25.08.07 - WBO strawweight champion Ivan Calderon (29-0, 6 KOs) won a split decision tonight over WBO junior flyweight boxing champion Hugo Cazares (25-4-1, 19 KOs) at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Calderon, 32, fighting for the first time at junior flyweight, dominated the early going with his quickness and defensive skills.
Article posted on 26.08.2007
Cazares, however, caught up to him in the 8th round and knocked him down. Calderon recovered well and held off Cazares for the rest of the bout. The final judges' scores were 115-112, 115-112, 111-116, awarding Calderon with the decision.
(12 Rds WBO World Championship – 108lbs)
IVAN CALDERÓN – VS. HUGO CÁZARES –
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (28-0, 6KO's) Los Mochis SI, MX (25-3-1, 19KO's)
Calderón won by split decision José R. Torres 116-112 para Cázares; Rubén García 115-112 Calderón y Valerie Dorsett 115-112 Calderón.
(12Rds WBO NABO y Intercontinental 130lbs)
ROMÁN MARTÍNEZ – VS. DANIEL JIMÉNEZ –
Vega Baja, Puerto Rico (16-0-1, 10KO's) El Seibo, R.Dominicana (17-1-1, 10KO's)
Martínez won by TKO 1:01 del 12 round.
(10 Rds – 126lbs)
MARCOS JIMÉNEZ – VS. EDEL RUIZ –
República Dominicana (10-0, 6KO's) Los Mochis SI, MX (28-17-4,19KO's)
Ruiz won by TKO 2:51 5th round.
(4 Rds – 122lbs)
WILFREDO VÁZQUEZ JR.- VS. ANTHONY CHACÓN –
Bayamón, Puerto Rico (6-0, 5KO's) Vega Alta, P.R. (2-3-1, 2 KO's))
Vázquez won by KO 2:46 1st round.
(8 Rds – 122lbs)
JONNATHAN OQUENDO – VS. PEDRO RINCÓN –
Vega Alta, Puerto Rico (12-1, 7KO's) Cartagena, Colombia (30-12-2, 26KO's)
Oquendo won by TKO 1:26 1st round.
(6 Rds – 118lbs)
JESÚS ROJAS – VS. BALADAN TREVIZO –
Caguas, Puerto Rico (9-0, 7KO's) HOMETOWN (5-14-6, 1KO)
Rojas won by TKO 1:32 fourth round.
(4 Rds – 130lbs)
MAX RIVERA – VS. CARLOS ZAPATA–
Caguas, Puerto Rico (4-0, 3KO's) Bayamón, Puerto Rico (1-2, 1KO's)
Rivera won by unanimous decision 39-35 all three judges.
(4 Rds – 118lbs)
ALCIDES SANTIAGO – VS. JUAN G. CRUZ–
Arecibo, Puerto Rico (2-1, 2KO's) Caguas, Puerto Rico (4-1, 1KO's)
Cruz won by split decision.
(4 Rds – 130lbs)
EMMANUEL ORTIZ – VS. CÉSAR TORRES–
San Juan, Puerto Rico (2-0, 2KO's) Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (0-1)
Ortiz won by TKO 1:25 second round.
(4 Rds – 135lbs)
GIOVANNI SANTIAGO – VS. JUSTIN HERNÁNDEZ–
Dorado, Puerto Rico (1-0) Puerto Rico (0-2)
Santiago won majority decisión 39-37, 38-38, 40-36.