SecondsOut world rankings at number five. Francisco falls from fourth to sixth. Cesar Seda is pushed from fifth to fourth. Nobou Nashiro is dropped for a lack of progress at 115. His only win in the last two years came against a trial horse opponent at bantamweight.
SecondsOut ranked fighters in action through Sunday, May 8:
On Saturday May 7:
At Jahnsportforum, Neubrandenburg, Germany: Sebastian Sylvester versus Daniel Geale in a twelve round IBF middleweight title bout; Karo Murat versus Otis Griffen in a twelve round light heavyweight bout
At Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka, Japan: Koki Kameda versus Daniel Diaz in a twelve round WBA bantamweight title bout
At MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Manny Pacquiao versus Shane Mosley in a twelve round WBO welterweight title bout; Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. versus Jorge Arce in a twelve round WBO super bantamweight title bout; Kelly Pavlik versus Alfonso Lopez in a ten round super middleweight bout
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