SOLO BOXEO RESULTS: RAMOS GETS A COMEBACK WIN
Rico Ramos W8 Efrain Esquivias... Solo Boxeo came to Studio City, Calif., where ex-WBA 122-pound titleholder Rico Ramos defeated Efrain Esquivias in the main event. The two fighters, who had battled more than once during their amateur careers, had the capacity crowd on their feet. Having lost his world title and his undefeated record this past January, Ramos had all the motivation he needed to take home a majority decision (78-74, 78-74, 76-76). Ramos improves to 21-1 with 11 KOs as Esquivias suffers his first loss becoming 16-1 with 9 KOs.
"He was tough, I knew he was going to be tough," said Ramos. "He came forward at me a lot like I remember from fighting him in amateurs, but we prepared for that and we were ready for him. He went hard to the body, and so I came back with body shots of my own, and I was landing the cleaner shots. It feels great to be back in the win column. I'll be coming back for my belt soon."
John Molina W8 Miguel A. Mungia... John Molina Jr. (24-1, 19 KO's) had to outwork Miguel Angel Munguia (25-24-1) for the duration of their eight-round bout and walked away with a unanimous decision, scoring 80-69 on all three judges scorecards. The lightweight will be fighting Antonio Demarco for the WBC World Championship on September 8 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. beneath Andre Ward and Chad Dawson's World Championship fight.
"It was a great fight," Said Molina. "I got the rust off. It was exactly what I needed to get ready for Demarco. I hope they were watching, because I'm hungry and I'm coming for him."
Malik Scott W6 Alvaro Morales... Fans also enjoyed a heavyweight collision between Philadelphia's undefeated Malik "King" Scott and Alvaro Morales. Scott was the agressor for the entirety of the 6-round bout, and was awarded a unanimous decision victory shutting out his opponent 60-54 on all scorecards. Scott improves his record to 34-0, with 11 KO victories.
Matthew Villanueva W8 Bruno Escalante... The Telefutura broadcast opened up with an eight-round super flyweight bout in which Matthew Villanueva defeated Bruno Escalante by decision.