PROVODNIKOV WINS EARLY ON ESPN2
Ruslan Provodnikov TKO2 Jose Reynoso... Ruslan Provodnikov scored a second-round stoppage over Jose Reynoso in a junior welterweight bout in Corona, California. Reynoso tried to move in round one and showed off his awkward style from his southpaw stance. In round two, Provodnikov started getting to Reynoso with short shots. He caught Reynoso with a huge right to the head that sent Reynoso down for referee Raul Caiz Jr.’s ten count and the bout was over at 1:52 of round two. Provodnikov, from Berezov, Russia, is now 22-1 with 15 KOs. Reynoso, from Riverside, CA is now 16-4-1. “This is a payoff for a long three-month training camp. I spent the first two months with Manny Pacquiao”, said Provodnikov“The priority was to work the body and finish on top. The outcome was because of the work with Manny as he moved a lot and it improved my footwork.”
Christopher Martin TKO6 Roberto Castaneda ... In the co-feature, Christopher Martin (24-2-3) scored two knockdowns on body shots and stopped Roberto Castaneda in round six of their scheduled super bantamweight bout. At the end of round five, Martin landed a right to the body that sent Castaneda (20-2-1) down to his knees for a knockdown. Martin tried to jump on Castaneda in round six. Late in that round, Martin landed a thudding left to the body that sent Castaneda down for a second time. Castaneda was up at the count of nine but the fight was stopped by referee Jerry Cantu at 2:31 of round six.
UNDERCARD... In the televised opener, Aaron Acevedo and Daniel Martinez fought to a majority draw in a four-round junior lightweight bout. Scores were 39-37 for Martinez and two scores of 38-38. Martinez, from San Bernardino, CA is 0-0-1. Acevedo, from Moreno Valley, CA is 1-0-1... Oscar Godoy scored a four-round unanimous decision over Roberto Crespo in a welterweight bout. Godoy, from Watsonville, CA, won by scores of 40-36 (twice) and 39-37 and is now 7-2. Crespo, from Riverside, CA, is now 4-2. source for all results: Banner Promotions & Thompson Boxing