At the Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg, Texas, Saturday night on Premier Boxing Champions interim WBA World super bantamweight champion Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa of Weslaco, Texas easily stopped Javier “Chispita” Nicolas Chacon of Mendoza, Argentina, over Fox Sports 1.
In the Main Event interim WBA World Super Bantamweight champion Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa, 20-0 (15), #122, of Weslaco, TX, easily knocked out Javier “Chispita” Nicolas Chacon, 29-5-1 (9), #122, of Las Heras, Mendoza, ARG, at 2:00 of the fourth round.
In the first round with little action at the halfway point of the round Figueroa turned southpaw landing numerous body shots with his left hook. In the second round Figueroa came out orthodox and turned southpaw after ten seconds. Chacon was in a hands high crouch not throwing a punch until a minute left in the round while Figueroa turned back to orthodox.
In the third round Figueroa came out southpaw again. He landed left uppercuts to the body of Chacon without a stop. In the fourth round a flurry of punches from Figueroa to the body and down went Chacon for the count of referee Rafael Ramos.
“I want to thank my fans,” said Figueroa.
In the co-main event IBO World Super Bantamweight champion Stephen “Cool boy Steph” Fulton, 17-0 (8), #124, of Philadelphia, PA, in a non-title bout knocked out southpaw Isaac “Canalito” Avelar, 16-1 (10), #123 3/4, of Augascalientes, MEX, at 1:26 of the sixth round of a scheduled 10.
In the first round Fulton showed quicker hands and feet than Avelar. It was a good close round. In the second round Avelar landed half a dozen unanswered punches. He seemed to have Fulton on the defense the rest of the round.
In the third round Fulton took over landing every punch he threw while Avelar didn’t seem to land one in a flawless round for Fulton. In the fourth round little action with Avelar having the better of the two. In the fifth round Fulton dominated the round landing right lead after right lead to the chin of Avelar while moving around the ring.
In the sixth round a wicked left to the ribs from Fulton to the body dropped Avelar for the full count of referee Tony Garcia.
“First I would like Al Haymon and my team along with my opponent for putting up a good fight,” said Fulton.
Super Featherweight Jaime “Jaimito – Little James” Arboleda, 15-1 (13), #130, of Curundu, PAN, stopped Victor Betancourt, 26-2 (13), #130, of Mexicali, Baja, CA, MX, at 2:52 in the first round.
In the first round a right uppercut to the mid-section from Arboleda and down went Betancourt. Arboleda jumped on him landing a left hook and down went Betancourt again causing the referee Tony Garcia to halt the bout.
Super Lightweight Omar Juarez 5-0 (3), of Brownsville TX, stopped Gino De La Paz, 2-3-1 (1), of McLellan, TX, at 1:40 of the first round.
In the first round Juarez landed a flurry of punches ending it with a right cross on the chin of De La Paz for the count.
“First I want to thank God, and my father and the students and fans along with Al Haymon in my hometown of Brownsville, TX,” said Juarez.