Rodriguez defended his belt in Texas on a bill featuring three world title fights
The youngest world champion in boxing Jesse Rodriguez succesfully defended his WBC super flyweight title over former two time champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai in San Antonio. Fans were treated to a stacked bill which featured three world title fights.
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Rodriguez etched his name into stardom, as he went toe-to-toe with Rungvisai, and produced a masterclass of a performance. Rodriguez found the breakthrough in round seven, as he caused Rungvisai to touch the canvas after landing a clean left hook. The fight would enter the eighth round but would also end in that round, as he backed Rungvisai back to the ropes and unloaded a brutal flurry of punches prompting the ref to jump in and stop the bout.
The undercard saw Murodjon Akhmadaliev defend his WBA and IBF super-bantamweight world titles, as he would stop Ronny Rios in round 12. The pair traded well and Rios put up a great fight, but a succession of uppercuts in the final round was enough to defend his belt by TKO.
Jessica McCaskill defended her undisputed welterweight titles, following a dominant first two rounds for McCaskill, opponent Alma Ibarra didn't come out for the third round.
Raymond Ford won his local derby with Richard Medina, as Ford produced a composed performance to pick up the victory via a wide unanimous decision. Nikita Ababiy shed some ring rust as he moved to 12-0 following a unanimous decision over Noe Larios Jr.
Finally, bantamweight prospect Jesus Martinez survived a knockdown to pick up the second victory of his pro career over Keven Monroy.