By Armando Cabrera
(Results from Hawaiian Gardens, California / February 15, 2014)
In the Main Event of a scheduled 10 rounds lightweight bout, Diego Magdaleno knocked out Jorge Pazos in the fourth round.
Magdaleno [25-1, 10 KO’s] of Las Vegas, NV had a good night against Pazos [14-7-1, 8 KO’s] of Mexico. Diego demonstrated good defense as Pazos become the aggressor in the second round but ultimately Diego was able to counterpunch his way out. Next round Pazos wasn’t giving Diego any slack he was fighting a fight when a furies of punches thrown by Diego stunned Pazos and down he went. Pazos did managed to get up after what it appear he would stay down, also the referee made sure he was okay before continuing the fight. The fourth round Diego follow up with pressure and Pazos goes down by a shot to the body and take a knee as the referee count him out.
Another Magdaleno fought in the undercard, Jessie Magdaleno the younger brother of Diego with an undefeated record kept his winning record intact.
Jessie [18-0, 14 KO’s] of Las Vegas, NV. remain undefeated after winning by technical knocked out of Roberto Castaneda in the fifth round. Castaneda [20-6-1, 15 KO’s] of Mexico. Being the taller man came out trying to out maneuver Jessie, being the smaller guy. The small Magdaleno surprised Castaneda knocking him out twice in the second round with one, two, three combination shots. Castaneda kept exchanging shots with Jaime but Jaime was landing harder punches that Castaneda went down again in the fifth round and referee halt the bout. The bout was scheduled for 8 rounds in the super bantamweight division.
Brazilian Esquiva Falcao won his pro-debut impressive technical knocked out against Joshua Robertson who you might say has an even record of [5-5, 1 KO’s]. Falcao, a 2012 Brazilian Silver Medalist came in the ring with bright green color of his gloves, rope and trunk representing his country of Brazil. And, bright he was too… as he boxed with maturity that Robert had a hard time hitting him. Roberts landed his work of punches but started to keep his hands down in the fourth round when Falcao went for the assault punishing Robert to where he couldn’t respond back to Falcao’s punches then referee step in to stop the fight.
Falcao wins a fourth round technical knocked out of a scheduled 6 rounds super middleweight bout.
Top Prospect Saul “Dinamita” Rodriquez [12-0-1, 9 KO’s] of Riverside, Ca. easily took care of business by knocking out Jose Yniquez [7-17-1, 1 KO’s] in the first round and then in the second round for good with a left hook shot. Rodriquez remains undefeated and wins a second round knocked out of a six rounds in the featherweight bout. Gary Salazar [2-0, 2 KO’s] of Fresno, CA. may not even broken out a sweat when he knocked out Carlos Gonzalez [1-5-0-1,] of Bell, CA. in the first round with a left hook. The bout was scheduled for a 4 rounds lightweight bout.
Adam Fiel [2-0. 1 KO’s] of Vacaville, CA. goes for two as he wins a unanimous decision against Luis Pelayo who made his pro-debut. Pelayo looked nervous and inexperienced with an unpleasant look on his face, especially after a right hand by Field dropped him in the first round. Pelayo demonstrated a strong right hand and Fiel felt it almost every time he tried to get inside. Fiel clearly was out smoking Pelayo leaving him with a bloody nose in the end of fight. The three judges scored it [38-37] [39-36] [40-35] a unanimous decision for Adam Fiel. I scored it [36-39] for Adam Fiel. The Boxing Celebrities present were two time Ukrainian Olympian God medalist Vasyl Lomachenko, two time Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez, former champion Alejandro “Cobrita” Gonzales, super flyweight contender Giovanni Segura and former champion Carlos “Famosito” Hernandez.
The fights were promoted by Top Rank Promotion and sponsorships were Tecate beers, Univision Deportes.