Report: Damon “Latinbox” Gonzalez
Photo credits: Mikey Williams/TopRank
Las Vegas, NV – Junior Welterweight José “Sniper” Pedraza (28-3, 13 KO) from Cirda, PR. scores a ten round unanimous decision victory over Javier Molina (22-3, 9 KO) from Norwalk, CA. In the main event at the Top Rank “Fight Bubble”
Pedraza kept the momentum going in the contest staying ahead of Molina who held his own in the fight.
Pedraza beating Molina to the punch stayed in the pocket and traded shots with Pedraza.
Pedraza impressively kept pressing placing his punches correctly in route the the decision.
Judges official scores (99-91 and 98-92 2x).
In the co-main event tonight inside the bubble Heavyweight Efe Ajagba (14-0, 11 KO) from Ughelli, Nigeria scores a ten round unanimous decision victory over Jonnie Rice (13-6-1, 9 KO) from Los Angeles, CA.
Ajagba in his Top Rank debut fight used his long arms and fights on the outside giving Rice lots of problems.
Ajagba definitely controlling the fight but hands are not disciplined hands are down after he punches.
Judges official scores 98-92, 99-91 (2x).
Featherweight Robeisy Ramírez (5-1, 3 KO) from Cienfuego, Cuba scores a eight round unanimous decision victory over Félix Caraballo (13-3-2, 9 KO) from Mayaguez, PR.
Ramirez gradually kept the pressure on Caraballo who never came up with an answer in the contest to beat Ramirez.
Ramirez places his punches correctly in the later rounds Caraballo continues to walk straight in getting caught with hard shots.
Judges official scores after eight rounds 79-73, 80-72 (2x).
Jr. Middleweight Leo Ruiz (8-0, 5 KO) from San Bernardino, CA. scores a six round unanimous decision victory over Rodrigo Solis (4-5-1, 2 KO) from Cancun, Mexico.
Ruiz very much so beating Solis to the punch, Solis fighting hard but continues to get tagged by the right hand of Ruiz.
Ruiz showing great power with hard shots working in the inside as we go to the judges scorecards 58-54, 59-53(2x).
Super Middleweight Christian Montano (10-0, 7 KO) from Houston, TX. scores a six round unanimous decision win over very tough Ryan Adams St. Louis, MO.
Adams giving up his height getting caught early on by hard shots from Montano.
Adams making the adjustments using good strategy fighting at better range.
Montano walking into counters as Adams looking to set traps steps with Montano and punches with him.
Montano showing sheer toughness keeps the pressure right back on Adams in this back and forth affair.
Judges official scores 58-56, 60-54(2x).
Lightweight Bryan Lua (6-0, 3 KO) from Madera, CA. destroys Luis Norambuena (4-7-1) from Talca, Chili making him fight applying a lot of pressure early on Luna sets him up with a hard combination of punches ending Norambuena night with a hard left hook that drops him to the canvas at the official time 2:27 seconds of round two by KO victory.
Welterweight Jahi Tucker (1-0, 1 KO) from Deer Park, N.Y. making his Top Rank professional debut starting off with a bang by jumping on Deandre Anderson (1-2) from Birmingham, AL. crushing him with hard blows fighting with good distance ending Anderson’s night at the official time 2:56 seconds of the opening round by way of TKO victory for Tucker.
Welterweight Kasir Goldston (1-0) from Albany,N.Y. wins his long awaited professional debut by scoring a four round unanimous decision victory over Isaiah Varnell (3-3, 2 KO) from Kenosha, WI.
The newly signed Top Rank fighter Goldston gets behind the jab jumps in lands multiple combinations making Varnell fight.
Varnell a bit behind with his attack making mistakes in fundamentals in close making himself a target as Goldston continues to score.
Judges official scores 40-36, 39-37 (2x) for Goldston.
Jose Pedraza vs. Javier Molina
Live on ESPN+
from the MGM Grand Conference Center – Grand Ballroom (Las Vegas)
Photo credits: Mikey Williams @toprank
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