THE BOXINGTALK SCOREBOARD
Late results from this weekend
Edgar Sosa W12 Giovani Segura... In Mexico over the weekend, Edgar Sosa (49-7) defeated Giovani Segura by unanimous decision in a WBC flyweight eliminator. Offical scores were 115-112, 114-113 and 116-112 for Sosa, who reigned as the WBC 108-pound champion from 2007-2009. The win earns Sosa a go at Japan's Akira Yaegashi, the reigning WBA champion. Segura, who twice beat Ivan Calderon in world championship fights at 108 pounds before vacating that division, drops to 29-3-1. source: wbc
Guy Robb W6 John Herrera... On Friday, featherweight Guy Robb (11-1, 4 KOs) marched forward with a unanimous decision victory against John Herrera (4-7-1, 2 KOs) at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix, Arizona. From the opening round, Robb controlled the action with pressure while throwing a lot of punches. Herrera was durable but never showed he could hurt Robb with any of his punches. The scorecards read 60-54 across the board. source: boxing360 press release
Taras Shelestyuk TKO2 Mario Angeles ... In Ontario, California on Friday, 2012 Olympic bronze medal winner Taras Shelestyuk scored his third stoppage victory in as many fights when he took out Mario Angeles (1-4-1) of Mexico.
The Ukrainian Shelestyuk sent Angeles down two times in the second round and finished him off with a barrage of punches that forced referee Raul Caiz to stop the bout at 2:04 of round two.
Shelestyuk is promoted by Banner Promotions & Thompson Boxing. source: banner promotions press release
Dusty Hernandez-Harrison TKO5 Eddie Soto... At the University of District of Columbia Sports Complex over the weekend, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (15-0, 9 KO) scored a fifth-round stoppage of welterweight Eddie Soto. [Soto is 12-7 but has lost seven in a row]. In round two Hernandez-Harrison scored a knockdown with an overhand right. Over the next three rounds Hernandez-Harrison patiently picked his spots and broke his opponent down before landing a right hand that ultimately ended the bout in the fifth round. Hernandez-Harrison will return to action June 29th at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. source: all-in entertainment press release