Terrazas blasts Palma; Godoy wins
Rising Mexican junior featherweight star Victor Terrazas (33-2-1, 19 KOs) battered and eventually knocked out overmatched Colombian, Jose Palma (15-6-2, 10 KOs) in the fourth round of their scheduled 12-round contest in Arandas, Jalisco, Mexico.
To his credit, Palma was punching and making a fight of it right up until a straight right hand completely turned out his lights in the fourth round.
On the undercard, former world title challenger Christian Esquivel (25-3, 18 KOs) won the vacant NABF bantamweight title via unanimous decision over fellow Mexican Jesus Ruiz (28-5-4, 21 KOs) by scores of: 116-111, 116-111, and 116-112.
— In an all-Argentine middleweight clash, Billi Facundo Godoy (25-0, 13 KOs) scored a unanimous decision over former lineal welterweight champ Carlos Baldomir (48-14-6, 14 KOs). The judges’ scorecards read: 99-91, 97-93, and 98-93 in Neuquen, Argentina.
— Former interim world titlist and hometown favorite Alex Arthur (31-3, 21 KOs) scored an eight-round points decision over hopelessly overmatched Michael Frontin (3-13-1) in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Also, middleweight Craig McEwan (20-2, 10 KOs) took a comfortable eight-round points decision over club fighter Paul Morby (6-13-1)
— Junior featherweight contender Drian Francisco (22-1-1, 17 KOs), stopped Thai journeyman Pichitchai Twins Gym (22-16, 15 KOs) at the :33 mark of the first round in Sablayan, Mindoro Occidental, Philippines.
— Former world title challenger Edner Cherry (30-6-2, 16 KOs) scored a majority 10-round decision over club fighter Juan Carlos Martinez (19-14-1, 7 KOs) in a junior welterweight bout in Cicero, Illinois.