Omar Figueroa stopped Abner Cotto in the first round of their chief undercard bout to the Saul Alvarez-Austin Trout junior middleweight championship on Saturday in San Antonio. Figueroa dropped his fellow unbeaten lightweight prospect twice before it was stopped.
Unbeaten lightweight prospects Omar Figueroa Jr. and Abner Cotto will square off in the co-featured bout to the Showtime-televised junior middleweight showdown between Saul Alvarez and Austin Trout on April 20 in San Antonio, Texas.
Luis Ramos won his debut on ShoBox: The New Generation with a hard-fought unanimous decision over tough and crafty veteran Reymundo Beltran. Omar Figueroa stopped fellow unbeaten prospect Michael Perez in the co-featured bout.