At the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, CA, Saturday, Sampson Boxing – Sampson Lewkowicz, TGB Promotions – Tom Brown, over Fox Sports 1 presented in the Main Event former WBA Super Featherweight champion Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna, of DR stopped Antonio Lozada, Jr., of Baja CA, Mexico, in 6 rounds.
In the Main Event former WBA Super Feather champion Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna, 36-2-1 (25), #135 1/2, of LaRomana, DR, stopped Antonio Lozada, Jr., 40-5-1 (34), #134 ¼, of Playas de Rosarito, Baja CA, MEX, at 2:34 of the sixth round of a scheduled 10 rounds.
In the first round the southpaw Fortuna landed a flurry of punches hurting the taller Lozada before dropping him with a left on the chin for an 8-count from referee Gerald White. Fortuna was cut on the right eyebrow before the round was over. In the second through the fifth rounds Fortuna continued out landing Lozado and too quick afoot. In the sixth round a flurry of punches ending with a hard left from Fortuna hurt Lozado who was out on his feet when referee White wisely called a halt.
In the co-feature Jose Luis “Relampago” Gallegos, 19-10 (14), #136 1/2, of Bakersfield, CA, lost to southpaw Austin “The Fighting Pride of 615” Dulay, 14-2 (10), #137 ¾, of Nashville, TN, over 10 action rounds.
In the first four rounds it was all Dulay outworking Gallegos. In the sixth round after a clash of heads referee Thomas Taylor gave Dulay a minute breather. Dulay stormed back landing numerous unanswered punches from Gallegos.
From the seventh through the ninth round Dulay stayed one step ahead of a tough Gallegos countering well. In the tenth and final round after another clash of heads both fighters finished strong with Dulay rocking Gallegos with a lead left to the chin in the final minute of the fight.
Scores were 100-90 twice and 99-91 with this writer 100-90.
Super Lightweight 18 year-old prospect Fernando Molina, 3-0 (2), #137 ¾, Guadalajara, MEX, easily defeated Jose Zaragoza, 5-3-1 (2), #138 ¼, of MEX and Sedalia, MO, over 6 rounds.
In the first round Molina was too quick for the oncoming Zragoza in a close round. In the second round halfway through the round a right uppercut from Molina on the chin of Zaragoza caused his gloves to touch the canvas for an 8-count. In the third through the fifth rounds Molina continued using his hand speed to have Zaragoza on the defense. In the sixth and final round Molina continued to impress boxing well winning another round and a shutout.
Scores were 60-53 as did this writer.