Javier Fortuna went 12 strong rounds for the first time in three years and his reward was a thorough, though at times erratic, unanimous-decision victory over Bryan Vasquez before 7,372 spectators at Barclays Center Friday night.
Unbeaten junior lightweight contender Javier Fortuna called on his fighting spirit to outwork game Bryan Vasquez over 12 spirited (though sometimes awkward and sloppy) rounds on his way to a unanimous decision on Friday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Fortuna won the WBA “regular” 130-pound title with the SpikeTV-televised victory.
On a card broadcast on Televisa and FOX Deportes, Mexican Junior lightweight Sergio Thompson will face Costa Rica’s Bryan Vasquez on Saturday.
Bouts from the Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley II undercard, including Ray Beltran vs. Arash Usmanee, Jessie Vargas vs. Khabib Allakhverdiev, and Bryan Vasquez vs. Jose Felix Jr.
Jessie Vargas outpointed Khabib Allakhverdiev, winning an unpopular decision by scores of 117-111 and 115-113 (twice) on the Pacquiao-Bradley undercard. Bryan Vasquez outpointed Jose Felix Jr. in the opening bout of the pay-per-view broadcast.
A WBO eliminator between Raymundo Beltran and Roman Martinez will highlight the Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley 2 undercard. The full PPV card was revealed Thursday by Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.