At the Gimnasio TV Azteca, Distrito Federal, in Mexico City, Mexico Friday night over DAZN Matchroom Boxing – Eddie Hearn featured three world title fights. In the Main Event in a rematch for the WBC World Super Flyweight title champion Juan “El Gallo” Francisco Estrada of Sonora, MEX, defeated Carlos “Principe” Cuadas, of Mexico City, MEX, in a war. In the co-feature WBA Super World Flyweight champion Ramon “Chocolatito” Gonzalez and WBC World Flyweight champion Julio “El Rey” Martinez in a non-title bout both won.
In the Main Event WBC World Super Flyweight champion Juan “El Gallo” Francisco Estrada, 41-3 (27), #114 1/2, of Sonora, MEX, in a war stopped former WBC champion now No. 3 ranked Carlos “Principe” Cuadas, 39-4-1 (27), #114 1/2, of Distrito Federal, Mexico City, MEX, at 2:22 of the eleventh round of a scheduled 12.
In the first two rounds both had their moments with Estrada countering and landing more punches. In the third round Cuadas landed a right uppercut and left hook on the chin of Estrada in the final minute for an 8-count. Estrada managed to get through the round. In the fourth round both had solid punches landing with Cuadas having a slight edge with his left hook.
In the fifth round a war broke out! Estrada had an edge at the end of the round. In the sixth round Estrada hurt Cuadas with left hooks followed by solid rights on the chin. In the seventh round Estrada continued with left hooks while Cuada landed rights on the chin. In the eighth round near the final minute a left hook to the body from Estrada had Cuadas hurt. Cuadas managed to come back well.
In the ninth round Estrada continued hurting Cuadas with body shots while Cuadas had flurries at times. In the tenth round Cuadas came back well to take the round.
In the eleventh round in a war Cuadas was cut over the left eye but fought back like a true warrior to land a right on the chin dropping Cuadas twice for an 8-counts. He got up and fought back but Estrada over powered him having him out on his feet until the referee wisely called a halt. After 10 rounds this writer had it 96-93 Estrada.
In the co-feature former four division and current WBA Super World Flyweight champion Ramon “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, 50-2 (41), #114, of Managua, NIC, defeated No. 3 ranked Israel “Jiga” Gonzalez, 25-4 (11), #114, of Los Cabos, Baja, CA Sur, Mexico, over 12 good rounds.
In the first round Israel Gonzalez used good uppercuts and used his reach well. In the second round both had their moments opening up with solid punching. In the third round Ramon Gonzalez landed left uppercuts to the chin of the taller Israel Gonzalez. In the fourth round both had their moments as Ramon Gonzalez controlled until the final minute, with Israel Gonzalez having using good body work. In the fourth round Ramon Gonzalez did well driving Israel around the ring with good body shots.
In the fifth through the seventh rounds Ramon Gonzalez continued a good body attack having him against the ropes. In the eighth round Israel Gonzalez came back in a close round. In the ninth round Israel Gonzalez came back well. In the tenth round Ramon Gonzalez got the edge in a spirited round. In the eleventh round Ramon Gonzalez had Israel against the ropes for the most part.
In the twelfth and final round both had their moments with Ramon Gonzalez finishing like a champion he is.
Scores were 118-110, 116-112 and 117-110 with this writer 17-111.
WBC World Flyweight champion Julio “El Rey” Martinez, 17-1 (13), #111, of Distrito Federal, Mexico City, MEX, stopped late sub (1 week notice) Moises “Taz” Calleros, 33-10-1 (17), #117 ¼, of Monterrey, Nueva, Leon, MEX, at 2:40 of the second round (due to Calleros coming in overweight it was a non-title bout) in a scheduled 12.
In the first round a left hook from Martinez on the chin rocked Calleros a minute into the round. With a minute left in the round a left hook and right to the chin from Martinez hurt Calleros. In the second round Martinez poured on half a dozen punches landing four of them on the chin having Calleros out on his feet against the ropes when referee Cesar Castanon wisely called a halt.
Middleweight southpaw Austin “Ammo” Williams, 6-0 (5), #160, of Houston, TX, stopped Esau Herrera, 19-12-1 (8), #157 1/2, of Distrito Federal, Mexico City, MEX, at 1:36 of the second round of a scheduled 6.
In the first round southpaw Williams dominated. In the second round Williams lost a point hitting Herrera after he turned away. In the third and fourth rounds Williams came back strong. In the fifth round Williams landed a solid left to the chin having Herrera out on his feet when referee Saldana wisely stepped in halting the fight.
Super Middleweight Mexican Diego Pacheco, 10-0 (8), #167 ¾, of South Central Los Angelos, CA, stopped southpaw Juan “El Puma” Antonio Mendez, 12-3-2 (10), #164 ¾, of Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, MEX, at 2:02 of the second round in a scheduled 6.
In the first round the 6:04 Pacheco dominated with his jab against the southpaw Mendez. In the second round Pacheco rocked Mendez with right uppercuts to the chin and body shots before referee Saldana called a halt as Mendez took a knee in no condition to continue.
Super Featherweight Otha Jones lll, 5-0-1 (2), #130, of Toledo, OH, fought to a draw with Keven “El Konan” Montiel Mendoza, 6-0-1 (3), #130, of Mexico, MEX, over 6 solid rounds.
In the first round Jones used his jab while Mendoza’s only solid punch halfway through the round was a left hook to the chin of Jones. In the second round things heated up in the final minute with Mendoza landing a solid combination to the chin and Jones coming back with a right to the chin. In the third round Jones seemed to get the edge. He turned southpaw in the final minute of the round. In the fourth round Jones controlled with his jab until the final ten seconds when Mendoza landed an overhand right on the chin. In the fifth and sixth rounds Mendoza continued coming forward in two close rounds with Jones switching back and forth from orthodox to southpaw.
Scores were 58-56 for each fighter and a 57-57 as did this writer. Rafael Saldana did an excellent job as the referee.