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Lindolfo Delgado cruises past Jair Valtierra, Richard Torrez Jr scores round one KO

Rising junior welterweight contender, Lindolfo Delgado (18-0, 13 KOs) scored a one-sided 10-round unanimous decision victory against Jair Valtierra(16-3, 8 KOs) in the Navarrete-Valdez co-feature Saturday night , 12 August at the Desert DiamondAren, Glendal, Arizona.

Both boxed cautiously and evaded combinations with head movement and footwork. However, Delgado was move active with his output, landing combinations as well as counter hooks to the body.

Delgado remained undefeated with scores of 98-92 and 99-91 2x.

Richard Torrez Jr Tallies First-Round KO

U.S. Olympic silver medalist Richard Torrez Jr (6-0, 6 KOs) needed less than one round to knock out Willie Jake Jr (11-4-2, 3 KOs) in tonight’s televised opener.

Jake lunged forward with wide shots, but Torrez was able to time his counterattack and land a right hook that sent Jake face-first to the canvas.

Jake rose to his feet, but the damage had been done. Torrez swarmed him with heavy shots, and referee Robert Hoyle stopped the contest at 1:22.

Torrez said, “It’s great to be back in the ring after so much time off. There are still things we need to work on, and I know that. We’re going back to the gym tomorrow.

“It’s up to my team to decide when my next fight is. They tell me to jump, and I say, ‘How high?’ I’m just excited to follow the process.”

Lightweight: 

Emiliano Fernando Vargas (6-0, 5 KOs) defeated Jorge Luis Marquez Alvarado (3-6-1, 2 KOs) via second-round TKO.

Alvarado lunged towards Vargas, who responded with left hooks.

After finding his rhythm, Vargas began teeing off on Alvarado, dropping him twice before finishing the bout.

Time of stoppage: 2:17.

Heavyweight:

Southpaw Antonio Mireles (8-0, 7 KOs) scored a hard-earned sixth-round stoppage victory against Dajuan Calloway (7-3, 7 KOs).

After an impressive start from Calloway, Mireles began to take control of the fight with his jab.

In the sixth, a prolonged assault from Mireles forced referee Wes Melton to stop the fight.

Time of stoppage: 1:38.

Middleweight:

In an all-Phoenix battle, Sergio Rodriguez (8-0-1, 7 KOs) blasted out Eduardo Ayala (9-4-1, 3 KOs) via second-round knockout.

Rodriguez landed an overhand right that sent Ayala to the canvas. Ayala rose to his feet on wobbly legs, but a quick flurry from Rodriguez forced the referee to end the contest.

Time of stoppage: 1:02.

Junior Welterweight:

Southern California product Ricardo Ruvalcaba (10-0-1, 9 KOs) defeated Adrian Orban (6-4, 4 KOs) via second-round TKO.

Ruvalcaba dropped Obran with a hook to the body in the first round and dropped him twice with more body shots in the second round to end the fight.

Time of stoppage: 1:11. 

Credit: Top Rank

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