By Damon Gonzalez
Photo By: PRBBP
Puerto Rico – In a hard fought battle for the WBA Fedelatin Super Lightweight title in-front of a sold out crowd at Coliseum Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, PR. Goldenboy Promotions in association with PR Best Boxing Promotions entertained the roaring crowd on Monday Night Fights Live on FoxSports1.
WBA #10 super lightweight Michael “The Artist” Perez (20-1-1, 10 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over Jorge “Koky” Romero (24-8, 21 KOs) on Monday night at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Perez seemed like he could have stepped on the gas and got a stoppage, but he was content to go to the scorecards for the fifth straight time. Scores were 98-92 on all three cards.
2008 Puerto Rican Olympian bantamweight McJoe Arroyo (14-0, 7 KOs) scored a one-sided eight round unanimous decision over former world title challenger David Quijano (15-5-1, 9 KOs). Arroyo had Quijano in serious trouble in round two, but had to go the full distance. Scores were 80-72, 79-73, 79-73.
Unbeaten WBC #3, IBF #11, WBO #13 featherweight Jayson “La Maravilla” Velez (22-0, 16 KOs) scored a second round TKO against Miguel “Mikito” Soto (12-3, 12 KOs). The TKO came at 2:10 after the second time Soto was sent to the canvas. Soto went to the floor one time in the first round also.
Undefeated welterweight John Karl Sosa (10-0, 6 KOs) scored an uneventful six round unanimous decision over Victor “Picu” Perez (3-2, 1 KOs). Scores were 59-55, 58-56, 58-56.
Super Welterweight Prichard “DiggetTime” Colon (9-0, 9 KO’s) engaged in short battle against Javier Garcia from Gurabo,PR. Colon quickly establishes himself early on banging the body of Garcia who created no distance just stood there fighting survival right from early on. Colon finishes off Garcia by TKO in the 3rd round in-front of the exited cheering crowed at Coliseum Ruben Rodriguez.