Unbeaten prospect Jose Zepeda dropped Orlando Vazquez a total of four times before the fight was stopped in the second round at a sold-out Oceanview Pavilion in Port Hueneme, California, on Saturday.
Jose Felix stopped game opponent Luis Solis in the third round of a scheduled eight-round bout at the Civic Auditorium in Glendale, California on Saturday. Two-division titleholder scored a fourth-round stoppage of Armando Vasquez on the undercard.
Former unified lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz won another bout against a C-level fighter on Saturday, this time defeating Carlos Cardenas at the Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas. Diaz, now 5-0 in his comeback, won by scores of 99-91, 98-92, and 97-93.
Lightweight prospect Jose Felix Jr. rebounded from his only defeat as a pro, stopping Alejandro Rodriguez in the sixth round before a sold-out crowd at the Civic Auditorium on Saturday night.
Popular New Jersey-based junior middleweight prospect Glen Tapia will headline this Saturday’s Solo Boxeo card against Elco Garcia at Bally’s in Atlantic City. Tapia has won 19-straight bouts but he and his management are in no rush to fight for a title.
Undefeated Russian lightweight contender Denis Shafikov signed a deal with Top Rank, RingTV.com learned on Wednesday. Shafikov will make his U.S. debut on the undercard of an Aug. 17 Solo Boxeo show.
Junior lightweight fringe contender Alejandro Perez stopped tough journeyman Edgar Riovalle in the seventh round of a scheduled 10-round Solo Boxeo main event in Inglewood, Calif., on Saturday. Japanese star Takahiro Ao won his U.S. debut in the co-featured bout.
Northern California-based middleweight Paul Mendez scored a controversial seventh-round stoppage of once-beaten DonYil Livingston in a Telefutura-televised bout from Woodland, Calif. on Saturday.