Alexis Rocha TKO5 Anthony Young ... On Saturday, California's Alexis “Lex” Rocha (23-1,15 KOs) defeated Anthony “Juice” Young (24-3, 8 KOs) with a fifth-round knockout at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino inIndio, CA. It was the seventh time that the welterweight Rocha has fought in 23 months, and his pressure on Young started from the first round and eventually broke the veteran fighter down. The referee stopped the fight at 2:25 in the fifth round. “I knew he was going to come in with the same energy he did when he fought Sadam Ali, and I was ready for that,” said Rocha. “I want the winner of the Spence-Crawford fight, and I am confident with the help of my amazing promoter, Golden Boy and Oscar De La Hoya, we’ll make it happen.”
John Ramirez W10 Fernando Diaz ... Opening the DAZN broadcast of the Golden Boy-promoted show, Los Angeles’ John “Scrappy” Ramirez (12-0, 8 KOs) fought in one of his toughest fights yet against Riverside, CA’s warrior Fernando “Leoncito” Diaz (12-4-1, 4 KOs) in a ten-round super flyweight fight. Ramirez secured a split division victory with judges scoring the fight 96-94 (twice), overruling a similar score in Diaz's favor.