LOS ANGELES, CA (July 9, 2021) – Mexican warrior Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (42-0, 28 KOs) scored a fourth-round knockout win in his Golden Boy against Cuban challenger Sullivan Barrera (22-4 , 14 KOs). Debut at Banc of California Stadium in a spectacular fight broadcast live on DAZN. Zurdo ended the matter at 1:38 am of the above round.
“I think my performance is great,” said Zurdo Ramirez. “I trained for the body shot. And I think it was beautiful. At 175 pounds everyone saw a better Zurdo Ramirez. This is my department. I will take the souls of all champions in the 175 pound division. “
Joseph Diaz Jr. (32-1-1, 15 KOs) from South El Monte, California won the WBC Interim Lightweight World Championship by defeating Dominican ex-two-division world champion Javier Fortuna (36-3-1, 25 KOs) unanimously defeated decision in the co-main event.
“Javier Fortuna was a warrior,” said Joseph Diaz Jr. “I thought I’d easily get body shots, but he’s a skilled defensive fighter. He is very talented. I wish him all the best and hope he continues. When I saw the cut, I was hoping it wasn’t as bad as fighting Tevin Farmer. It wasn’t, so from then on I just dictated the pace. I can fight all the big names, Ryan Garcia or Tevin Farmer. “
Seniesa Estrada (21-0, 8 KOs) of East Los Angeles, California won the WBO world light flyweight title by a 10-round unanimous win over Japanese warrior Tenkai Tsunami (28-13-1, 16 KOs).
William Zepeda (23-0, 21 KOs) of San Mateo Atenco scored an extra win over Hector Tanajara (19-1, 5 KOs) of San Antonio, Texas in a scheduled 10-round lightweight fight. Zepeda punished Tanajara for several rounds, forcing Tanajara’s corner to end the fight after the sixth round.
Naoko Fujioka (19-2-1, 7 KOs) of Tokyo, Japan defended her WBA flyweight championship by taking a 10-round majority win over Mexican challenger Sulem Urbina (12-2, 2 KOs). One judge scored a tie of 95-95, which was surpassed by 99-91 and 96-94.
Lamont Roach Jr. (21-1-1, 8 KOs) of Washington, DC scored a second-round knockout win in the second round against Daniel Rosas (21-4-1, 13 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico in a planned 10-round super featherweight battle.
Armenian challenger Azat Hovhannisyan (20-3, 16 KOs) scored a unanimous 10-round win over Jose Gonzalez (23-9-1, 13 KOs) from Guadalajara, Mexico. Hovhannisyan won 100-90, 99-91 and 99-91.
Mihai Nistor (3-0, 3 KOs) from Bucharest, Romania, scored a round of 16 victory against Colby Madison (9-3-2.6 KOs) from Baltimore, Maryland in an eight-round heavyweight fight.
Starling Castillo (15-0, 12 KOs) from San Cristobal, Dominican Republic, scored a knockout win in the second round against
Miguel Contreras (11-0, 6 KOs) from Bakersfield, California in a scheduled eight-round super lightweight fight. Gregory Morales (13-0, 8 KOs) of San Antonio, Texas scored a unanimous win over Rodrigo Guerrero (26-12-2, 16 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico in an eight-round featherweight bout. Morales won with 59-55 points.
Miguel Gaona (1-0) made his professional debut by defeating Gilberto Aguilar (0-2) of Mexico City, Mexico, by unanimous decision in four rounds of lightweight action. Gaona won by three scores of 39-37. Zurdo vs. Barrera was a 12-round special light heavyweight attraction presented by Golden Boy in collaboration with Zurdo Promotions.
Diaz Jr. vs. Fortuna was a 12-round bout for the vacant WBC Interim Lightweight Championship presented by Golden Boy in association with Sampson Boxing. The event was sponsored by Hennessy “Never Stop. Never Settle ”and“ BetOnline – your experts for online sports betting ”. The fight took place on Friday, July 9th, at the Banc of California Stadium in downtown Los Angeles and was broadcast live on DAZN.