Regis Prograis battled Jose Zepeda in Carson, California on Saturday night, with the vacant WBC world Super Lightweight title up for grabs.
JOSE ZEPEDA (139.4lb.) vs. REGIS PROGRAIS (139lb.)
In an exciting fight for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight title, Regis Prograis stopped a very game Jose Zepeda in Round 11.
YOKASTA VALLE (107.4) vs. EVELYN BERMUDEZ (106)
In the co-main event of the evening, Yokasta “Yoka” Valle (27-2, 9 KOs) successfully moved up in weight to hand the champion Evelin Bermudez (17-1-1 6KOs) her first professional loss. With the win, Valle is now a two-weight world champion.
The bout was all action from the opening bell with both women fighting in the pocket, but it was the pressure and hand speed of Valle that one most exchanges.
Bermudez found success in straight punches but was unanble to match the constant pressure from Valle. The bout went the distance with two judges giving Valle the nod and the third ruling the bout a draw giving Valle the majority decision win.
BAKHODIR JALOLOV (247.6) vs. CURTIS HARPER (260)
Heavyweight Bakhodir Jalolov (11-0, 10 KOs) dominated journeyman Curtis Harper (14-9, 8 KOs) for three rounds, dropping him twice before scoring a blistering knockout in the fourth. The victory gives Jalolov his 12th knockout in as many fights.
CHARLES CONWELL (153.8) vs. JUAN CARLOS ABREU (154)
Charles Conwell (18-0 13 KOs) and veteran Juan Carlos Abreu (25-6-1, 23 KOs). Both fighters traded at close range, picking and placing their shots beautifully back and forth. Conwell suffered a deep gash above the eye early on, while Abreu continued walking Conwell down and trading on the inside.
Conwell began getting the better of it coming down the stretch despite his impaired vision hurting Abreu with snapping overhand and short left hooks whenever he was up close. The final round saw both trade to the final bell knowing the fight could be in the balance but it appeared the snap was all but gone from the punches of Abreu as Coldwell continued to pour it on with the same intensity, as the bout went to the scorecards where the judges had it for Conwell on two cards, while the third had the bout a draw, giving Conwell the majority decision victory.
FERNANDO VARGAS JR. (150) vs. ALEJANDRO MARTINEZ (151.2)
In the opening bout of the PPV card, Fernando Vargas Jr. (7-0 7 KOs) took the win against his overmatched opponent Alejandro Martinez (3-3-1, 2 KOs). Vargas started cautiously working the jab and controlling his range touching up Martinez with the jab down low and check hook up top.
Martinez appeared outsized and outgunned from the opening bell and smelling blood in the water Vargas pounced on Martinez in the second coming forward with no respect for his opponent attacking in combination and dropping him with a big right hand,
Martinez rose visibly hurt and Vargas followed up with another right hand and a short precise uppercut that sent Martinez down for the final time.
NATHAN RODRIGUEZ (123.4) vs. JERSON ORTIZ (123.8)
Nathan “El Morentito” Rodriguez (10-0, 7 KOs) of Pico Rivera, CA was dragged into a firefight with the tough as nails Jerson Ortiz (17-6 8 KOs)of Managua Nicaragua by unanimous decision. Rodriguez commanded the mid distance behind his jab and right hand but faced big counters in between exchanges from his opponent who took everything Rodriguez threw at him.
Ortiz pushed the action unloading big power punches as he pushed Rodriguez to the ropes and swarmed from up close. The fight continued at this pace until the end with the bout going the eight round distance where Rodriguez was declared the winner by unanimous decision.
RUBEN TORRES (136.2) vs. EDUARDO ESTELA (136)
The lanky Ruben Torres (19-1, 16 KOs) of Santa Monica, CA collided with his upset-minded opponent, the stocky slugger Eduardo Estela (14-1, 9 KOs) in an eight-round Lightweight bout.
Estela came out swinging in the first immediately pushing Torres to the ropes unloading with big power shots almost bringing Torres to a knee. Torres took the mandatory count and weathered the storm through the fifth finding his range behind his pivots and footwork landing the double jab and check hook while Estela continued to march forward landing big with the looping overhand right along the ropes.
The blistering back-and-forth action continued through the eighth round (albeit with Estela seemingly closing stronger) sending the bout to the judges, who had the bout 78-73 for Estela, 76-75 Torres and 76-75 for Estela, giving Estela the split-decision win.
AMADO VARGAS (125.8) vs. OSMAR OLMOS HERNANDEZ (142.4)
In a tougher-than-advertised brawl the middle son of hall of famer Fernando Vargas, Amado “El Malvado” Vargas (5-0, 2 KOs) faced a stiff test in defeating his opponent Oscar Olmos Hernandez (1-2) of Santa Clarita, CA by unanimous decision.
Olmos pressed and returned fire every chance he got often catching Vargas with flush hooks in exchanges. Vargas proved the more effective fighter landing the cleaner punches but not without walking through the firepower of Olmos who did not cone to lie down quietly.
ERIC PRIEST (160) vs. LUIS ALBERTO VERA (159.8)
In the second bout Eric Priest (9-0, 7 KOs) wasted no time scoring a big first round ko against his opponent Luis Alberto Vera (11-22-2, 1 KO).
Priest hurt Vera early on and refused to let him off the hook scoring three knockdowns before the bout was called off giving Priest the KO win.
JACOB MACALOLOOY (146.8) vs. TERRANCE JARMON (144)
In opening undercard action, Jacob Macalolooy (4-0, 3 KOs) pounced on his opponent Terrance Jamon (3-2, 1 KO) from the opening bell bringing constant pressure in power shots never allowing Jarmon into the fight until the end came in the second round.
Jarmon was dropped to a knee after a barrage from Macalolooy that convinced the referee to waive of the bout giving Macalolooy the TKO win.
ALEJANDRO REYES (142.6) vs. DANIEL PERALES (142.4)
AUSTIN BROOKS (129) vs. JESUS ROMAN (129.6)
MARIO RAMOS (151.6) vs. GERONIMO SACCO (150)