Fernando Vargas Jr., the kid of two-time previous world junior middleweight champ Fernando Vargas, is revealing pledge as an increasing possibility. On Saturday night, he was triumphant in the Derby Room at the Fairplex in Pomona, California, making a knockout win over Geronimo Sacco of Argentina. The 26-year-old Vargas, from Las Vegas, Nevada, is now 8-0 with 8 knockouts.
The southpaw dropped Sacco two times in the bout, the very first time in the opening round and the 2nd time in the 2nd. Referee Jerry Cantu called the fight off at 54 seconds. Vargas is promoted by Marv Rodriguez, while his more youthful sibling Amado is likewise represented by Rodriguez and his youngest sibling Emiliano is promoted by Top Rank. Sacco’s record now stands at 10-7-1, with 2 knockouts.
Oleksandr Gvozdyk likewise went back to the ring after a nearly two-and-a-half-year hiatus, handling late-sub Josue Obando and making a unanimous choice triumph. All 3 judges scored the bout 60-54 in favor of Gvozdyk, who enhances to 18-1 with 14 knockouts. The Ukraine-born fighter, who now lives in Oxnard, California, was rusty in the opening bell, however had the ability to discover his rhythm and let his hands choose more conviction, tossing and landing numerous punch mixes. Obando had the ability to make it through up until the last bell, however Gvozdyk remained in control throughout the bout. Obando’s record drops to 20-35-2, with 15 knockouts.
Also on the card, Jerry Bradford of Tarzana, California enhanced to 9-1, 5 KOs, beating Toledo’s James Wesley (3-2, 1 KO) by consentaneous choice. All 3 judges scored the bout 60-54 in favor of Bradford. Federico Pacheco likewise won by knockout at 2:36 of the 2nd round, stopping Halston Williams of Henderson, Nevada. Williams was making his professional launching, while Pacheco, who lives in South Central Los Angeles, is the more youthful sibling of unbeaten very middleweight Diego Pacheco and now has a record of 2-0 with 1 KO.