By Ken Hissner: On the Fantasy Springs On line casino, Indio, California, Thursday over DAZN promoter Oscar De La Hoya introduced within the Important Occasion beforehand unbeaten Manny Flores, who was upset by the stronger Walter Santibanes. Within the co-feature, former Featherweight world champion Jelena Mrdjenovich gained an unpopular majority resolution over Calista “Cali” Silgado over 10×2 rounds.
Within the Important Occasion, southpaw Manny Flores, 15-1 (11), #119 ½, of Coachella, CA, misplaced by a lopsided resolution to southpaw Walter Santibanes, 12-2-1nc (2), #118 ¾, of Phoenix, AZ, over ten rounds.
Within the action-packed first two rounds, it was shut, with Santibanes ending the stronger of the 2 in each rounds. Within the third and fourth rounds, a number of occasions Santibanes landed half a dozen unanswered punches switching from southpaw to orthodox.
Within the fifth spherical, Santibanes, who misplaced six years whereas imprisoned, fought like a person possessed, ending touchdown after the bell and getting a warning from Referee Jack Reiss. Within the sixth spherical, Santibanes rocked Flores with a minute remaining with a proper hook to the chin remaining in management with energy punches.
Within the seventh spherical Flores once more was staggered by a flurry of half a dozen punches midway by by the stronger Santibanes. Within the eighth spherical, Santibanes continued to tough up the native favourite.
Within the ninth spherical, Santibanes continued pitching a shutout hurting Flores with a minute remaining with half a dozen unanswered punches. Within the tenth and last spherical Flores turned the aggressor, figuring out he might have a knockout to win in an in depth spherical, and perhaps the primary, he might have had an edge.
Scores have been 100-90 and 99-91 twice, as did KH.
Within the co-feature, former Feather World champ Jelena Mrdjenovich, 42-12-2 (19), #125 ½, of Crimson River, CAN, gained an unpopular majority resolution over upset-minded Calista “Cali” Silgado, 21-17-4 (16), #122 ¾, of Santiago de Tolu, COL, over 10×2 shut rounds.
Within the first spherical, wild-swinging Silgado made a combat of it whereas Mrdenovich countered nicely, with Silgado touchdown a punch after the bell. Within the second spherical, Mrdenovich was extra aggressive, taking the spherical and was the one hitting after the bell. Within the third spherical, Silgado rocked Mrdenovich within the last minute with a left hook on the chin.
Within the fifth spherical, Mrdenovich continued utilizing her jab whereas Silgado swung wild overhand rights touchdown one close to the top of the spherical. Within the sixth spherical, Mrdenovich began utilizing her rights to even issues up. Within the eighth spherical’s last seconds, Silgado rocked Mrdenovich with a left hook on the chin.
Within the ninth spherical, Silgado got here on searching for a knockout, swinging wildly with Mrdenovich jabbing and grabbing. Within the tenth and last spherical, Mrdenovich was warned by Referee Jerry Cantu for holding. A conflict of heads within the last minute brought on a small reduce on the brow of Mrdenovich. Silgado did nicely sufficient to take the spherical and earn a draw in opposition to the 40-year-old former champ.
Scores have been 95-95, 97-93, and 96-94 Mrdenovich with 95-95 KH.
21-year-old Tremendous Feather “June Bug” Daniel Garcia, 6-0 (5), #130 ½ of Westminster, CA, stopped “Duro” Luis Could, 22-17-1 (8), #130 ¾, of Cancun, Quintana Roo, MEX, at 1:13 of the primary spherical of a scheduled 6.
Within the first spherical, a double left hook to the physique from Garcia and down went Could for the rely from Referee Ray Armendariz.
18-year-old Tremendous Bantam southpaw Gael “El Terrorista” Cabrera, 1-0 (1), #126 ¾, of Sonora, MEX, impressed in stopping overmatched southpaw Ulises Rosales, 0-7 (0), #129 ½, of Tijuana, Baja California, MEX, at 1:29 of the primary spherical of a scheduled 4.
Within the first spherical, the taller Cabrera, who was 201-9 within the amateurs, a minute into the spherical landed a left to the physique for a delayed knockdown as Rosales went again a number of steps after being hit and dropped to the canvas on his knees for an 8-count from Referee Jerry Cantu. Seconds later, one other left to the physique from Cabrera, and down went Rosales face first to his knees forcing Cantu to wave it off with no rely.
Tremendous Feather Patricio “Cacahuate” Manuel, 3-0 (0), #130 ½, of L.A., CA, defeated late sub Alexander Gutierrez, 0-2 (0), #129, of Lake Elsinore, CA, over 4 rounds.
Within the first spherical, Manuel was the aggressor and had a slight edge. Within the second and third rounds, Gutierrez countered nicely along with his proper after being hit by Manuel, who him general in two shut rounds. Within the fourth and last spherical midway level, a conflict of heads brought on a nasty reduce on Manuel’s left eyebrow, however he got here again robust sufficient to take the spherical. The referee was Jack Reiss.
All choose’s scores have been 40-36, as was KH.
Ring Announcer Joe Martinez