Results from Lemoore, California's Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino
Lemoore, CA (October 2010) - In the night's main event, Bakersfield's Michael Dallas Jr. improved to 16-0-1 with a second-round knockout of Lenin Arroyo of Miami (20-14-1) in a scheduled eight-round welterweight bout. The fight was halted via the three-knockdown rule at the 1:30 mark. In the co-main event, Shawn Estrada, who calls Hanford and East Los Angeles home, was declared the winner of a scheduled four-round super middleweight fight against Nathan Bedwell of Jackson, Tenn., 28 seconds into the first round..
Article posted on 10.10.2010
Bedwell (4-5), whose right knee was heavily taped, crumpled near his own corner after being hit by a left-right combination from Estrada (9-0). Officially, it goes down as a technical knockout, the first win for the 2008 Olympian not via knockout since turning pro, but clearly Estrada wanted more.
Fresno bantamweight Michael Ruiz Jr. continued his rise through the ranks in one of the night's more entertaining bouts, improving to 6-0 with a fourth-round knockout of Frank Gutierrez (2-8-1) of Fontana in a scheduled six-round fight. In a matchup of left-handers, Ruiz got the upper hand in the third round with a flurry of punches, then forced a standing eight count in the fourth.
2008 Olympian Javier Molina (4-0) made quick work of his opponent as well. The Norwalk-based junior middleweight improved to 4-0 with a first-round knockout, his fourth in as many fights, of Marco Arauz of Palmdale (3-7-1). A vicious right sent Arauz to the mad 39 seconds into the scheduled four-rounder.
Kevin Hoskins of Los Angeles (3-0) won the first all-SoCal battle of the night, staggering Rene Torres of Pomona (0-4-1) as the bell sounded in the first round, and finishing him off via knockout :59 seconds into the second round of a scheduled four-round super featherweight bout.
Bantamweight Jonathan Arrellano of Ontario (6-0-1) took a unanimous decision from Abel Gomez of Jalisco, Mexico (3-4) in a four-round bout.
Matt Villanueva of Van Nuys improved to 3-0 when Christian Salgado's corner threw in the towel 28 seconds into the second round of a scheduled four-round super flyweight bout. Salgado (1-2), from Ensenada, Mexico, took a standing eight count in the first round and was knocked down with a hard right early in the second.
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